‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ Reunion: Cast Recreates Crazy Funky Junky Hat Song

by Jeremy Spirogis
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“What’s that? A hat?…” If you’re a Wizards of Waverly Place fan, the remainder. When a number of the solid from the hit Disney Channel collection had a mini-reunion just lately to play a spherical of Wizards trivia, they had to recreate the “Crazy Funky Junky Hat” tune.

Cast of 'Wizards of Waverly Place'
Cast of ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ | Ron Tom/Disney Channel through Getty Images

The ‘Crazy Funky Junky Hat’ tune

The “Crazy Funky Junky Hat” tune made an look a number of instances in season 1 episode four of Wizards of Waverly Place, known as “New Employee.” Alex (Selena Gomez) and Harper (Jennifer Stone) sing the tune once they see somebody in a hat, with the 2 first breaking out within the tune once they see a pupil at college. The tune can be sung when Harper works on the Waverly Sub Station and so they see a buyer in a cowboy hat and once more, when the 2 characters are on the “Gurtbarn” and Alex finally ends up with frozen yogurt on her head.

The lyrics are kooky and enjoyable:

What’s that? A hat?
Crazy, funky, junky hat
Overslept, hair unpleasant
Trying to appear like Keira Knightley
We’ve been there, we’ve finished that
We see proper by means of your funky hat

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Selena Gomez and Jennifer Stone got here up with the dance

The lyrics to the tune have been cute and humorous however Gomez and Stone gave the tune some additional aptitude with an accompanying dance.

Series creator Todd Greenwald shared the story behind the tune and dance, telling International Business Times how the actors got here up with the strikes.

“It was to highlight a Harper and Alex bonding moment, to show that they had some history together,” Greenwald defined concerning the tune. “It came out of the writers’ room, but where it really came to life was when Jennifer and Selena gave it the dance.”

He continued, “We didn’t write the dance. The words came out of the writers’ room, but it really came to life once it hit the stage and Selena and Jennifer got a hold of it.”

“It was just a collaboration of a silly line of words, brought to life during run-through by Jennifer and Selena. They gave it the life,” he added.

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The solid recreated the tune throughout a mini reunion

When David Henrie, Gregg Sulkin, and Stone bought collectively for a mini Wizards of Waverly Place reunion, they examined their reminiscences concerning the present. Of course, the “Crazy Funky Junky Hat” tune got here up…. and naturally, they determined to recreate the little bit of TV magic.

Henrie mentioned, “I get comments to this day — people are like ‘do the crazy funky junky hat’” after which a lightbulb went off as he advised his co-stars, “We should totally do that!!”

Henrie additionally famous firstly of the video, “Make sure if you want a reboot to like, comment, and let us know because those kind of analytics are helpful to a reboot’s cause.”

Henrie and Sulkin had dished on a potential reboot throughout an earlier reunion video they did collectively. “I’ve talked to some people. Talked to some people that are decision-makers, to my sis Selena and I have to be very tactful with my response here because I’ll say there’s a lot of goodwill,” Henrie defined. “I don’t think anyone’s opposed to the idea, but I think it’s a matter of time. Could be tomorrow. Could be a year from now. But I’d say there’s reasonable hope that there will be a reunion one day.”

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