“They wanted me to dance,” Self said last month of the video. “And that wasn't gonna happen. If I would have known I could wear a chicken head, (and) nobody (would) know who I was, I might have done it. But I didn't know what the ‘Harlem Shake' was.
“I do think it shows kind of team unity, and the other thing is, I think our fans like seeing that our guys are real.”
4. Arizona Diamondbacks
The D-backs' “Harlem Shake” isn't all that memorable until the final six seconds, when manager Kirk Gibson runs in front of the group pumping his fist, imitating his own jog around the bases after a game-winning home run in the 1988 World Series.
5. Louisville basketball
Coach Rick Pitino is giving a postgame speech, lauding his squad for strong defensive play, when Russ Smith stands on a chair and starts dancing. Pitino reacts, “What are you doing? What the hell are you doing?”