From This Might Be A Wiki
|song name||Experimental Film|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Selections From The Spine, The Spine, Experimental Film (Promo), TMBG Clock Radio, Venue Songs, Them Ain't Big Eye Ants, Idlewild, 50,000,000 They Might Be Giants Songs Can't Be Wrong|
|first played||January 25, 2004 (160 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell|
- The Homestar Runner video features many of the H*R characters created by Mike and Matt Chapman. Clicking on the text "Directed by Strong Sad & The Cheat" at the beginning of the video loads an audio commentary by the H*R characters. It doesn't have much to do with TMBG lore, but they do refer to Them as "Super Giants," "Supreme Giants," and "That one right there with the glasses", and make continual references to the skull. See the H*R wiki article on this song.
- When this song is played live, Flansburgh has a tendency to yell "Guitar!" in a falsetto voice before the solo, reminiscent of Justin Hawkins of The Darkness in "I Believe in a Thing Called Love".
- According to John Flansburgh in a 2004 Wired interview, the band was planning another music video for the song in addition to the Homestar Runner video, but this never materialized.
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Experimental Film is currently ranked #79 out of 910. (222 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.94)