Lyrics from KING YAKKO (Episode 10)
by Peter Hastings
Guards: The king! PM : Good folk of Anvilania We welcome our new king So raise your hammers high And let the anvils ring. Chorus: We let the anvils ring Guards: To welcome our new king The king! ---Let the Anvils Ring
Yakko : Let us introduce ourselves O people of this land Wakko : We are the Warner brothers Dot : With sister close at hand. Yakko : I bet you all are wondering Who is this young unknown? And why am I inheriting The Anvilanian throne? Men : Yes, why? Women : Yes, why? Crowd : Oh, please, please tell us why. Yakko : The bottom of the family tree Starts with Yakko; that is me. I'm the cousin to the sister Of son's niece's brother Of the uncle's daughter's father Of the nephew's sister's mother And my grandpa's only cousin Was the King's daughter's sibling, But they're all gone, Crowd : So that is why Yakko : I am now your king! Crowd : He is now our king! Yakko : Yes, I am now your king! Repeat what I just said! Crowd : Repeat what I just said! Yakko : And let the anvils ring! (Anvil Chorus plays) YW+D : Old King Yakko's mania (Anvils play "E-I-E-I-O") YW+D : Was for Anvilania! (Anvils play "E-I-E-I-O") Yakko : So good citizens, I pledge to you I'll do the best that I can do For honor, country and the king Let the anvils ring! Crowd : Let the anvils ring! Yakko : Let the anvils ring! Chorus: Let the anvils ring! ---In Dear Old Anvilania
Yakko : In dear old Anvilania Everyone's our friend Dot : We want to meet you all Wakko : And shake you by the hend! (spoken) Hend, hend -- it rhymes! ---Musical Chairs (Sung to Pop Goes the Weasel)
YW+D : You never know when we're gonna stop We might go on forever You could get sick waiting for us So we could stop-- ---This Means War
Yakko : And so I stand corrected Not everyone's our friend Dot : The dicator, Wakko : He wants a war, YW+D : So our country will defend! Crowd : This means war, This means war, This means war! YW+D : Of course you know This means War... ...ners! ---Anvilanian Anthem (Sung to My Old Kentucky Home)
D+W : Oh the anvils shine In my old Anvilanian home. ---War Report
YW+D : We thank you all for your support And of the war, we now report Yakko : Our country had been threatened By a mean and crafty man Dot : He wanted all our anvils Wakko : And our country in the can. YW+D : We gathered up the bravest men But they all ran away Yakko : So Wakko, Dot, and I, the king Went off to earn our pay. Dot : The battle, it was fierce Yakko : But we rolled with the punch Y+D : The odds, they were against us Wakko : Six hours without lunch! YW+D : We fooled the old dictator And his castle was destroyed But we're not mean, and now with us He's gainfully employed. Umlatt: (spoken) This anvil was so big... Crowd : How big was it? (clang!) Umlatt: This big. Yakko : So now won't you join us For country and the king YW+D : Raise your hammers high And let the anvils ring! Men : Let the anvils ring! Crowd : Let the anvils ring!
Lyrics from NO PAIN, NO PAINTING (Episode 11)
Music traditional (Frère Jacques). Lyrics by Peter Hastings.
YW+D: Frère Warner Frère Warner What's that mean? Keep it clean! Yakko is a yakker Wakko is a snacker! Dot's plain cute So's this boot!Transcribed by David Moisan
Lyrics from LES MISERANIMALS (Episode 11)
Musical score by Steve Bernstein.
Lyrics and dialog by Deanna Oliver.
Camenbert (parody of Confrontation)
Music by Richard Stone.
Camenbert: Runt Valrunt, I'll track you down, I swear. No matter where you run, I will be there. I, Camenbert! ---At the End of My Fork (parody of At the End of the Day)
Miserable Diner : At the end of my fork is an unknown food product! Tristesse : You miserable fool, that's a bit of sardine! Miserable Diner : If that's a sardine, then I'm the bloomin' May Queen. Chorus of Customers: Forgive us, sir, but your gourmet pies are obscene. We want protein! ---Look at Rita (parody of Lovely Ladies)
Assigning cat names in order of appearance, as listed in the credits.
(Kitty Dukockis?): Look at Rita, primping up her fur. (Cat Ballue?) : Thinks she's such a fancy one Just listen to her purr. (Kitty Litter?) : Arrogant Rita, oh so marvelous. All three : Haughty precious kitty, better than the rest of us. PU, girl, you're odoriferous! Kitten : Guess what I saw; I saw it with me own eyes. Monsieur Tristesse has no more meat for his pies. Believe it or not, he threw Fat Cat in a pot. Fat Cat escaped but if Tristesse has his way He'll make a Fat Cat soufflé! Dukockis: No, not a cat! Kitten : It was Fat Cat. Ballue : It was a cat? Kitten : A kitty cat! All four: Oh, save us, God! We're living with a Sweeney Todd! Ballue : Give him Rita; Rita's nice and fat! Dukockis: Rita must be tasty, why, she's an aristocrat. All four: To the kitchen; throw her in a vat! (Rita roars) ---Flat in Gay Paree (parody of Castle on a Cloud)
Rita: There is a flat in Gay Paree Safe on a tree-lined avenue No cats à la carte on the menu Not in my flat in Gay Paree. There is a chef of fine cuisine He is a vegetarian As he prepares a fine banquet He says, "Rita, you're my beloved pet." I know a flat where I can nap Safe on a chair or in a lap I won't end up in a recipe Not in my flat in Gay Paree. ---I Am Definitely... (parody of Who Am I?)
Runt: I am definitely... I am definitely... I am definitely... Runt... Val... ...runt! Definitely! ---Rita and Runt (parody of Red and Black)
Runt: Rita, glad I found you safe and sound. Rita: Runt, where the blazes have you been? Runt: Rita, doing straight time in Le Pound. Rita: Runt, get me out of this pen! ---That Hole is Much Too Small (parody of A Little Fall of Rain)
Rita: Please don't be upset, Runt It hardly hurts at all But that hole is much too small To pull my body through. What were you thinking, you big buffoon? Don't worry; it's okay The pain will go away. He must have confused me for a cartoon. ---Do You Hear the Poodles Bark? (parody of Do You Hear the People Sing?)
Poodles: Do you hear the poodles bark? Barking the barks of angry mutts. Runt : It is the high-pitched yap of pedigree dogs Whose mouths will not be shut. Poodles: We will break down the prison wall We will destroy the restaurant. We're revolting poodles following Runt Valrunt! ---Dig Down (parody of Look Down)
Dogs : Dig down, dig deep, Les Miseranimals! Dig down, dig deep, to freedom through a tunnel! Dukockis: Dogs and cats shouldn't fraternize! Rita : Do you wanna end up in meat pies? Ballue : Rita's right; let's use our paws. Litter : I ain't gettin' dirt between me claws. Rita : (spoken) Get over yourself. Dogs and cats: Dig down, dig deep, Les Miseranimals! Dig down, dig deep, to freedom through a tunnel! ---Bitten in Ze Butt (parody of Master of the House)
Tristesse: Bitten in ze butt Got an awful tear Took a little nibble from my derriere! I will get you in ze end, dog You'll regret you bit me, chum. Ooh, I am so irritated I got bitten in ze bum! ---Camenbert and Runt (parody of Confrontation)
Camenbert: Valrunt, you cur, there's no escaping me! Ha ha, ho ho, ha ha ha ha hee hee-eee! Camenbert: Runt: You'll go back to the Pound. But I protest, I'm an innocent stray You'll go back. Confess, Camenbert, you know it's true. A dog like you I did not steal cannot run free, that bone, A dog like you. It was you. Runt: Toodleoo! ---At the End of the Road (parody of At the End of the Day)
Rita: At the end of the road is the city of Paris. At the end of the road is the city of light. The city of romance, All : We'll eat, drink, be merry and dance, And with any luck at all we'll find shelter tonight. Vive la France!Transcribed by C. David Tallman and Mark Hadley
Lyrics from WEST SIDE PIGEONS (Episode 12)
Musical score by Steve Bernstein.
Lyrics and dialog by Deanna Oliver.
Goodfeathers (parody of Jet Song)
Music by Richard Stone.
BP+S : Here come the Goodfeathers cooin' at you That no sparrow can perch on Scorsese's statue On our ever-lovin', beakin', buggin' Statue! Goodfeathers! ---Carloota (parody of Maria)
Squit: Carloota! I just met a bird named Carloota. And please don't think me rude But I think I'd like to brood With Carloota! Carloota! Carloota! (swallowed by Crupkitty) Carloooooootaa!!! ---Scorsese's Head (parody of America)
(FS = Female Sparrow(s), MS = Male Sparrows) FS : We wanna stay here on the rooftop! MS : We don't! MS : We'd like to perch on Scorsese's head! Why can't we perch on Scorsese's head? Goodfeathers perch on Scorsese's head! Sparrows should perch on Scorsese's head! FS : On the rooftop we get lots of sunshine. MS : Don't want to perch on a clothesline! FS : Up here we have a boid's-eye view. MS : Humans drop food by the statue! FS : We'd like to perch on Scorsese's head! MS : Why can't we perch on Scorsese's head? Goodfeathers perch on Scorsese's head! All: We're gonna perch on Scorsese's head! ---I Feel Feathery (parody of I Feel Pretty)
Bobby: Hoo-Hoo! Look at Mr What-a-Difference-a-Day-Makes over here! Pesto: Heh heh! Spiffin' up for the rumble, Squit? Squit: No, I have a date with Carloota. There's no bird in the city like Carloota. Around her... Squit: I feal feathery Oh, so feathery All my plumage is standing up tall. I'm no peacock But that doesn't bother me at all. Squit: Who's that handsome squab in the mirror there? Pesto: What squab? Where? Who? Squit: Who can that attractive bird be? B+P : Which one? Where? Who? Squit: Oooooh... B+P : Chirp quack! Clonk cluck! Squit: It's... B+P : Chirp queek! Coo coo! Squit: Me! Squit: I feel feathery Oh, so feathery Like a fledgling, a soft downy dove. Oh, this pigeon, Handsome pigeon's All puffed up with love! ---There's a Perch for You (parody of There's a Place for Us)
Bobby: Forget about it, Squit. You're a Goodfeather, see? Bobby: And there's a perch for you On this statue, for you. B+P : Forget the chick 'cause she done you wrong Scorsese's head is where you belong! BP+S : Coo-coo! Coo-ooo! Coo-COOOOO! (statue crumbles) Bobby: (spoken) There's a statue of Coppola down the street.Transcribed by "The Corinthian" and Will Bell
See also: Coo song.
Lyrics from HELLO NICE WARNERS (Episode 13)
by Paul Rugg
Parody of The Sound of Music
Woman: The hills are quite full Of big rocks and boulders With igneous rock Sedimentary, too The hills are quite full Of big rocks and boulders... (YW+D burst through backdrop)Transcribed by "The Corinthian"
---Three Little Maids from The Mikado
YW+D : Three little maids from school are we Pert as a schoolgirl well can be Filled to the brim with girlish glee-EE Three little maids from school. Dot : Everything is a source of fun Wakko: Nobody's safe 'cause we care for none Yakko: Life is a joke that has just begun YW+D : Three little maids from school!
HIP HIPPOS INTRODUCTION (Episode 13)
Duet: The jungle was nice But way behind the times For two endangered hippos With hip and trendy minds So they flew their ranch rover To the city's neon glow Flavio and Marita The Hip Hippos!Transcribed by the Corinthian
Lyrics from LA BEHEMOTH (Episode 13)
Music by Steve Bernstein.
Lyrics by Nicholas Hollander.
Music parodies a number of classical tunes.
Marita: Flavio, Flavio, Flavio! Flavio: Marita, Marita, Marita! F+M : What shall we do? What will become of us two? The help is gone, the maid is through, What will become of us two? MaleTB: (spoken) Uh oh. Now who'll clean our cages? Marita: I'm calling up the agency to find a new housekeeper Flavio: She's calling up the agency to find a new housekeeper! Marita: A chambermaid, a gourmet chef, a trendy carpet sweeper Flavio: A chambermaid, a gourmet chef, a trendy carpet sweeper! Marita: (spoken) Why are you repeating everything that I am singing? Flavio: (sung) Why am I repeating everything that you-- (spoken) I do not know. Marita: (into phone) Hello, hello, Marita Hippo here, I'm having an emergency My life is filled with urgency We need to hire servancy We need a new housekeeper! (spoken) But...but...oh, very well. Flavio: Marita, my poor wilting lily, what is the matter? Marita: They cannot send us a new maid until Monday morning. Flavio: Monday morning?! F+M : (sung) What shall we do? What will become of us two? Flavio: (spoken) Have no fear, Marita dear, I have a plan. Marita: Pray tell, Flavio! Flavio: (sung) I'll do the windows and push the vacuum Polish the parlor, scrub out the bathroom! (spoken) Ung! This is _hard_. Marita: I will not worry; I will not fear I'll do laundry until help is here, Fold the trousers and starch the shirts And I'll do laundry until it hurts! (spoken) Aie! This is really not so amusing! Flavio: Dinner is easy, simple like a dream Cleaning the chicken, scrubbing the beans! Add in two tablespoons into a pot, Stir fry until hot! (BOOM!) (spoken) Perhaps next time we take out Chinese. Tbirds: Poor little hippos, husband and wife, They haven't a clue; they haven't a life. A tragic conclusion; see how they cry, Poor hippopotami! F+M : What will we do? What will become of me and you? (doorbell rings, maid returns) Maid : (spoken) I forgot my featherduster. Flavio: (sung) We realize we've been wrong; we treated you unfair. How can we make it up and show you how we care? F+M : Come clean for us, Come clean for us, Come back and clean for us. We'll give you anything you ask, Just say you'll clean for us! Maid : (spoken) Oh, alright. F+M : (sung) She'll clean for us! She'll clean for us! She said she really will! A happy ending, everyone, She said she'll clean for us! MaleTB: (spoken) There's a twist -- an opera with a happy ending.Transcribed by "The Corinthian" and Bill S. Preston
Lyrics from CHALKBOARD BUNGLE (Episode 16)
by Paul Rugg
Yakko: School! Dot : School! Wakko: School! YW+D : Schoo-oo-oo-oo-ool! YW+D : Our first day at school We're eager little learners So fill our brains with lots of facts Our first day at school. Yakko: Teach! Dot : Teach! Wakko: Teach! YW+D : We're ready for our lessons So teach us Math, Geometry Don't forget Geography English Lit. and Chemistry And please throw in the A-B-C's. Oh, teacher, teach us nooooow!Transcribed by "The Corinthian"
Lyrics from ROLL OVER, BEETHOVEN (Episode 17)
by Paul Rugg
We'll Clean Your Flue for You
Y+W : We're the von Warner Brothers Dot : Und the von Warner Sister, too. YW+D: We're chimney sweeps extraordinaire We'll clean your flue for you!Transcribed by Olivia D. Isaac
---Writin' Hooey (parody of Makin' Whoopie)
Dot: Another tune Another song But, old Beethoven Something's wrong. He's uninspired He's very tired He's writin' hooey.Transcribed by Raymond Hom
Lyrics from THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE (Episode 17)
by Nicholas Hollander
A Place Called Home
Rita: Somewhere I can hang my hat Somewhere for a dog and cat Somewhere, just imagine that We'll find a place called home. A place we've been searching for A place we've been waiting for So long we've been searching for So long, a place called home. They don't see us They'll never know But they could be us Like that [slaps water] Just like that. Out here in the shadow's end Out here is a promised land Out here we'll all understand And make this place our home This place our home. --- Rita: Out here in the shadow's end Out here is a promised land Out here as the day is long We'll find ourselves a home R+R : A place called home!Transcribed by "The Corinthian"
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