Flashback: GWAR on ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ [Watch]
GWAR front-thing Oderus Urungus has made countless appearances on all sorts of TV shows, giving outrageous interviews that usually just end up fueling the fire for the band’s controversy. Back in the ’90s, shock rock was making waves again, terrifying parents and outsiders alike.
In 1997, GWAR appeared on ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ in an episode dedicated to confronting shock rockers about the themes and actions of their respective bands. GWAR managed to intellectually combat arguments while maintaining the ethos of their characters. They confront not only a concerned mother, but her son she is worried about. The band turns statements and accusations back on the mother and Jerry, coming out with a win.