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Song Parodies -> "Pet"

Original Song Title:


Original Performer:

Avril Lavigne

Parody Song Title:


Parody Written by:

aPfeL bITs

The Lyrics

This song is about a boy who gets a hobo for his birthday instead of a pet.
Play with me
After school
We'll play with Scruffy

All the
other kids at school
Have got
Something really cool
Like a
dog or cat or kind of pet
But me not yet
Well my
birthday's coming round
So far
I've not made a sound
So then
my dad asked me what to get
I said "A pet!"
I wait a while
"Cause he had a smile
Perched on his face
What a disgrace
Because all the time
He hadn't spent a dime on me

Tell me
Why'd you have to go and get a hobo from the street?
Though I want a pet you shouldn't get me a drunken guy named Pete
Why'd you get him?
I hate his smell it's like I'm in a toilet If I could I would sell him
He has a bad smell every nobo I"ve met has stated
Oh, ho, oh

Well dad
really is proud
At dinner
he's real loud
"Bout how
he's a genius
Finding Pete
Like he was a treat

Well I
said I hated him
Told dad
if I rated him
I said
over and over again
From 1-10
He'd get a 2
And that a you
Should get me a dog
Not a smelly old hog
Told him again
That Pete smells out-dated

Well see
I can't have fun with this man as I have stated
Well, he's good for the thought but his stench is overrated
Trust my word now
Well, yes he can snore and he can bore me right out my wits but is he fun, really is he as much fun as he's hated?
No, no, no
Not close
No, no
Oh, no
No, no
No, No
No, no

My mom said they did their best
And they couldn't find the rest
Well I didn't believe her
"Cause I saw an ad for a golden retriever
In her favorite
Sunday paper
That cannot
Escape her
I want a pet
Why won't they let me?

Get one
Why'd you have to go and lie to me?
When's the last time that you honestly?
Took a good look
For a dog or a cat or a bird or a fish or a rat or a bat or something?
Did you spend any time?
No, no, no

Instead you went and got me a hobo
You could have looked up and down and around the globo
You looked down the street
Oh I wait for a bird or a cat or a reptilian thing or something else
If you looked around then my name is Jack Lobo
Oh you liars

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Pacing: 3.0
How Funny: 3.7
Overall Rating: 3.3

Total Votes: 3

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Yet Another Dutchman - July 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Good concept, funny, getting a hobo instead of a pet. A bit freaky. Pacing was very good, this was a surprising parody. 544. The overall rating is 4 because of it's offbeat nature that sometimes didn't gel with the square in me.
aPfeL - July 16, 2005 - Report this comment
Why was it freaky?
aPfeL bITs - July 16, 2005 - Report this comment
That post is from me. Ummm.... sorry about it being only aPfeL Also, anyone that wants to hear the recorded version should click on "My Website" and then "Download Songs"
Yet Another Dutchman - July 19, 2005 - Report this comment
Oh, you know, the whole hobo for a pet thing is surreal and absurdly funny, like a cartoon. There was a "Ren and Stimpy" episode in which Stimpy keeps a circus clown as a pet.
oscar mayer weiner - August 08, 2005 - Report this comment
this is a funny song, but it sounds like it was written by children... also, i believe a number of bands have already done parodies of that exact song, a little cliche, you know. artists like weird al yankovic, joe hamper, and the didgeridoo-doos have already made copies of those songs, lets get a little something new. and i realized you are influenced by yankovic's beverly hillbillies songs... ha, that's a little cliche, too. so is the whole "we're a clean band thing," that's kind of the same thing throwing toasters did. are you fans of throwing toasters? is that where you got the idea to advertise that you're clean? if you are, did you see the BORED tour? it was amazing, i shit my pants laughing! i listened to ode to toothcare, and i found it a tad bit strange. it is difficult to understand the words, um... but it's got nice effects. so maybe you could make it sound a bit more coherent. i don't understand pet that much, it's sort of like... it's not really that great. my bet is that this band is just another cliche comedy band like all the others in this world, that they won't go far. and what on earth were you thinking when you chose apfel bits for a name? jesus...
aPfeL bITs - August 11, 2005 - Report this comment
This song sounds like it was written by children because it is. This is a seventh grade band. If you would kindly read our about page you might learn half of what your asking. We are fans of Throwing Toasters. I am aware that everyone has parodied this song. I have changed it to a parody of Sliver by Nirvana. We did not get the ida to advertise we are clean from Throwing Toasters. We just wanted to point out that we are clean. By the way, Oscar Mayer Weiner, what were you thinking when you came up with your stupid name. Or chall I say... your parents? Though you think we won't go anywhere a CD is in production and shall be out in 1 year. We did not the BORED tour, as we were in the Netherlands at the time it was on, and it never came to Maryland, so we have never seen it. I'd like to hear your songs if you think you're much better and will go somewhere, Mr. Weiner. A tad bit strange is an insult to us. We are not a tad bit strange, we are a whole bit strange. Why do you comment on Jesus? aPfeL bITs was chosen because it's memorable. Come up with a better name is all we can say. The clean band is just there because most of the songs on soundclick aren't clean. Get it? Not really that great, huh? Have you written anything better? We sincerely hope to go far in our career, but it seems unlikely as we cannot tour in 7th grade. Band Memeber and Leader, Liam Fletcher PS You should learn where the shift button is.
aPfeL bITs - August 11, 2005 - Report this comment
I'd like to add that we came up with the idea to parody Complicated with lyrics similar to these before it was a cliche or Weird Al had recorded it. I redid it now and there we are.

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