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"Goodbye, Jean-Luc, I'm gonna miss you. You had such potential. But then again, all good things must come to an end."
- Q, Star Trek: TNG

Total Eclipse of the Heart - Literal Version

by Ken Newquist / June 13, 2009

There are some things so weird, so strange, so downright incomprehensible that they could only have emerged from the cyclopean depths of the 80s. The music video for "Total Eclipse of the Heart" -- a song heard by many, but perhaps only seen by a few -- is one such artifact.

Indeed, it so transcends our modern understanding that the only thing we can do is mock it. And mock it literally. The "literal version" of the music video replaces the original lyrics with a musical transcription of what's happening on screen.

And yes, Arthur Fonzarelli really does have an army of clones...