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Song Parodies -> "The Max Headroom Incident"

Original Song Title:

"Intervention"

Original Performer:

Arcade Fire

Parody Song Title:

"The Max Headroom Incident"

Parody Written by:

Johnny Nguyen

The Lyrics

Here's a song about the Max Headroom incident in 1987.
The Day is November 22, 1987
Somebody's watching TV
When they say you live in Chicago
I tell 'em you're not there

No place to see
You were watching WGN Channel 9
You're watching the news first
Though nothing's watching

You say they went to pitch black
As if we're going to silent until
I know somebody is setting up
There is a Max Headroom lookalike

Many hours later we take to WTTW/Channel 11
You take when you watch an episode of Doctor Who
Every Fans of Doctor Who will interrupt by somebody else
Hear a lookalike saying, "I still see the X"

I can sing Clutch Cargo
Lift him to see how to catch the wave
Don't wanna check for the news after
Just wanna hear you sad

Who's gonna place the interruptions?
Oh! Who's gonna reset Doctor Who?
There is somebody's coming up
Wanna hear the lookalike say:
"You can catch the wave and to see
Your better than a fricking Liberal, your love is fading
There's World's Greatest Newspaper and put the glove"
Hear a lookalike saying, "I still see the X.

I can go to black
It's taking up back to Horror of Famg Rock
And Doctor Who is up there
I care not if you see

We can't find you now
But they're gonna get the Doctor Who episode back
And when you finally disappear
Doctor Who fans say you were never here

They finally concluded the incident of 1987
Singing the Clutch Cargo theme is awesome
Everything is my brother pulling off a glove is there
Hear a lookalike saying, "I still see the X"
Hear a lookalike saying, "I still see the X"
And now, back to the Doctor Who serial "Horror of Fang Rock", right here on WTTW/Channel 11.

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