Behind the Music (TV Series 1997–2014) Poster



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Edited into 

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)
Segments from that show are included.
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
clips from this show are featured


BTM2 (2000) (TV Series)
Shorter episodes with less known artists.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Barenaked Ladies (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the senate voting skit
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Dawson's Creek: Future Tense (2000) (TV Episode)
Pacey says that he learned about the book "1984" by watching VH1 Behind the Music.
DAG: The Return of Kathering Twigg (2000) (TV Episode)
When his coworkers ask questions about his personal life, Dag asks, "What is this, DAG Behind the Music?"
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000) (TV Movie)
Frasier: Sliding Frasiers (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frasier
Joe Dirt (2001)
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Gilmore Girls: The Road Trip to Harvard (2001) (TV Episode)
Rory to Lorelai: "Your 'Behind the Music' is gonna be really wild."
Roswell: Behind the Music (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Still Standing: Still Reading (2002) (TV Episode)
Bill says he's going to go watch Behind the Music during Judy's book club meeting.
Scrubs: My White Whale (2003) (TV Episode)
Jimmy says that he "forgot to set my TiVo for the Styx 'Behind the Music.'"
Joan of Arcadia: P.O.V. (2004) (TV Episode)
Joan refers to the series.
Nostalgia Critic: Saved by the Bell (2008) (TV Episode)
Californication: Vaginatown (2008) (TV Episode)
"Behind the Music: Motley Crue" mentioned
University of Andy: How to Start a Band (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andy
Being Human: There Goes the Neighborhood: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Danny
One Hit Wonderland: Unbelievable by EMF (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Futurama: Assie Come Home (2013) (TV Episode)
The Planet Express crew mention this show.
Bad Johnson (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to Court! (2015) (TV Episode)
Titus says, "I've seen the first half of every 'Behind the Music' ever."
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Senator Bernie Sanders/Savion Glover/Brandi Carlile/Brann Dailor (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bernie Sanders in the segment Ya Bernt

Featured in 

I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1998 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
Vanilla Ice Archive (2012)
Segments and interviews from Vanilla Ice special used throughout

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Christina Aguilera (2000) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the famous Cowbell sketch.
The Simpsons: Behind the Laughter (2000) (TV Episode)
The entire episode is a parody of this documentary series, but about The Simpsons instead of a band or singer.
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
spoofed in VH1 skit
South Park: Terrance and Phillip: Behind the Blow (2001) (TV Episode)
The Behind the Blow documentary we see clips of in this episode is a parody of this documentary series.
MADtv: Episode #7.19 (2002) (TV Episode)
Parodied in the "Behind the Music: Michael and Katherine" sketch
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (2002) (TV Special)
features the famous Behind the music Cowbell skit
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Christopher Walken (2004) (TV Special)
Spoofed in the infamous Cowbell sketch
Robot Chicken: Plastic Buffet (2005) (TV Episode)
a sketch spoofing the show
Saturday Night Live: Tom Brady/Beck (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Behind the music skit
Metalocalypse: Snakes 'n' Barrels (2006) (TV Episode)
The start of the episode
Tosh.0: Tay Zonday (2011) (TV Episode)
"Behind the Crappy Internet Music" segment
Stevie TV: Episode #1.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Behind the Music: Kim Zolciak" skit
The Parodies Volume 3 (2013) (Video)
XXX parody of the TV show
Family Guy: Herpe, the Love Sore (2014) (TV Episode)
"Behind the Music: Electric Mayhem"

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