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.

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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.”

Keep going for the video below: