The intro of the song and occasionally the music video, have been used to comic effect in video edits. The song 'Down Under' was released in The first meme use of the song was from Nov 7th, by Kso Kek in which the percussive intro of the song was recreated by editing the footage of a teenager knocking himself out on a door frame.
Men at Work to pay 5% of royalties for Down Under riff
This video has over 40, views and has been part of meme compilations. On June 15th, , Memes posted a video which played the song over a video of a fish being hit with a boomerang, gaining over , views shown below, left.
- Do We Have a Choice?!
- EVE Invasion World Tour: Round Three – EVE Down Under!.
- Gorkon Book Three: Enemy Territory (Star Trek: The Next Generation).
The most successful use of the song in a video was done by kmlkmljkl on July 15th, in which the song was used instead of the noise of a screw dropping down a turbine engine. From there the song has been used in multiple ways from Midi Art , Shrek , Gamecube Intro , and many more examples shown below.
In , YouTube user Trent Drummond created a 'down under memes' playlist  which has over , views. View All Videos.
Men at Work’s Colin Hay says Down Under lawsuit “contributed” to death of his dad and bandmate
Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over
The term has been in use since the late 19th century  and the persistence of the media use of the term has led to its wide acceptance and usage. No film set in Australia is allowed to use the word Australia in its title where "Down Under" is an acceptable alternative. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article is about the geographical colloquialism. The dictionary recodes the first published use in by J.
Froude in "Oceana" p.