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This ‘Luke Cage’ and ‘Family Matters’ mashup will bring out your inner Urkel

As days go by.


Ramon Ramirez


Posted on Oct 11, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 7:58 pm CDT

Internetland—the snarky yucksters on Reddit in particular—just can’t resist a mashup-based parody that juxtaposes unlike things to great comedic effect. (Did you see Trump and Clinton getting their Dirty Dancing on yesterday? So great.)

But watch this great Luke Cage remix featuring Jesse Frederick’s “As Days Go By,” a schmaltzy tune used for ’90s sitcom Family Matters. Tell me you don’t smile watching a self-serious Marvel adaptation go sweet-toothed:

There just aren’t too many shows featuring black ensembles. For YouTube user Zach Ace to harken back to a bygone cultural moment and bring us full circle, well, that’s downright affecting.

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*First Published: Oct 11, 2016, 2:54 pm CDT