Will Smith Performs "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" with Jaden. Oh, and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Oh, and Also, Alfonso Ribeiro Does the Carlton Dance
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Will Smith Performs "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" with Jaden. Oh, and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Oh, and Also, Alfonso Ribeiro Does the Carlton Dance

By Dustin Rowles | Videos | May 24, 2013 | Comments ()

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Oh, I know. You saw Will Smith performs "Fresh Prince of Bel Air," and thought, "Whatever. Didn't he do that a few months ago on Graham Norton?" And then you saw Jaden, and you thought, "Meh. That annoying kid again?" Then you saw DJ Jazzy Jeff and thought, "Oh, I dunno. That's kind of cool. I guess." And the you saw The Carlton Dance, and you were like, "Oh, hell yeah!"

As Stefan would say, this video has everything.

Happy Memorial Day, folks.

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  • Classic

    I cannot stop loving this...

  • juzzlehizzle

    This is rap music that don't scare da' white folks

  • WhiteProud

    Aw HELL Naw...

  • The episode where Will and Carlton do the Tonto dance was always my favorite. Their dancing just cracks me the hell up

  • mann8220

    Ugh...enough with Will Smith's arrogant little son. Jaden is nothing without his dad. Jaden needs to sit back and let his dad do his thing.

  • AlexW

    I looooove that Graham Norton is getting more exposure stateside over the past few months. His talk show is so fantastic. He manages to get a good variety of guests as opposed to the usual gang of regulars that show up on American talk shows. And he's legitimately funny.

  • SorayaS

    He is hilarious. Did you watch that episode? I cackled at "that's a window into their world!"

  • Sara_Tonin00

    Ok. How sexy to see Will Smith do that rap in a 3 piece suit? Seriously.

    And...Ribeiro looks like he hasn't aged at all. Give me 3 months to hit the Pilates and yoga hardcore and I would go so hard at Alfonso. (I'd love to get right on it, but there's no way I'd be able to keep up with those hips.)

  • 724wd

    damnit! seriously, why does my BBCA not play Graham Norton until a week after the rest of the world?! I FEEL LIKE I'M TAKING CRAZY PILLS!

  • Bandit

    YES! This is awesome. In recent years, I'd forgotten why I used to love Will Smith so much. This was why. The man has charisma like no-one else. Junior will never be his daddy.

  • Between this and Helen Mirren dressing up like the Queen and going to some little boy's house, the internet just got won.

    I am totally going to be watching this all weekend. I thought it was awesome, and then they did the Kemosabe and I died.

  • e jerry powell

    Actually, she didn't go to his house. She's playing the Queen again on the West End in a new play. The kid's parents took him to see the play and he got to have tea with her backstage.

  • annie

    This shit never happens on American talk shows. Wtf, America?

  • I'mNotTheGreatest

    His son ruined everything

  • e jerry powell

    Don't they always?

  • Judge_Snyder

    Must suck to be Alfonse Ribeiro at this stage in his career. He could pull off the World's best Othello and the only thing people would give a shit about is the Carlton dance.

  • bleujayone

    I wonder what Othello breaking into the Carton Dance would be like? I think it could work, but only if Iago was played by Gilbert Gottfired.

  • e jerry powell

    I could see it in the Verdi opera. The play? Not so much.

  • John G.

    True, but at least he was on a hit TV show back before the internet, when shows with market share like Big Bang would have been cancelled as a total failure in season 1, back when the paycheck for a prime-time network hit was measured in tanker trucks full of cash.

  • Adam Tarrant

    Ears bleeding with happiness

  • El Chingon


  • e jerry powell

    Uh, NO.

  • Wembley

    Do serial killers have no ambition anymore?

    Annoying offspring of celebs is a great niche victomology-why has no one undertaken this task? It has everything.

    Fame from the get-go. No FBI suppressing the media to frustrate you.

    Appropriate challenge levels-these kids have security, but most of it is failed NFL lineman wannabes meant to push fans around and get in the line of fire.

    Definite potential to become a folk-hero alà DB Cooper-it's practically a public service. And Vegas will have a betting line up after the second victim.

    So come on people, 4% of you are sociopaths and 1% are psychopaths (OK, it's Pajiba, so 40% and 10% might be closer to the actual figures) do you want your "fifteen minutes"? Or are you going to let the teen mom pornstars and enraged sorority girls have all the fun?

  • Long_Pig_Tailor

    The real difficulty isn't the security, it's the paparazzi. Tactically speaking, paparazzi behave pretty much identically to how a prospective serial killer would, so really any would-be serial killer will be kill-blocked by an asshole with a camera in that bush or dark alley behind the club he scouted a week ago.

    On the bright side, this is evidence that the paparazzi, while being mostly irredeemable human beings, do still manage to serve a purpose. Because our world is a wondrous web of intricate interconnectedness and shit.

  • Wembley

    I have to reject your contention that paparazzi are human beings. While similar in form and appearance to humans, they are actually a variety of parasitic urban wildlife, much like coyotes, except they find it easier to open trash cans and dumpsters.

  • e jerry powell

    I'm voting epiphytic fungus, myself.

  • Maguita NYC

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    Okay I agree, Juliana William sold it better. I'm still a newbie at this thing.

  • llp

    Heather Graham looks like she would be fun to hang out with. Bradley Cooper seems like no fun at all, and Graham Norton dances exactly like all my British in-laws. Whom I love, but dear god, get off the dance floor.

  • Fabius_Maximus

    It goes to show that the Irish are not so far removed from the Brits as they'd like to be.

  • NoPantsMcLane

    Bradley Cooper is a serious actor now. He can't be seen doing silly stuff like this.

  • Amilcare Schettini

    whoa that was heather Graham. That is the sexiest white girl dance I have ever seen.

  • e jerry powell

    She whip her hair back and forth
    She whip her hair back and forth
    She whip her hair back and forth
    She whip her hair back and forth

  • Michelle Belden

    I was somewhat moved to make fun of Ms. Graham's reaction, but truthfully were I there I would have been rolling on the floor and possibly crying the tears of happiness while urinating the pee of happiness as soon as Carlton came out on stage, so I will refrain from judging.

  • Your Daddy

    Nice haircut Jaden. Get off the stage.

  • niftywench

    i was going to say "oh no, NOT EVERYTHING!!" but THEN they did the Kemosabe dance and all was right in the world.

  • googergieger

    Instead of Jaden they should have had that white guy that was in the jail cell with Carlton and Will that loved to sing songs for them. And I mean for literally everything, instead of Jaden just have that guy instead.

  • Maguita NYC

    Instead of Jaden, just have anyone else.


  • e jerry powell

    I volunteer. I need to be much nearer to Will Smith, so as to bitch-slap him.

  • Claude Weaver

    Say what you will about Will Smith, the man knows how to have some goofy ass fun. And two Heather Graham related items in a day? Talk about warming the cold cackles of my loins...heart. Heart is what I said.

    I think Bradley Cooper is still steamed at that horrible Duncan Rowles interview, and that's why he's not joining in. What a shame.

  • googergieger

    I believe his name is Dobby Rowsdower.

  • Fredo

    What's saddest is that Smith probably paid Jazzy Jeff and Ribeiro's appearance fee in order to get them there. It was either that or Joey Silverstein's bar mitzvah for Jazzy and Carlton.

  • clatie

    This makes me so very happy. Too happy. Will be doing some thinking later.

  • Pajiba_Pragmatist

    It's funny that the Carlton Dance, done to represent the epitome of bad dancing, is done by a guy whose start was on Broadway in a show called "Tap Dance Kid". Here he is in 1983 doing "Dance Baby" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

  • Claude Weaver

    Thing is, you have to be a damn good dancer to dance badly that well. If you really look at the Carlton Dance, you can see the skill and talent it actually takes to pull it off.

  • e jerry powell

    I love dancing badly intentionally. It scares the kiddies.

  • Viking

    Do you remember him as the kid in the Pepsi commercial with Michael Jackson? He was wearing the red and black leather zipper jacket dancing with MJ in the street. He's been a dancer his whole life, I think.

  • e jerry powell

    Essentially. Ultimately, though, Savion Glover got more attention.

  • Pajiba_Pragmatist


  • llp

    Alfonso Ribiero is an excellent dancer, even when he was on Silver Spoons.

    I am old, and I love him. Why isn't he in more things?

  • Candee

    ...I was never able to do the Carlton Dance. I've tried. Too many times, I've tried. And failed.

  • "Jaden Smith did not earn this," said my wife, shaking her head in disgust.

  • Bodhi

    Oh yes, that was fantastic! Heather Graham looked like she'd never heard the song before

  • My life, made.

  • Maguita NYC

    THE CARLTON DANCE!!!! Will Smith still got it but Jaden unfortunately is missing the It gene his hot papa has in spades.

    Also, white girl PLEASE! Stop shaking your shoulders and thrashing your hair like it's a Wham! concert.

    EDIT: Oh, it's Heather Graham? Go on then, you're hot enough to get away with it.

  • e jerry powell

    She thought she was Willow.

    She whip her hair back and forth
    She whip her hair back and forth
    She whip her hair back and forth
    She whip her hair back and forth

  • cruzzercruz

    You mean Willa? I think these stupid products of nepotism have gender swapped versions of their parents' names. How else can you sell such a calculatedly forced and inferior product?

  • e jerry powell

    Be calm, content in the knowledge that they will very likely burn out before they finish high school.

  • Maguita NYC

    We can now officially put all those rumors to rest: Will Smith is straight.

    For no gay man in his right mind would ever bestow on his offspring a fucking portmanteau. It's just as tacky as scrunchies.

  • e jerry powell

    True, that, I guess. What does Will Smith know from tacky?

  • Sara_Tonin00

    Holy crap. I never noticed that before. If I was cool I'd do one of those mind-blown gifs here.

  • Maguita NYC

    Urgh Willow! Sad how I already cannot stand those kids when they're still at the dawn of their careers.

  • Heather Graham in the best best best thing about this video. She looks like she runs on batteries.

  • Juliana William

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  • SpongebobSquarepeg

    Your friend's mother in law is lying. She's a hooker.

    I'm sorry to be the one to break the bad news.

  • It sucks that your comment has to sit under my comment. I'm going to write a letter to my senator.

    And her mom is a hooker, and she's terrible at it.

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