Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Fun Music Information -> Nerf Herder

This is the most recent information about Nerf Herder that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Nerf Herder, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Band Name Origins:

  • From the band's mp3.com site, they took their name "from an epithet in one of the many spats between Princess Leia and Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Back. " The exact line from the movie goes something like "Why, you stuck up...half-witted...scruffy-looking nerf-herder!" Submitted by: Mopmonster
  • One of the band members had a lot of Nerf balls as a kid and would hoard them all in one place or "herd" them. Submitted by: RobAustin

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Rock And Roll Band," Boston"Van Halen," Nerf Herder

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Van Hale" originally "Van Halen"
Regina Olsen

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Vane Halen" originally "Van Halen"
Regina Olsen
"Vain Halen" originally "Van Halen"
Regina Olsen
"Evan Halen" originally "Van Halen"
Regina Olsen
"Ivan Halen" originally "Van Halen"
Regina Olsen
"Even Halen" originally "Van Halen"
Regina Olsen

Misheard Lyrics:

"Van Halen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Erection, yeah!
Original Lyrics:
'Eruption!,' yeah.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Welcome To My World"
The Funny Lyrics:
Sittin in my boxers eatin apple jacks, welcome to my world. Whackin it to late night cinemax, welcome to my world.Jagermeister and Captain Crunch nicotine and the brady bunch i'm building a boat out of pudding cups, welcome to my world
This old shirt is starting to stink i dont give adamn what people think i can take a leak in my kitchen sink , welcome to my world. No you needn't shed a tear cuz i've got waffles and i've got beer and i've got mister pelveteer, welcome to my world.
Why They're Funny:
they just are
Submitted by: Tyler MOnroe
"Mr. Spock"
The Funny Lyrics:
You don't want a boyfriend, What you want is Mr. Spock. To come to your wasteland, And destroy the robot.
Why They're Funny:
I just find this whole song ridiculously funny. The fact that a band can sit and write a whole song about Mr. Spock is just sad, yet funny, but sad.
Submitted by: Lenkyliciousness

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Sorry"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Sorry we broke up, sorry I missed you
Sorry I wanted only to kiss you
Sorry I promised to love you forever
Made you feel guilty, oh when you left me
Sorry I showed up at your party
Sorry I drank up all the Bacardi
Sorry I puked up on your bedspread
Sorry I wanted to be your boyfriend again
Why They're Repetitive:
The song uses the word "sorry" 22 times if I counted correctly.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"New Wave Girl"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
New Wave Girl
Why They're Repetitive:
"New Wave Girl" is repeated 40 times in this song if I counted right.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"I'm Not a Loser"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I road down Haley street
In my 5.O, no
Got the ragtop down
So my vegas can blow ,yea
Why They're Insincere:
In the song, the singer repeats the mantra "I'm not a loser" over and over. Clearly he is one.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
 

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Cashmere"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
She doesn't understand what's wrong with kids today
Things were better back in 1938
You go to school, you do the homework
Extra credit but you still feel like a jerk
Second captain of the debating club
You've got the GPA but where is the dirty love?
Why They're Misrhymed:
Today/1938 don't rhyme perfectly, nor do club/love.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Busted"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
then you got into his car
and you drove to the trailer park
Why They're Misrhymed:
That "k" on park breaks the rhyme with "car"
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Pervert"
The Dated Lyrics:
When you catch me with my Polaroid outside the bathroom door
Why They're Dated:
Polaroid no longer makes instant film cameras and stopped making instant film for them in 2008.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"She's On It"
The Dated Lyrics:
Now she's out on parole for stealing VCRs
Why They're Dated:
VCRs died out at least a decade ago. Good luck finding any to steal.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Baby Let Me Rock You"
The Lyrics:
Skin like Isabella Rosellini
...
Not like Roger Moore.
Nobody asks if I'm the singer from Bush.
'Cause I look like Pauly Shore.
Who They Mention:
Actress Isabella Rosellini, Actor Roger Moore, Actor Pauly Shore
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Judas Priestly"
The Lyrics:
Even Rob Halford's just a big teddy bear
...
Joe Elliott's eyes get watery
While his band pours sugar on you and me
Even Ozzy needs a hug and a little TLC
Who They Mention:
Rob Halford, singer for Judas Priest. Joe Elliott, singer for Def Leppard. Ozzy Osbourne, previously singer for Black Sabbath, now solo artist / reality star.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Garage Sale"
The Lyrics:
I spent $34.95 on a very fancy scented candle; it smelled like strawberry Pop-Tarts and oregano
Product Brand Name:
Pop-Tarts (Kellogg's brand of toaster pastries)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Pervert"
The Lyrics:
When you catch me with my Polaroid outside the bathroom door
Product Brand Name:
Polaroid (maker of instant film cameras)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional product lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Courtney"
The Song Lyrics:
Gold dust woman...
Never break the chain
Song They Mention:
"Gold Dust Woman" and "The Chain" ...which are Fleetwood Mac songs.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Pantera Fans In Love"
The Song Lyrics:
We saw Ozzy on our first date
Our special song is Crazy Train
Song They Mention:
"Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Sorry"
Opening Lines:
Sorry we broke up, sorry I missed you
Comments:
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Down on Haley"
Opening Lines:
Down on Haley, Haley Street
Comments:
Haley Street is in Santa Barbara, CA.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Fern Herder Submitted by: Foley Cassid
Hard to herd ferns!

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Garage Sale"
The Lyrics:
So I walked up and down State Street to the hippie store to buy a nice present for you
Why:
State Street, Santa Barbara, California.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Hotel California"
The Lyrics:
California
Hotel California
Why:
US state, California
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Deck the Halls" Length: 0:29
Probably the worst rendition of that traditional Christmas song ever, and I'm a Nerf Herder fan.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

Foreign Language in English Songs:

"Mr. Spock"
The Lyrics:
An' you want a guy with Savoir Faire
Why:
French "savoir faire", meaning to know how to speak or act in social situations.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Diana"
The Lyrics:
She was standing with a French girl
Bonsoir jolie poupée
Yeah she had a beautiful smile
Why:
"Bonsoir jolie poupée" means "good evening beautiful doll" in French.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional Foreign Language in English Songs available.

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Pervert"
The Lyrics:
That night you asked me over to watch Hollywood Squares
Why:
Hollywood Squares (TV game show starting in 1965)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics available.

Other Artists:

Check the indexes below for other performers on the site, or use google search to search the entire site.

Most Popular | # | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Custom Search