Video Of The Week - The Best 'Let It Go' Parody Ever?

By Meera Dolasia on March 3, 2014

CCSS Grades: 3-8 Word Search

With Frozen's catchy song 'Let it go' winning the Oscar last night, there are bound to be numerous more parodies added to the hundreds of thousands that already exist on YouTube. However, very few will be more fun or relevant (given the recent winter storms) than the one performed on Friday, February 21st, by Bob Herzog on Cincinnati, Ohio's WKRC.

Dubbed 'Just Don't Go', the traffic reporter sung his dramatic parody against a backdrop of cars skidding on ice and himself, trudging and slipping on the snow. With over 1.7 million views and counting, it will be probably go down as the most watched traffic update in history!

This of course is not the first time the veteran reporter has performed a parody for the station's Dance Party Friday segments. His past covers include Lorde's 'Royals' that begins with 'I've never seen a day without a crash' and Elton John's 'Rocket Man' that he transformed to 'Traffic Man'. Who knew watching a traffic report could be so much fun?

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Article Comprehension

  1. What did the Bob Herzog do?
  2. What was he trying to convey in a fun way?
  3. Do you think his message got across?

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Why do people create parodies of their favorite songs?

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  • meThursday, June 25, 2015 at 9:25 am
    amazingly hilarious
    • dauntless4
      dauntless4Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 5:10 pm
      that's quite funny but his high note made my ears bleed lol
      • awesome11
        awesome11Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:35 am
        Watch the video
        • awesome11
          awesome11Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:34 am
          Funny
          • kykywally
            kykywallyMonday, May 18, 2015 at 5:03 pm
            i saw that when it was aired i was laughing so hard i cried
            • weirdness
              weirdnessThursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:38 am
              I did too. It was so funny
              • awesome11
                awesome11Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:36 am
                I also thought it was funny I laughed pretty hard
            • 14353Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:11 pm
              I have a friend who didn't laugh much, but I did!!!
              • sunshineMonday, May 11, 2015 at 12:16 pm
                that is crazy
                • princessMonday, May 11, 2015 at 12:15 pm
                  that is very very very funny
                  • country111
                    country111Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2:20 pm
                    i love that vid
                    • bmecrystal
                      bmecrystalFriday, May 8, 2015 at 8:45 am
                      This is funny video

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