01/30/2014 04:53 EST | Updated 01/31/2014 08:59 EST

11 Most Random Super Bowl Halftime Shows Of All Time Ever

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Elvis Presto performs during the halftime extravaganza of the San Francisco 49ers 20-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII on January 22, 1989 at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Brown/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

If the combination of pop crooner Bruno Mars and the shirt-hating alt-rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers playing the Super Bowl Halftime show together seems pretty random, well, that's because it is pretty random. But that's nothing new to Super Bowl halftime shows.

Sure, Beyonce made sense as both a way to woo women to the broadcast and because Bey is basically the queen of America right now, and the last decade was filled with classic rockers like Prince, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and the Who, all of whom made sense in a Super Bowl context even if they weren't all up to snuff.

But 2012's combination of Madonna with M.I.A., Nicki Minaj, LMFAO and Cee-Lo was weird even before M.I.A. flipped America the bird, and earlier halftime shows have been even weirder.

So we dug around and found the most random Super Bowl halftime shows ever. Though to be fair, at least nobody at the NFL thought it was a good idea to book Bieber. (yeah, we're giving you the stink-eye, Grey Cup).

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