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Vice Ganda, Jugs, and Teddy Win ‘Magpasikat’ but Netizens Cry Foul for their ‘Copycat’ Performance

The team of Vice Ganda, Jugs, and Teddy was named ‘Magpasikat’ champion in It’s Showtime Animversary on Saturday, October 24, beating other groups, but it drew flak from netizens afterwards because the concept of their performance was allegedly ripped-off from a music video by American band “OK Go.”

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Its Showtime Copy

The production number of Vice, Jugs and Teddy called “Kapit Lang” used several optical illusions that earned rave reviews from the judges (“hurados”).

Amy Perez said “ang talino nung concept, ang lupit nung pagkakagawa.”

Marc Logan even described Jugs and Teddy as “a gift to Philippine showbiz” for coming up with such a creative concept.

However, after the announcement on Saturday that the trio won the competition, netizens cried foul and pointed out that the concept used by Vice Ganda, Jugs and Teddy was copied from the music video “Writings on the Wall” by the American band OK Go.

Watch the two videos and see if you can find the similarities.

Vice, Jugs, and Teddy – “Kapit Lang”:

OK Go – “Writings on the Wall”:

Do you think Vice, Jugs and Teddy copied the concept of their “Magpasikat” prod from the music video of “OK Go”? Please share your thoughts on the comments section below.

10 Comments on Vice Ganda, Jugs, and Teddy Win ‘Magpasikat’ but Netizens Cry Foul for their ‘Copycat’ Performance

  1. Yes, it’s a copycat, pati yung rolling room, it is also from OK GO’s other music video, my son loves OK GO, so when we watch Showtime, alam na

  2. weezerfan // October 26, 2015 at 8:36 pm //

    Yun kanta ng rocksteady na tungkol sa lesbian inacknowledge nya ba ang weezer?halatang kopya din mga lyrics eh..di na nakakagulat

  3. GMA7Pabobowaves // October 26, 2015 at 3:37 pm //

    BOBO ni copycat oh…..alam mo bang inacknowledged at sinabi nmn nya na inspired from OK GO’s or bobo ka…..ano nmn masasabi mo kay Tito Sotto? mas nakakahiya yun dude

  4. GRABE NAKAKA DISAPPOINT PANLOLOKO NILA! SANA SINABI NA LANG NA GINAYA SA ISANG MUSIC VIDEO.

  5. GMA7Pabobowaves // October 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm //

    yun nmn pala eh inacknowledge naman pala ni teddy …kaya bais yung article…. paki post nung gown ni maine na ginamit sa phil arena na same gown ni kim chui….hahaha natawa talaga ako dun…sayng yung paghahanda..sa gown pa talaga

  6. Pra maiba lang. Pero ang usapusapan talaga ang gown ni aldog mainene. Yung suot ni kim chiu nung 2013 pa. Lol

  7. Kailan po mapapalitan ang Showtime ? 6 years is too long a time..We need new faces..

  8. syempre ang mga di nakapanood eh walang alam tulad ng sumulat ng article na to.

  9. vice gandalang // October 26, 2015 at 7:21 am //

    as always walang originality talaga ang ITS SHOWTIME … jan sila magaling… manggaya… yay such a boring show….

  10. Heyheyhey__ // October 26, 2015 at 12:17 am //

    Article is so misleading. Smells bias. Teddy acknowledged that the performance was inspired from OK GO’s music vid.

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