07/12/2011 09:07 am ET | Updated Sep 11, 2011

The 23 Best Fake Bands Of Film And TV

The average lifespan of a band involves everything from playing gigs to breaking up then eventually reuniting, but a fictional band can experience all of the growing pains in one movie or TV episode. Sometimes these make-believe acts are silly and sometimes they're actually good enough to make viewers want to own their songs. Regardless, fictional bands entertain us, which is why we've picked our 23 favorites (and yes, we know we left out semi-fake artists like Spinal Tap and Flight of the Conchords). Check out these fictional groups below and relive their greatest hits.

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