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It is played in these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  8  / Episode:  16 
April in Quahog

This Television Episode plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
When choosing a jury Peter asks the lawyer, "Oh haven't you heard" and then starts singing bird is the word.

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  3  / Episode:  1 
BFFs

This Television Episode plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
Peter's "wait music" on his phone is this "bird is the word" song.

Family Guy:
Season:  8  / Episode:  10 
Big Man on Hippocampus

This Television Episode plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
After getting amnesia, Peter rediscovers Surfin' Bird falls in love with it all over again.

Family Guy:
Season:  10  / Episode:  17 
Forget-Me-Not

This Television Episode plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
The guys wander around the empty town, and find themselves in the bar, where Peter plays this song on the jukebox. After listening to the music for a few seconds, he turns it off saying the song is annoying.

30 Rock:
Season:  7  / Episode:  5 
There's No I in America

This Television Episode plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
This song is the ringtone on Liz's phone, letting her know her gynecologist is calling.

Family Guy:
Season:  9  / Episode:  3 
Welcome Back, Carter

This Television Episode plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
Peter sings a slow (almost ballad) version of the "Bird is the Word" song.

It is played in these television commercials...

KFC Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
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Nike Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
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It is played in these movies...

Fred Claus

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
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Full Metal Jacket

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
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Pink Flamingos

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
This song is played during the birthday party scene with the contortionist.
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It is played in these video games...

Just Dance
part of Just Dance

This Video Game plays Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
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It is referred to by these video games...

Deadly Premonition

This Video Game refers to Surfin' Bird performed by The Trashmen
This song is mentioned during a driving scene.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Surfin' Bird
performed by Pee Wee Herman

Surfin' Bird
performed by Ramones