Watch ‘Tacky,’ Weird Al’s ‘Happy’ Parody Featuring Jack Black, Kristen Schaal

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It was just a matter of time before Weird Al Yankovic put his own stamp on Pharrell‘s still-reigning “Happy.”

Shot in the same style of “Happy” with people dancing around while trading lip-synced verses, the video features a large cast of actors and comedians, premiered via Nerdist.

Related: Does “Weird Al” get permission to record his parodies?

Jack Black, Margaret Cho, Kristen Schaal, Aisha Tyler and Modern Family‘s Eric Stonestreet all make appearances — and while she doesn’t appear in it, Julianne Moore’s is inadvertently referenced as the video was shot the same place where her character in The Big Lebowski lived, at the Palace Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

In keeping with the song’s title, there’s a lot of bold fashion choices, from Al’s technicolor prints-clashing suit to Black’s fanny pack and Stonestreet’s money sign necklace and dollar bill-covered shirt.

Lyrically, Weird Al takes digs at compulsive food-pic-sharing-Instagrammers, people who take selfies at funerals, and even Kanye West. “Now I’m dropping names constantly/ That’s what Kanye West keeps telling me,” he sings, referencing any of Kanye’s monologues over the past couple of years.

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