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Bizarre Music Video Stars John C. Reilly As A Violent Bargain Hunter In Echo Park

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A new video from electronic artist Mr. Oizo stars actor John C. Reilly in a violent rampage to get a deal on a toy—an appropriate video drop for Black Friday.

The video features "Ham," a track from Mr. Oizo (also know as filmmaker Quentin Dupieux), while Reilly stars as a cold-hearted jerk who cruises around Echo Park on a motorized scooter with his son (Kyle Pacek), and then gets in a heated dispute with other callous shoppers over a yellow puppet named Flat Eric.

Flat Eric is sort of a legendary puppet. He was created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop and has appeared in Levi commercials and other Mr. Oizo videos.

The video is directed by Tim and Eric's Eric Wareheim, and is part of Rubberhead, a new comedy variety special hosted by Sarah Silverman.

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Here's the video. Warning: the video is graphic.

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