Bueller? Bueller? Schwarzenegger?

The governor's webcast music sounds suspiciously like a classic song from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Judge for yourself.

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    Imagine Ferris Bueller running through various Chicago back yards. A few fence jumps here. A few introductions there. Add in a trampoline and some slow motion and you've got '80s cinema perfection.

    Now, replace Matthew Broderick with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    Audio: Judge Guv's Music for Yourself

    [LA] Audio: Judge Guv's Music for Yourself
    Is the governor's web music similar to "March Of The Swivel Heads"? (Published Thursday, Dec 3, 2009)

    Seriously.

    We know it seems like a stretch, but after watching one of the governor's webcast, this movie mashup seems a little more plausible.

    That's because the hold music before the governor's webcasts sounds suspiciously like "March Of The Swivelheads" by The (English) Beat -- a song featured in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

    Now we're not saying it's a rip-off -- but -- by the time the news conference started, we were half-expecting Schwarzenegger to start explaining the finer points of faking an illness (obviously, it's all about the clammy hands).

    We've placed both songs back to back, so you can be the judge.

    [UPDATE: 2:01 p.m.] According to the governor's office, the likeness is purely coincidental. The song came from a production library publicly available online, said spokesman Mike Naple.

    Even so, the thought of Schwarzenegger racing home to thwart the plans of Ed Rooney brings a smile to our faces.