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Bad (1987)

Video  -  Short | Music | Musical  -  31 August 1987 (USA)
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Michael Jackson's music video for his song "Bad".

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Crack Customer
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Michael Jackson's music video for his song "Bad".

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The video is apparently heavily influenced by West Side Story (1961)'s "Cool" song-and-dance sequence which is also staged in a parking garage. Jackson was a huge fan of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Ski: Hey, up in Duxbury, they wear them turtle shell glasses?
Darryl: That's *tortoise* shell...
Ski: Excuse me, brotha...
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Connections

Referenced in One on One: Phantom Menace (2001) See more »

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Bad
Written by Michael Jackson
Performed by Michael Jackson
Courtesy of Epic Records
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10 July 2001 | by (Surrey, B.C. Canada) – See all my reviews

When I saw this music video for the first time, I really liked it because I liked the song and also that Michael Jackson is my favorite singer of all time. Michael Jackson did a fine job in this music video and the direction and choreography were superb. Michael Jackson has done very cool music videos in the past and they were cool and this one is cool too. My favorite part was Michael saying "Who's Bad?" because it sounded cool and that it goes with the song.

Final Rating: 10/10


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