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Song Parodies -> "The Night We Lost a Prime"

Original Song Title:

"The Night Chicago Died"

Original Performer:

Paper Lace

Parody Song Title:

"The Night We Lost a Prime"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

When the original Optimus Prime fell in battle, all the children weeped...and found an easy scapegoat.
Optimus was shot for the last time by his old foe
Who do the people blame? He who got in the way

At the end of a day and night
Where so damn many 'bots were killed
'Cause there's new characters to buy
Need to get that toy shelf filled
But a 'bot named Megatron (hey! Hey!)
Left the worst for last because (hey! Hey!)
Right behind a tiny rock (hey! Hey!)
Was a gun for his last shot (hey!)

And ev'rybody cried
Because it was the night we lost a Prime
When he said we must stop Megatron
Followed that with "No matter the cost", didn't see
He'd be the one to die
And it would be the night we lost a Prime
Right into his abdomen, got shot
Quite a lot of times, the count was lost, what a scene

As he fell with a mighty bang
From the wound in his truck grill's side
All the hearts of the viewers sank
And they knew where blame should lie
Not the villain of the piece (hey! Hey!)
Not the hero with the speech (hey! Hey!)
That he went and gave instead (hey! Hey!)
Of just shooting Buckethead (hey!)

No, they all blamed the guy
Who intervened the night we lost a Prime
"Shouldn't he have known to take a shot
At the gun and not run in half-cocked? Useless teen
Hot Rod's a stupid guy"
They blame him for the night we lost a Prime
I would say the blame is really on
The writers for not thinking a lot 'bout the scene

Ev'rybody was appalled
When their hero had to fall
But the need to reason why
Had a lack of proper sight
Need a character to blame
When the script's right in their face

The night we lost a Prime (n-n-na, n-n-na, n-n-na-na-na-na-na)
The night we lost a Prime
Can't we all just blame that Megatron?
He's the one who made the fatal shot, yes indeed
The night we lost a Prime (n-n-na, n-n-na, n-n-na-na-na-na-na)
The night we lost a Prime
Wishing we would lay off poor Hot Rod
He learned from it, the meme needs to stop, quit it, please
The night we lost a Prime (n-n-na, n-n-na, n-n-na-na-na-na-na)
The night we lost a Prime
And we also need to suck it up:
As a movie, this thing kinda sucks

This is also how I feel about Star-Lord in Infinity War (except for the part about the movie sucking, that is).

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