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Throwback Video of the Week!

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Thank you, Geico, for resurrecting one of the great hair band hits of the 1980s. Their clever “Ratt problem” commercial was inspired by the video for Ratt’s signature song, “Round and Round.”

Released as a single in 1984, “Round and Round” peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was Ratt’s most successful song and remains one of the defining tracks of the ’80s metal era.

Back to the video. The scene is an upper-crusty dinner party hosted by an older couple, of which both members are played by Milton Berle. The legendary (and sometimes cross-dressing) comedian’s nephew, Marshall Berle, was Ratt’s manager at the time.

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Meanwhile, Ratt is rocking out in the attic, much to the dismay of the “Mr. and Mrs. Berle.” At one point, guitarist Warren DeMartini (above) falls through the ceiling and onto the dining room table.

One of the dinner guests, a younger woman, decides to investigate. On her way to the attic, she sheds her high society attire and starts dancing to the song. Even the butler is revealed to be a Ratt fan by the end of the video.

RATT - Round And Round (Official Music Video)

You're watching the official music video for RATT - "Round And Round" from the album 'Out Of The Cellar'. "Round And Round" is featured in season 2 of the Ne...