Weird Al has some competition: Chuck E. Cheese

Kids' pizza chain puts out some quality '80s parody music videos

If you're a parent, chances are you've spent some quality (or not-so-quality) time at a Chuck E. Cheese "restaurant" - watching your kids jump in a ball pit, play video games (or other assorted games-for-ticket contraptions) or just run around screaming. I've done this many times, and while waiting for my kids during one of their birthday parties, I noticed that they have TVs that play assorted parody videos, with songs from the '80s (that most parents of today would recognize).


The company today released a bunch of new parody videos, which I'm sure I'll see the next time my son gets invited to a birthday party there. They are good enough to make Weird Al a bit nervous, methinks.

In this first one, we get a parody of Bobby Brown's "My Prerogative", called "My Karate Kid"

In this next one, we get a parody of Poison's "Every Rose Has a Thorn", entitled "Larry Go to the Store":

Look out for these the next time you're watching another kid step into the Ticket Blaster.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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