Rock stars are invading the small screen! We aren’t sure what’s in the air, but lately some legendary musicians have been popping up on prime-time TV shows. Just last week we were blown away when Prince appeared as a guest star on The New Girl (apparently he’s a huge fan), and now we’ve got news that Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy is set for a stint on Parks & Rec. This got us thinking about other times when worlds collided and our favorite music makers turned up on our favorite sitcoms. Sometimes it was pretty weird, but it always made for GREAT television. Read on for more! 10. The Doobie Brothers on What’s Happening (1978)
This mid seventies sitcom about a group of teenagers growing up in the Watts section of L.A. has become mostly forgotten…were it not for this highly memorable (and hilariously random) cameo from the Doobie Brothers. The guys returned to their “former high school” to perform a concert.
9. Eddie Van Halen in Two and a Half Men (2009)
As Charlie Sheen’s character rushes for the restroom he is devastated to find it occupied. But then the door opens and EVH emerges, complete with his guitar. That’s enough to make anyone wet their pants!