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Song Parodies -> "Don't Get Smart"

Original Song Title:

"Don't Lets Start"

Original Performer:

They Might Be Giants

Parody Song Title:

"Don't Get Smart"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

At some point, all children rebel against their parents. And what parents haven't reacted to that with words similar to these?
Don't, don't, don't get smart!
You're breaking my heart!
Who'd believe my precious child would be so vicious and so wild?
Don't, don't , don't get smart, don't you be so tart!
You better calm it down, or I'll bring you down!

Just leave me alone! You are a brat
Get off the phone! Are you an animal?
The words I'm saying now are like yelling some words to a brick wall
Wake up youngster, your words do not count
You're driving me to my grave!
Do not make a sound!

Heed my instruction, obey or you will get yours
Hey! Don't talk back to me! Listen to Mother!

Don't, don't, don't get smart! You tear me apart!
Go away, you got me riled, Santa's putting this in his file
So don't, don't, don't get smart
You always make it hard!
Why do you always bring me down? Are you a clown?

Sometimes, in this world, you don't get what you want
Your behavior's pitiful
Everything that I do is for you, brat,
And so you should be a little more grateful
Look Hoss, you're not Boss, and I have to stop saying "you're a dirty god-dang ol' effin' foul mother effin' such and other"

Feel my frustration? I don't want to lecture, but I see catastrophe, eek! Get the picture?

Don't, don't, don't get smart!
You need to restart, you're not the ruler of this world, so don't you try to use big words
Don't, don't, don't get smart!
I must now impart, don't you dare go around with that sassy frown

I brought you into this world, sonnyboy!
I can take you out of this world!

Don't, don't , don't get smart
Here is the strange part, I believe in this big world you're still my precious boy or girl
So don't, don't, don't get smart!
Now don't you dare start, otherwise you are grounded 'til you're underground!
Copyrigh 2015, Agrimorfee.

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Pacing: 3.2
How Funny: 3.1
Overall Rating: 3.0

Total Votes: 11

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 2   0
 3   2
 4   4
 5   2

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Matthias - May 06, 2015 - Report this comment
This was great! I know that you're a father and this parody really proves it lol
Abbott Skelding - May 06, 2015 - Report this comment
Never heard the OS before, but you matched it up perfectly with this parody. So many great examples, my favorites being the "bringing you in/taking out of this world" and "grounded 'til you're underground". Well done!
Syncronos - May 12, 2015 - Report this comment
DKTOS until I saw this. You remind me of my mom...only after the 'I'll bring you down' line, there was no more song, just a flying backhand. ...*shudder*... Here. Take the 5s. I'll be good.
Max Power - May 18, 2015 - Report this comment
Sometimes all what's needed is a good beating, but then you know what Adrian Peterson did and how it worked out for him.
bobpiecheese - May 19, 2015 - Report this comment
(Artistry) I was expecting an anti-intelligence rant, but instead I got an angry parent. Quite a realistic one, too. Huh. Pretty good writing here, though some comedic exaggeration would've helped to make this a bit less uneasy.
Blaydeman - May 24, 2015 - Report this comment
(Artistry) a lot of really good play on words I this one "grounded/underground" being my favorite. Children certainly fill your life with juicy material. Lol!

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