Due to social media, it’s a fairly common incidence for movie star deaths to pattern on Twitter, even when they aren’t actual. However for some purpose, it looks like the world is attempting to inform us that America’s sweetheart Bizarre Al Yankovic is useless, even though he’s very a lot alive.
Within the second episode of Amazon’s new sci-fi present Paper Ladies, one of many characters mentions that Bizarre Al is “useless,” to which her buddy says “What? He’s in all probability simply previous.” After all, we rapidly be taught that she is speaking about her pet hampster, Bizarre Al. The episode is aptly titled, “Bizarre Al Is Lifeless.” The change is a foolish second, adopted by the group of paper women speaking about their pets. However…it will get weirder.
Because it seems, this isn’t the primary episode of a TV present to be named “Bizarre Al Is Lifeless.” Y: The Final Man launched an episode in October with the identical precise title. Understandably, Bizarre Al himself is worried.
So what’s the cope with this?
Each Paper Ladies and Y: The Final Man are primarily based on comics written by Brian Ok. Vaughan, who is thought for being one of many writers on Underneath The Dome and Misplaced, the place he coincidentally additionally wrote the season 5 episode “Lifeless Is Lifeless.” Not less than he didn’t carry Bizarre Al into that smoke monster-infected world.
Whereas Vaughan hasn’t defined the connection, the official Paper Ladies Twitter identified, “No Bizarre Al’s had been harmed within the making of Paper Ladies.” Good!