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Song Parodies -> "I Ate the Sheriff"

Original Song Title:

"I Shot the Sheriff"

Original Performer:

Bob Marley

Parody Song Title:

"I Ate the Sheriff"

Parody Written by:

Anakin McFly

The Lyrics

I ate the sheriff
But I didn't eat no deputy,
I ate the sheriff
But I didn't eat no deputy

It'd been so long since I had lunch
Just needed something good to munch
The sheriff was quite enough to fill me;
But they say I'm guilty
That I ate the deputy
But I say:

I ate the sheriff
In my hunger it made perfect sense
I ate the sheriff
And they say it is a capital offence

It was past three and I was so hungry
My money: t'was all gone
Then I turned a bend and what'd I see
But the sheriff; and then I knew
Exactly what I had to do
And so:

I ate the sheriff
Human flesh is underrated, yeah
I say: I ate the sheriff
And that's all I ate that day, I swear;

I said, "Hello, sheriff," when we met
"Could I have you o'er for tea?"
He said, "Sure; who else is coming?"
I said, "Nobody; it's just me-"
So I took out my knife and my fork and I say:
(I was just really hungry, okay?)

I ate the sheriff
But I didn't eat no deputy
I ate the sheriff
And that meal was quite enough for me;

Sure, the deputy came by to watch
He trembled as I had my chow
So I thought I'd have him for dinner, and
He's locked in my freezer now;
You see:

I ate the sheriff
But the deputy was for tonight
I ate the sheriff
But the deputy is still all right

(fade out)

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Pacing: 4.5
How Funny: 4.6
Overall Rating: 4.6

Total Votes: 12

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Andria - July 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Great parody, and I wish I could have eaten the sheriff (and the judge, his "public defender" lawyer and the D.A.), or at least boiled them in oil when my last boyfriend (who had PTSD and Tourette's) was thrown in jail and then committed for a totally bogus child-molestation charge. 5s.
LunchBate - July 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Sir, while this is funny, it is strangely similar to the scene in Milwaukee with Jeffry Dahmer . . . .
MrMacphisto - July 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Hannibal Lecter approves... 5-5-5
Gari J - July 13, 2009 - Report this comment
It sings nicely to the OS he's a gory cannabalistic 555 to you
Timmy1000 - July 13, 2009 - Report this comment
A strange little song but a 555 for this dinner tale.
Guy - July 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Being that the parody says that human flesh is overated or over-ated it's probably a good thing that he didn't eat a clown - he would have probably said that it tasted funny. At least the parody has some funny to it.

A cannibal saw a man with a sign that said "Eat at Joe's". The cannibal began to eat the man whose name also happened to be Joe. Joe was a big guy and the cannibal could not finish him in one sitting so he decided to capitalize on the situation. He stowed the carcas on ice and changed the sign to read "Eat at Joe".

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