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Misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for Television that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

There are 7 misheard song lyrics for Television on amIright currently.

"Call Mr. Lee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call mystery
Original Lyrics:
Call Mr. Lee
"Marquee Moon" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Outside beneath the mucky moon
Original Lyrics:
Outside beneath the marquee moon
"See No Evil" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't say you're conscious
No, don't say doom
If you got to say it
Let me be there, too.
Original Lyrics:
Don't say unconscious
No, don't say doom
If you got to say it
Let me leave this room.
"See No Evil" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I see no eagle.
Original Lyrics:
I see no evil.
The misheard line actually comes from Richard Lloyd's backing vocals in the final chorus. Verlaine's lead vocals are much clearer.
"See No Evil" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to get through the road
Made out of ocean.
or
I want to get through the coast
Made up of old friends.
Original Lyrics:
I want a nice little boat
Made out of ocean.
"See No Evil" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It seems so clear.
or
It seems so fair.
Original Lyrics:
It seems so perfect.
"Venus" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I fell sideways laughing, with a friend and Anastasia.
Original Lyrics:
I fell sideways laughing, with a friend from many stages.

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