Let me just make you an exhaustive list of why I love this video:
-it was spontaneous -it’s one of my favorite classic rock songs -robbie and his boys -starts out with jensen teasing jared’s tendency to drop microphones -speight being helpful with the microphone -rob setting everything up carefully -just rob and speight being awesome kings of con in general -the audience’s support from the very beginning to the end -jensen’s voice (better than most real versions of songs) -rob’s voice (loved him since “eskimo”) -robbie and jensen knowing how to sing together -huddle of dude friends supporting jared’s first time playing -jared’s legendary bravery -just jared, in general -jensen altering the “america” lyric for the audience of australians -jensen’s rockstar-quality passion -speight’s “everybody!” to get the audience involved -the clapping, which jensen always encourages -the audience singing and making it sound even better -jared’s smile when jensen jumps up -jensen adding “that’s where we killed ‘em” to the lyric about vampires (he might be confusing himself with his character…again) -the a capella part -jensen watching jared play -someone yelling “yeah jared!” and making him smile -jared’s “you know the words” to the audience -all the guys hugging jared at the end -jared kissing rob -the fist bump -jensen being an actual big brother and grinning proudly for jared -the standing ovation, which big bro ackles also encouraged -jared’s modest “i am surrounded by some talented people” -jared’s forever blowing kisses at everyone who catches his eye in the audience -jensen’s gracious farewell -“wayward son” blasting at the end -how it was basically just an enormous family singing a pretty song together -bonus: jared’s jeans are really cool
The Playlist Series: Songs You Will Hear at an African American Family Function
Sister Sledge: “We Are Family” Frankie Beverly & Maze: “Before I let Go” S.O.S. Band: “Don’t Stop the Music” Slave: “Just A Touch of Love” One Way: “Cutie Pie” Patrice Rushe: “Forget Me Nots” The Isley Brothers: “For the Love of You” Juvenile: “Back that Ass Up” Curtist Mayfield: “Pusherman” Al Green: “Let’s Stay Together” Stevie Wonder: “Isn’t She Lovely” R. Kelly: “Step in the Name of Love” Luther Vandross: “Never Too Much" Shalamar: “Make That Move” Teena Marie: “Square Biz” Kool & the Gang: “ Get Down On it” Sugar Hill Gang: “Rappers Delight” Earth, Wind & Fire: “Reasons” Strafe: “Set it Off” The Gap Band: “You Dropped A Bomb on Me” Chic: “Good Times” Montel Jordan: “This “is How we Do It” Evelyn Champagne King: “Love Come Down” Club Nouveau: “Why You Treat Me So Bad” McFadden & Whitehead: “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now” Sly and The Family Stone: “Family Affair: Al Green: “Love and Happiness” Switch: “I Call Your Name” 68 Boyz: “Tootsee Roll” The O'Jays: “Love Train“ Carl Carlton: "She’s A Bad Mama Jama” The Whispers: “Rock Steady” Johnny Kemp: “Just Got Paid” Kool & the Gang: “Celebration” Ohio Players: “Love Roller Coaster” Al Green: “Tired of Being Alone” Marcia Griffiths: “ Electric Boogie (The Electric Slide)” Roger: "I Want to Be Your Man” Ohio Players: “Fire” Earth, Wind & Fire: “September” The Commodores: “Brick House” Michael Jackson: “Billie Jean” Chaka Khan: “Ain’t Nobody” Whitney Houston: “I wanna Dance With Somebody” Parliament: “Flashlight” DJ Casper: “Cha Cha Slide” Zap: “ Computer Love” The Whispers: “And the Beat Goes On” S.O.S.: “Just Be Good to Me” Frankie Beverly & Maze: “Happy Feelings” Cameo: “Candy” Vaughan Mason & Crew: “Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll“ Guy: “I Like” Cheryl Lynn: “Got to Be Real” Cupid: “Cupid Shuffle” The Gap Band: “Outstanding”
But guys, Jack dressing up as his dad for Halloween would be so fucking funny. He’d get Bitty to paint a black eye on his face and make it look like he got a tooth knocked out (alternatively, he takes out his own fake tooth bc there’s a good chance he already has a fake). He’d throw on an old pens or habs jersey and go around and ham it the fuck up. He’d smile charmingly and tell people to call him Bobby and just start spouting all these inspirational quotes that Bob keeps stealing from his uncles.
Alicia absolutely LOST IT when she sees him, and she only laughs harder when Bob spends the first part of the night pouting cause his son is making fun of him. (But secretly he’s teary and flattered that his son chose to dress up as him for Halloween the same way he was when 6yo Jack did it the first time.) Both the Zimmerparents and Bitty have the picture of Jack and Bob on display somewhere and Shitty keeps one in his wallet that he pulls out for stars at sometimes. It’s a family classic.