13. Fatboy Slim, "Praise You"
Long before flash mobs began taking over the streets of New York, director-producer-music-video-visionary Spike Jonez brought awkward staged dance to the masses in his award-winning 1999 video for Fatboy Slim’s “Praise You.”
Shot guerilla-style in Westwood, CA, the vid features a crew of mom jeans enthusiasts tearing it up outside a busy movie theater. While the clearly weirded-out onlookers are half the entertainment, it’s really Jonze (in disguise as the fictional troupe’s leader, Richard Koufey) and his unforgettable interpretive dancing that brings the laughs. Now if only we could’ve seen those moves make a cameo in “Otis.”