10 Videos From The ’90s With Special Effects That Blew Our Minds

by (@unclegrambo)

ARTIST: Paula Abdul
SONG: “Opposites Attract”
DIRECTOR: Candace Reckinger & Michael Patterson
YEAR: 1990

I mean, come on! Sure, the technology is a little bit corny, but watching MC Skat Kat flirt with a pre-cray cray Paula Abdul? GETS US EVERY TIME!

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ARTIST: Will Smith
SONG: “Men In Black”
DIRECTOR: Robert Caruso
YEAR: 1997

Speaking of awkwardly lovable pairings! In the video for “Men In Black” (which, you may or may not recall, was the theme song for the film Men In Black), Big Willie Style gets jiggy with a CGI alien. These graphics have aged the worst out of everything you’re gonna see today, but we still have a soft spot for this treatment.

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