The Screen Team, makers of nerd-based music parody videos — if you can’t remember who they are, I dare say you’ll recognize one of them — have brought forth “Moves Like Batman,” based on Maroon 5’s terrible “Moves Like Jagger” song. Using the ’60s Batman “na na na na na” instead of Adam Levine’s little croon-thing in the chorus is inspired, but not significantly less obnoxious, so be warned. On the other hand, since this video is mostly Batman busting a groove at a nearby Wal-Mart, there’s probably a decent 1% versus the 99% commentary in here if you wanted to hunt for it. I don’t.
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