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Zeppelin in Pop culture

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You know what i mean, it the things that makes you smile. Like when Oto from the Simpson's crashes his bus and flies off a cliff, he yells out "Zeppelin Rules" My personal favorite is in the movie Dazed and Confused ( the movie title itself could be an example) I don't have the exact quote, but it talks about bonzo doing a 40 min. drum solo. (if any body know the real quote, please post). What are other examples that Zep Heads like.

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You know what i mean, it the things that makes you smile. Like when Oto from the Simpson's crashes his bus and flies off a cliff, he yells out "Zeppelin Rules" My personal favorite is in the movie Dazed and Confused ( the movie title itself could be an example) I don't have the exact quote, but it talks about bonzo doing a 40 min. drum solo. (if any body know the real quote, please post). What are other examples that Zep Heads like.

I liked it when Germaine Greer interviewed them.

It's probably not what your looking for but it at least made us antipodeans look cool.

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there is some other Simpsons quote where they trash Jimmy Page for "stealing"

... poor Jimmy Page.

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I remember my brother telling me about a simpsons episode where Homer talks about a stairway to heaven that Jesus taught about. And then an angry Flanders corrects him by saying that wasn't Jesus, stupid, that was Led Zeppelin. Anyone know which episode it was? Or am I totally making it up from a crazy dream...

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I remember my brother telling me about a simpsons episode where Homer talks about a stairway to heaven that Jesus taught about. And then an angry Flanders corrects him by saying that wasn't Jesus, stupid, that was Led Zeppelin. Anyone know which episode it was? Or am I totally making it up from a crazy dream...

Yes, I remember that. I couldn't say what episode, but I can confirm you didn't dream it, anyway, hah.

Another Simpsons one: When Marge is babysitting for Rod & Todd while Flanders is away, and one of the kids hurts himself, and Ned comes back and says something to the effect of, "I hate to be a Ned Zeppelin, but is one of my boys Brazed & Contused?".

In the 5th season of That '70s Show, all of the show titles are Zeppelin songs.

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"Newsradio" used all of the album titles except for III as episode titles. I think one show was even called "Led Zeppelin Box Set"

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On SCTV (the Canadian sketch comedy show with Martin Short, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Rick Moranis) there was a joke commercial for "Stairways To Heaven", a K-Tel collection of 30 renditions of Stairway To Heaven by various artists...

Stairways To Heaven

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In Ocean's 12, Matt Damon quotes the first verse of Kashmir. No a direct mention of Zep, but one people familiar with Zep should get.

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:lol: I don't know Rich Little is (or who most of them are), but him "singing it so close to the original, it's scary" was hilarious :hysterical:. I wonder how many people wanted that :lol:--I would totally buy it, if only for kicks :lol::thumbsup:

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Well in film...

* There's the recent (Jack Black with Immigrant Song in "School of Rock")

* There's the classic ("Whenever possible...put on side 1 of Led Zeppelin IV" advice from Damone to Rat in "Fast Times At Ridgemont High," then cut to Rat in his car with "Kashmir" playing. One of those subtly hysterical things in a Crowe movie specifically targeted at us fellow Zeppelin geeks).

* There's the legendary (pretty much the entire movie "Almost Famous").

Also, there's everything Chuck Klosterman writes.

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The Cadillac commercial with the snippet of Led Zeppelin music -- the first time I heard it, it threw my thoughts back to high school and the days when I couldn't wait until In Through the Out Door came out!

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Bad News (comic strip presents)

"I could play "Stairway to Heaven" when I was twelve. Jimmy Page didn't actually write it until he was twenty-two. I think that says quite a lot." (Vim)

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Yesterday, while flipping channels , I caught the parents on Home Improvement talking about Zeppelin. Seems the mom smoked a doob laced with "something" at a show, got whacked out of her gourd and ended up in jail.

I kid you not.

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On SCTV (the Canadian sketch comedy show with Martin Short, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Rick Moranis) there was a joke commercial for "Stairways To Heaven", a K-Tel collection of 30 renditions of Stairway To Heaven by various artists...

Stairways To Heaven

Wow, this sketch is priceless!!! Funny thing is, the add says there's a version by Dolly Parton....who ended-up covering it for real a few years ago.

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Bad News (comic strip presents)

"I could play "Stairway to Heaven" when I was twelve. Jimmy Page didn't actually write it until he was twenty-two. I think that says quite a lot." (Vim)

lol that is priceless

few more The Part in Wayne World where he start's to play something and the clerk points to the sign that says "No Stairway To Heaven"

When Will Farrel was acting like President George W. Bush during the benefit for NYC Firefighters, he says "since my approval rating is 110% i could do anything i want" and starts singing STH i still have more but ill wait

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My tivo is set to record anything Zeppelin and i get a bunch of 70's shows episode and a few Newsradio show everymonth

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I don't know if this is a good example, but in "That '70s Show" Led Zeppelin, is always referred as the greatest band of all times, and a legend to the characters.

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