Film and TV

MTV's Top 5 WTF Moments

As previously noted in Rocks Off, August 1st, 2011 will mark the 30th anniversary of that moon man planting that flag, claiming cable for MTV. In 1981, even the biggest dreamers at the channel couldn't have imagined what it would become, or that they would relegate videos to 3 a.m. to show pregnant teenagers and juiceheads during the day, but that's a discussion for another time.

In the three decades that have passed, the network has had its great moments bringing monumental artists together for performances. It's had its sad moments honoring those musicians and entertainers who left us too soon. And, most notably, MTV has had its fair share of moments that made us say WTF?

Here is a list of Music Television's - a name by which it is no longer called, seriously - most WTF moments. Of course, people like Tom Green and the Jackass crew are disqualified, because we have the lowest expectations for them.

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