Dr. Demento

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Dr. Demento (AKA Barret Eugene Hansen) is a disc jockey who achieved fame and/or infamy with his long-running syndicated radio program which features strange and bizarre novelty tunes of every type and description. Along with reviving popular interest in performers such as Spike Jones and Tom Lehrer, he introduced "Weird Al" Yankovic to the world, which is pretty much a lifetime achievement in itself.

The show continues to air weekly via the Internet.

He is reportedly one of Bart Simpson's arch-enemies.


Dr. Demento provides examples of the following tropes: