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Song Parodies -> "Flunkies Theme Song"

Original Song Title:

"Monkees' Theme Song"

Original Performer:

The Monkees

Parody Song Title:

"Flunkies Theme Song"

Parody Written by:

Merry & Pippin

The Lyrics

We be glum
Working for elite
And from the moment we clock on
We're run off our feet

They say we're the flunkies
There's heaps of us all flunking around
In summertime we're stinking
'Cus the air condit'ning's down

We do whatever we're told to
Not what we want to do
"Recheck those five new addresses
Ensure the coffee brews..."

They treat us like monkeys
For peanut pay we beg and cow down
To short-term contracts, clinging
As temps, we get jerked around

Yet on us they depend-y
Though, you'll never hear them say
We get drunk on frustration
It happens day after day

Petty crime? Well, just beware
Somewhere over your shoulder
The boss is standing there

That copier's clunky
I'm freakin' as it's breakin' a-down
Aware of myself thinking
"Boss won't understand, just frown..."

Occ'pational junkies
In coffee cup, some dunkin' abounds
"The cost of living's stinging"
We ponder as donut drowns...

And though Management's friendly
They told us just the other day
Caused us much consternation
"We better check how much you're paid"

They say we're the flunkies
Hey, hey we're the flunkies

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Pacing: 4.7
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Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 13

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Rick C - August 16, 2006 - Report this comment
I think was a page from my life when I was 18. 555
Peregrin - August 16, 2006 - Report this comment
Regrettably Rick, I'm in my 40's and it is a page from my life now :( Except for the temp bit, everything else rings true, and I am a Manager ! (but see the world as a flunky) SAVE ME !!!!
AFW - August 17, 2006 - Report this comment
unique..and funny take-off..
Stuart McArthur - August 17, 2006 - Report this comment
and the game continues - this was written by Pippin, but edited and apostrophied by Merry? Right? Suh-wish! (to quote Luke) - love the OS of course (similar vintage we are, Pippin) and the flunkies - and like in the new Ricky Gervais show "Extras" the extras call themselves "background artists" the cast and crew call them "warm props" - we call them flunkies - 555
alvin rhodes - August 17, 2006 - Report this comment
flunkie passes with flying colors
John Barry - August 17, 2006 - Report this comment
Flunkies. Funny.
Michael Pacholek - August 17, 2006 - Report this comment
Isn't "flunky" a great word? Especially if you work in the Bush Administration, which would make you one of the Drunky's Flunkies. Unless, for reasons of gender, one would be one of the Drunky Flunk Women. (Shameless plug alert.)
Meriadoc - August 17, 2006 - Report this comment
Thank you for all the kind comments everyone. Stu - you are pretty close on this one! Altho' Pip is slowly learning to 'postrophy the Merry way... ;-D
mandamoo - August 18, 2006 - Report this comment
Wow ! Scarily resembles a day in MY working life ! Excellent job !
wandlimb - September 07, 2006 - Report this comment
"We better check how much you're paid" Someone's wages need docked, that's fer sure.
Storm the Albatross - April 11, 2018 - Report this comment
Peregrin - April 16, 2018 - Report this comment
Umm, thanks Storm. I think. A little random. I see where you're coming from...but, I am not sure where you are going to. Here's some back at ya: "Hey hey, it's called CAPS LOCK, it sends your upper case to down, I type this as wrists I'm wringing, and trying to suppress a frown"

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