The '80s were something pretty special when it came to music.
The very early '80s saw elements of new wave and punk finding their way into pop music. Among those artists who synthesized these elements into this new aesthetic was Queens, New York singer Cyndi Lauper, whose first album, "She's So Unusual" was the first female debut album to land four singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
The '90s saw a similar cultural revolution in television.
By the late '90s, television had undergone a dramatic change in content. Cartoons were once thought of as kids' stuff: harmless junk food programming for Saturday morning entertainment. By 1999, however, shows like "The Simpsons" and MTV's "Beavis and Butthead" were showing that animation could be used as social and cultural commentary and not just advertising for breakfast cereals.
In 1999, Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" made its debut on FOX and it's been going strong ever since. Featuring MacFarlane voicing many of the characters, including the unforgettably evil toddler Stewie and the hapless patriarch Peter Griffith, the show, which remains on air, helped to launch him onto the silver screen with the Ted franchise.
What then could be better than Seth MacFarlane singing Cyndi Lauper's hit songs as Stewie and Peter Griffith on "The Graham Norton Show"?
Nothing. That's what. Enjoy.
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