About the Hamster Dance
The following is an excerpt from Wikipedia:
“The Hampsterdance Song” is a song by Hampton the Hampster. It was released in July 2000 as a single. It was produced by The Boomtang Boys, using a sped-up hook from the Roger Miller song “Whistle Stop”, notably featured in Disney’s 1973 film Robin Hood. Voiceover artist Erin Andres performed the additional rap lyrics, though remained uncredited, even in her subsequent appearances as the voice of Hampton the Hamster. In 2005, CNET named the Hampster Dance the number-one Web fad.
It is also one of the earliest examples of an Internet meme. In its original incarnation, the meme first surfaced as a web page in 1998. Created by Canadian art student Deidre LaCarte as a Geocities page, the dance features rows of animated GIFs of hamsters and other rodents dancing in various ways to a sped-up sample from the song “Whistle Stop” by Roger Miller.