Remembering the time when Luke Perry appeared in a banned Twisted Sister video

Luke Perry, the star of Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale, died yesterday after suffering a massive stroke. He was just 52.

Among all the tributes that have come in was this reminder that Perry appeared in a 1985 Twisted Sister video that was banned by MTV because it didn’t appreciate the zombie violence.

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller?” No problem because those zombies danced. That really wasn’t the point of “Be Chrool to Your Scuel.”

Watch for Luke (playing a student five years before he landed on 90210) to gets zombified. And yes, that is Alice Cooper and Bobcat Golthwait.

(Via Variety)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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