The Attention To Detail To Copy Styx’s Music Video Is Phenomenal

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Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd became king of illusions when they put on a shot-for-shot remake of the 80s and 90s music videos – hockey players, ballet dancers, and all.

These guys have a long history of weirdness. They remade Styx’s 1981 jam “Too Much Time On My Hands” and launched into an epic lip sync battle.

Like every magnificent work of art, the closer you check the Fallon-Rudd video, the more surprises it unveils. With these shot-by-shot illustrations, you can wonder at the accurate work that went pulling this off, while together questioning why on Earth anyone made it, to start with.

In a society wherever most efforts to recreate history are rather half-assed, it’s a grand satisfaction to recognize someone put the effort in.

That’s exactly what Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd did on this video an excellent shot-for-shot remake of Styx’s 1981 music video for “Too Much Time on My Hands.”

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