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Video on Trial

Video on Trial (abbreviated as VOT) is a half-hour MuchMusic television program where a panel of musicians, comedians and entertainment columnists critique music videos.

In the opening credits, the narrator describes the show as being "the show that will never rest until all music videos are brought to justice".

Season 1Edit

Episode 1.01Edit

  • Nikki Payne: She wrote "Do Somethin'" for her husband. She's gonna follow it up with a song called "Why Don't You Get a Job". (on "Do Somethin'" by Britney Spears)
  • Jay-Z: (rapping in the song "99 Problems") You're stopping me because I'm young and I'm black and my hat's real low.
  • George Logan: It's not because you're black or because you're young. It's becuase he thinks a homeless man is carjacking you. (on "99 Problems" by Jay-Z)

Episode 1.02Edit

  • Trevor Boris: You notice there's ghost sluts dancing behind him. It's like "Ooh, I died of syphilis!" (on "Candy Shop" by 50 Cent featuring Olivia)

Episode 1.03Edit

  • Debra DiGiovanni: I'm sick of all these slutty girls wearing slutty clothes. I would just like to see a video with a girl wearing a nice blouse. (on "Milkshake" by Kelis)
  • Ron Sparks: Suddenly Shawn Desman is shrunk down to a size that better represents his talent. (on "Let's Go" by Shawn Desman)
  • Ron Sparks: I'm not gonna say too much about this video, because I'm friends with Blink-182, but I will say one thing...Shawn Desman sucks. (on "I Miss You" by Blink-182)
  • Ron Sparks: Just when it's starting to get slow, bam, spider fight! (on "I Miss You" by Blink-182)

Episode 1.04Edit

  • Quinn Martin: Oh no. The gangsters are dancing at me. Wow, you really got me. Take my wallet. And here, take my shoes too. (on "Caught Up" by Usher)
  • Fraser Young: I just can't make fun of Ashlee Simpson, it's like making fun of someone in the Special Olympics. (on "La La" by Ashlee Simpson)
  • Fraser Young: Then he kicks the ice sculpture over. Now that's punk. Take that frozen H2O! You stay in your liquid form! (on "Shut Up!" by Simple Plan)
  • Fraser Young: It sounds like they're writing a high school essay that has to be 1000 words! It sounds stupid! Who cares, as long as we get 50 percent! (on "Shut Up!" by Simple Plan)
  • Tamla-Mai Deleon: Simple Plan...you need to write these things in your day planner! (on "Shut Up!" by Simple Plan)

Episode 1.05Edit

  • Sabrina Jalees: You keep your penis cleanest? Uh...good for you? (on "Oh" by Ciara featuring Ludacris)

Episode 1.06Edit

  • Trevor Boris: It's getting hot in there because you're all about to be burned alive. (on "Hot in Herre" by Nelly)
  • Trevor Boris: Nellyville, population, 0. Because we all died in a club fire. (on "Hot in Herre" by Nelly)

Episode 1.07Edit

  • Ron Sparks: Please upgrade me to the "Britney Spears Will Touch Me" class. (on "Toxic" by Britney Spears)
  • George Pettit: You wanna hear a lie? I'll tell you a couple right now. I think you're an incredible singer, I expect at least 14 albums out of you, and you don't look like the third Olsen twin either. (on "Rumors" by Lindsay Lohan)
  • Ron Sparks: Lindsay, I don't have a daughter who looks up to you, but if I did, I'd beat her. (on "Rumors" by Lindsay Lohan)
  • George Pettit: Oh, feel sorry for me! I have all these girls and this heroin addiction that I can fully support! (on "Fall to Pieces" by Velvet Revolver)

Episode 1.08Edit

  • Debra DiGiovanni: If Shawn Desman and Sean Paul had a love child, it would be Massari. (on "Be Easy" by Massari)

Episode 1.09Edit

  • Jason Rouse: This is probably the worst video I've ever seen, since your last one. (on "Shake It Off" by Mariah Carey)
  • Quinn Martin: I'm waiting for an Arab guy to come and say "Get out of my desert!" (on "We Be Burnin'" by Sean Paul)

Episode 1.10Edit

  • David Kerr: Am I the only one who's not threatened by breakdancing anymore? It's kind of like "Oooh, look at me, I did a headspin! DISS! Take that, Christina!" (on "Can't Hold Us Down" by Christina Aguilera featuring Lil' Kim)
  • Sabrina Jalees: That's right, Christina, start a gender riot in a low income neighborhood and march off to your Malibu home, because that's the right thing to do. (on "Can't Hold Us Down" by Christina Aguilera featuring Lil' Kim)
  • Trevor Boris: The first line of the song is "I'm gonna make somebody love me". Which is disturbing because he's in bed with the rest of the band. (on "Do You Want To" by Franz Ferdinand)
  • David Kerr: Ludacris isn't just a rapper, he's a faith healer as well! In your face Kanye West! (on "Stand Up" by Ludacris featuring Shawnna)

Episode 1.11Edit

Episode 1.12Edit

  • Anna Von Frances: Excuse me, I'm just a drunk slut, and I was wondering... are you who I think you are? Yep! (on "Everybody's Fool" by Evanescence)
  • Fraser Young: (In the music video, Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee breaks a mirror and gets upset because her hand is bleeding) Mirrors break. Who knew? (on "Everybody's Fool" by Evanescence)
  • Debra DiGiovanni: I guess it doesn't really matter if you're a Speakerboxxx or a Love Below. The gay guy always wins. (on "Roses" by Outkast)
  • Fraser Young: (In the music video, Pink is singing against a man's stomach) Oh, I guess the dude swallowed the mic. (on "Just Like a Pill" by Pink)

Episode 1.13Edit

  • Ron Sparks: I'm gonna give a bad review. Give a bad review, a bad review, give a bad review to you. (on "My Humps" by the Black Eyed Peas)

Episode 1.14Edit

  • Sabrina Jalees: Oh, I'm hugging Asian people. I like Asian people, I'm hugging black people, I love Latin people... (on "Luxurious" by Gwen Stefani featuring Slim Thug)

Episode 1.15Edit

  • Trevor Boris: Ummm....is this thing still on? I gotta go to the bathroom. (after a short period of time) I'm back! Did I miss anything? (on "Jesus of Suburbia" by Green Day)
  • Kardinal Offishall: If I see you in the street, I'm gonna rob you. And you think you had it tough growing up? I didn't have Transformers to play with, I had Go-Bots. That's tough! (on "Shadow" by Ashlee Simpson)
  • Kardinal Offishall: Kardy stole my money! And kicked me in my ass! (on "Shadow" by Ashlee Simpson)
  • Kardinal Offishall: No, I don't feel sorry for you...except when it comes to your big ass nose. (on "Shadow" by Ashlee Simpson)

Episode 1.16Edit

  • Darren Frost: Oooh...I got it! I can be in a Madonna video! (on "Hung Up" by Madonna)
  • Darren Frost: People who work in movie theaters aren't that talented. Trust me, I worked at a movie theater. I've seen it! (on "Heartbreaker" by Mariah Carey)
  • Matt Billon: This is the first time I've been turned on by a dead chick. No, second. Grandma was sure hot. (on "Helena" by My Chemical Romance)
  • Matt Billon: I saw this video and tried to do it at my grandfather's funeral, they ******* kicked me out. (on "Helena" by My Chemical Romance)
  • Ron Josol: Okay, he's trying to crab his crotch..."hey, look, look, it looks like I'm holding my penis. You want some of this, you want some of this air?" (on "Bye Bye Bye" by 'N Sync)

Episode 1.17Edit

  • Nikki Payne: I gotta knock down all these magazines becase they're too sexy! These boxes are too sexy, this vase and flowers are too sexy! I'm taking off this shirt because it's too sexy! Oh no, he realized that underneath is even sexier! Britney's going to the bathtub to wash off all the sex appeal! Oh my god, she's leaking sexy! (on "Everytime" by Britney Spears)
  • Nikki Payne: Hi, I'm Nikki Payne and I did Kanye West's workout plan- now I don't eat my own **** no more, hu hu hu! (on "The New Workout Plan" by Kanye West)

Episode 1.18Edit

  • Fraser Young: (In the music video, Enrique Iglesias is pumping gas) Pumping gas, eh? Well, it's always good to have a backup in case the singing career is lacking. (on "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias)
  • Debra DiGiovanni: Okay, we're gonna need 10 guys to take down the pansy and his girlfriend. (on "Hero" by Enrique Iglesias)
  • Aaron Merke: I would never want to play hide and go seek with that man....it would turn into a game of tickle giggle. (on "All That I've Got" by The Used)
  • Fraser Young: You understand there's a point where your eyes stop and your face begins, right? (on "All That I've Got" by The Used)

Episode 1.19Edit

  • Perry Perlmutar: I've seen armless people do a better robot...I've seen dudes without torsos do a better robot. (on "L.O.V.E." by Ashlee Simpson)
  • Perry Perlmutar: Yeah, man, we shared our real problems. Thanks for sharing us your dream. (on "When I'm Gone" by Eminem)
  • Perry Perlmutar: What you gotta do to get your shorty back? Go to the doctor, get stuff fixed, and don't write a song where you call your weiner your shorty. (on "Burn" by Usher)

Episode 1.20Edit

Episode 1.21Edit

  • Dan LaVoie: She's like, "Look at me, I'm so pregnant!" And all the guys are like, "You, touch her! No, I don't wanna, you touch her! How do we tell her we're gay?" (on "Papa Don't Preach" by Kelly Osbourne)

Episode 1.22Edit

  • Trevor Boris: Good, he keeps his Eminem music on his iPod. I keep my Eminem music in here. (holds up a garbage can) Look, my favorite! (on "My Band" by D12)
  • Sabrina Jalees: That's the most balls I've ever seen in a girl's face, and I'm friends with a lot of big sluts. (on "Batter Up" by Nelly and the St. Lunatics)
  • Jennifer Robertson: It's like his brother just graduated from art school and said "Dude, we're gonna film this super cool music video!" (on "The Denial Twist" by The White Stripes)

Episode 1.23Edit

  • Trevor Boris: If I got a message back that said he was wearing white shoes, I'd write back and say I didn't know where he was. Why not Pumas? Those shoes look horrible! (on "Juicebox" by The Strokes)

Episode 1.24Edit

  • Alex Nussbaum: Britney, before you open the door, make sure you know who it is. It just could be a stalker. (on "Lucky" by Britney Spears)

Episode 1.25Edit

  • Perry Perlmutar: So you know why he doesn't kiss her right? 'Cause he's got a huge boner. See that little boner dance he does in the car. Girls, if you are every sitting next to a guy and he does this (he shifts around), it means he's got a boner. (on "Yo (Excuse Me Miss)" by Chris Brown)

Episode 1.26Edit

  • David Kerr: If you're still playing with dolls, you're too young for fake breasts. (on "Stupid Girls" by Pink)
  • David Kerr: Look out, Dr. Phil. There is a new caring man out there and his name is Marshall Mathers. (on "Stan" by Eminem featuring Dido)
  • David Kerr: Why is it that Stan's inner voice sounds just like Eminem? (on "Stan" by Eminem featuring Dido)
  • Alex Nussbaum: Look at his name. "Stan" written in capital letters, with not just one but two exclamation marks, just in case you didn't know he was an intense guy. Stan! (on "Stan" by Eminem featuring Dido)

Episode 1.27Edit

  • Nicole Arbour: When I see the lights, it makes me go boom boom boom shboom boom boom boom b-boom, spandex! (on "Sorry" by Madonna)
  • Steven Shehori: Whoa, looks like Madonna isn't choosy about the men she picks. But enough about Guy Ritchie. (on "Sorry" by Madonna)

Episode 1.28Edit

Episode 1.29Edit

  • Roddy Colmer: You're fired. You're fired. You're so fired. You're gay. You're fired. (on "Walk Away" by Kelly Clarkson)

Episode 1.30Edit

Episode 1.31Edit

  • Linda Dano (speaking in the music video): He is 25 years old, and she is 84 years old.
  • Sabrina Jalees: Please welcome Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher! (on "The Hardest Part" by Coldplay)

Episode 1.32Edit

  • Matt Alden: I'm not sure, but I think Shaggy just recited the alphabet backwards somewhere in there. (on "It Wasn't Me" by Shaggy featuring Rikrok)

Episode 1.33Edit

  • Dini Dimakos: Yeah, you'll talk to this basket case, but when there's a hot guy you'll be like, "Oh, no, I can't talk, I'm all shy and nervous!" (on "Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield)

Episode 1.34Edit

  • Trevor Boris: "Who knew" that this would be such a crappy video. I had a feeling. (on "Who Knew" by Pink
  • Alex Nussbaum: Zeus shows him a yellow paper. Is it that he needs help reading it, or is he challenging Chamillionaire to see if he can read? (on "Ridin'" by Chamillionaire featuring Krazyie Bone)
  • Fraser Young: That's my parents arguing over whose fault it is that they forgot my 9th birthday. (on "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley)

Episode 1.35Edit

  • Sabrina Jalees: Damn you gender rolls! I want a cheesecake! (on "Tribute" by Tenacious D)
  • Ali Rizvi: So if Satan plays a guitar, what does Jesus play? Like...a flute or something? (on "Tribute" by Tenacious D)

Episode 1.36Edit

Episode 1.37Edit

  • Dini Dimakos: For a virgin, Jon's pretty flexible....wanna go out some time? (on "S Club Party" by S Club 7)
  • Dini Dimakos: I give this video 4 S Cluuuuuuuuuuuuuubs out of 5 S Cluuuuuuuuuuuuuuuubs! (on "S Club Party" by S Club 7)

Season 2Edit

Episode 2.01Edit

Episode 2.02Edit

Episode 2.03Edit

  • Dini Dimakos: Animal cruelty: dying a dog's fur purple. Human cruelty: making a human's hair look like a poodle. (on "Morris Brown" by Outkast featuring Scar and Sleepy Brown)

Episode 2.04Edit

  • Laurie Elliott: You're not here for our entertainment? Oh, why would you be, you're just an entertainer... (on "U + Ur Hand" by Pink)

Episode 2.05Edit

  • Hugh Phukovsky: I don't need to listen to a robot talk about love. Robots don't know anything about love. Love comes from here. The human heart...of a 50-year old Jewish man. (on "Too Little Too Late" by JoJo)

Episode 2.06Edit

  • Fraser Young: You gotta understand, this was made in 1984. They didn't even have pencils back then! They just had to throw dirty rocks at a piece of paper and hope it makes a picture. (on "Take on Me" by a-ha)

Episode 2.07Edit

Episode 2.08Edit

  • Ron Sparks: If I tried to put my thumbs down any further, I would mess my pants. And then my pants would be full of Hinder. (on "Lips of an Angel" by Hinder)

Episode 2.09Edit

  • Boomer Phillips: I could kick Tinkerbell in the face... and not feel bad. And I'm a guy who loves dogs. Just... Kick it in the face!! (on Paris Hilton's chihuahua Tinkerbell in "Nothing in This World" by Paris Hilton)
  • Trevor Boris: All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, made out of diamonds, bitches! (on "Chain Hang Low" by Jibbs)
  • Trevor Boris: "I'm madly in anger with you"? Okay, that is officially the gayest line in all of heavy metal. (on "St. Anger" by Metallica)

Episode 2.10Edit

Episode 2.11Edit

  • Dini Dimakos: There are two places where Fergie doesn't charge for admission: Fergieland and between her legs. Coincidentally, they are the same place. (on "Fergalicious" by Fergie featuring will.i.am)
  • Trevor Boris: This video is sh-, this video is sh-, this video is sh-, shit shit shit shit! (on "Fergalicious" by Fergie featuring will.i.am)

Episode 2.12Edit

  • Alex Nussbaum: Everybody, run! It's a Sisquake! (on "Thong Song" by Sisqo)

Episode 2.13Edit

  • Ron Sparks: Hey, some weird guy in a trenchcoat just followed a half-black, half-white woman up my staircase. Get over here! (on "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson)

Episode 2.14Edit

Episode 2.15Edit

Episode 2.18Edit

Episode 2.19Edit

  • Ron Sparks: So you go driving around in your parents car, without a license, and you pick up some run-away, and she's underaged, and you go to jail, and then they have to come back early to bail you out? Yeah, parents just don't understand. What is with parents!? (on "Parents Just Don't Understand" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince)

Episode 2.22Edit

Episode 2.23Edit

  • Nicole Arbour: Just when I thought she couldn't copy Gwen anymore, she went and got black Harajuku girls. (on "Glamorous" by Fergie featuring Ludacris)

Episode 2.26Edit

  • Andrew Johnston: "Why don't you like me?" I'll tell you why I don't like you, Mika, because you say "like" like you're licking something. Presumably...some dude's ballsack. High five! (on "Grace Kelly" by Mika)

Episode 2.28Edit

  • Darrin Rows: This video made me want to kill myself, even more than the Marilyn Manson video, which really made me want to kill myself. So this episode of Video on Trial could end with a double suicide, in which I kill myself twice, which is mathematically impossible. (on "I Don't Love You" by My Chemical Romance)

Episode 2.29Edit

  • Ron Sparks: Dude, these space people came billions of miles just to meet you. I really think they'll be willing to walk across your room. You're gonna have to run further than that. (on "Tainted Love" by Soft Cell)

Season 3Edit

Episode 3.01Edit

  • Trevor Boris: 'I'm not gonna diss you on the internet?' Well, I guess not, it'd be pretty hard to get onto Facebook when you're trapped on a deserted island! And if she makes a laptop out of coconuts, I'm gonna slit my wrists! (on "Survivor" by Destiny's Child)

Episode 3.02Edit

  • Nicole Arbour: Hey, I just got a text message from Trevor! "Put your tits away, whore!" (on "Never Again" by Kelly Clarkson)

Episode 3.05Edit

Episode 3.12Edit

  • Andrew Johnston: You lied to me... you told me you were a chick. Oh my god, she is such a tranny. (on "Wake Up Call" by Maroon 5)

Episode 3.14Edit

  • Josh Ramsay: Twenty bucks says ten years from now, Britney Spears is trying to sleep with her kids' friends. She's fifty pounds overweight and she's going, "YOU WANNA PIECE OF ME?!" (on "Piece of Me" by Britney Spears)
  • Josh Ramsay: I wonder if the story is, like, one of those lost in translation things... It makes sense in Swedish, but in English, it's a little like when you're going around Ikea and you're like, "Oh, I want to have this chair, but its name is 'Svinlodenlinlin.'" (on "Tick Tick Boom" by The Hives)

Episode 3.20Edit

  • Andrew Johnston: Sexiest bitch in this video, right there. That 70-year old woman and her dog. (on "We Like to Party" by Vengaboys)

Episode 3.21Edit

Episode 3.22Edit

Season 4Edit

Episode 4.13Edit

Season 6Edit

Episode 6.07Edit

(In the music video, the song's title is displayed on the screen)

  • Debra DiGiovanni: Now I will tell you off the top, that is not how you spell champagne. I am pretty sure there's a 'g' in it. (on "Shampain" by Marina and the Diamonds)

Episode 6.08Edit

(In the music video, Dirt Nasty is shown at a bar mitzvah)

  • Hunter Collins: Now this how you throw a bar mitzvah. Man, my bar mitzvah was the worst. Everyone was just yelling at me, like, "You didn't learn the Scriptures! Why are you wearing a Pittsburgh Penguins jersey? You're 25! You aren't even Jewish!", and I was like, "Just give me your money and presents already." (on "I Can't Dance" by Dirt Nasty featuring LMFAO)

Episode 6.19Edit

(In the music video, Kesha and James Van Der Beek shoot at each other with guns that fire rainbows, killing various unicorns in the proccess)

  • Trevor Boris: Oh, this is good to know. So now, if you're ever attacked by unicorns...which don't exist...just shoot them with rainbows...which isn't possible. (on "Blow" by Kesha)

Episode 6.21Edit

(In the music video, a woman pushes a man who is bleeding from the head out of a moving car in the desert)

  • Boomer Phillips: This is damn double-standard bullshit at its best. If this was the guy pushing the girl out of the car because she had a head wound, never be aired! But if it's the girl pushing the guy out, totally fine! (on "Rill Rill" by Sleigh Bells)

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