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Song Parodies -> "Candid Camera"

Original Song Title:

"Couch Potato"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Weird Al Yankovic

Parody Song Title:

"Candid Camera"

Parody Written by:

Johnny Nguyen

The Lyrics

A tribute to the classic hidden camera show hosted by Allen Funt.
Look
If you had
One shot
To sit on your lazy old chair
And watch all the nostalgia TV you ever wanted
Until your brain turned to mush
Would you go for it?
Or just let it watch?
Yo

Remote is ready
Eyes wide, palms are sweaty
There's somebody on The already already
Are you ready?
Smile, you're on Candid Camera
And I'm on CBS?
So Yes
Anything is all I'm getting

There's Allen Funt
Who folks wanna see him
He saw his candid camera
Always says something great
They're alive', wow
Somebody are looking now
He says them out
Time to see in the nostalgia

Anything based on good stuff
Oh, anybody heard of that!
Oh, any celebrity
Sho' loves horrific
Whoa, the good product
Oh, a man that see and look
Home of the show?
No, they live perfectly
Yo

Plus anything joking around
And all that fools
Oh, and there's Harry S. Truman
Well, she's seeing me

"Look ma, no old microphone"
Oh, it's a radio break
Better go out to the TV and anything else

"You're gonna keep your mind watchin' TV" They told me, they'd scold me
But I'd still tune in every show (show)
My cable gets Comedy Central and TV-Land
E!, Gospel Music Channel and Jewish Life Televiskon (yo)

"You're gonna keep your mind watchin' the show"
They told me, cajoled me, "Smile, you're on Candid Camera" (no)
I'm gonna watch All these episodes
It deserved the air for about 66 years (yo)
(You're gonna)

Anything is smiling
As I watch the show
That show about undertaking
repeats
To CBS daytime and syndication
USA Network's boring like TNT cable network
Next up on Comedy Central
The rise and decline of fans of the show

Episodes for next fall, they've already been namin'
Anybody else is smiling on Candid Camera
So does his catchphrase
And his pranks are watching everybody's show
I can't believe you got ain't in it

I'll move right on to the year 1997
Then I bet
I watch the show on CBS
Followed by somebody else you guess
"Unsolved Mysteries" and "Nash Bridges", anybody else

"You're gonna leap your mind watching TV"
They told me, they'd see me
But I'd still tune in every episode (episode)
My cable gets Comedy Central and TV-Land
Home videos on VHS and DVD don't bet (yo)

"You're gonna keep your mind watching TV"
They told me, smiled me
But I still love Peter Funt (Funt)
I'm looking at Comedy Central and TV-Land
Just watch the show with my friends to get (yo)
(You're Gonna)

Never missed "PAX TV" or "NBC"
I've seen each "ABC" and "Syndication" episode
But I only watched "CBS" one time one day
Wish I hadn't 'cause 1991 now thinks you smart

Oh, and "CBS" I watched maybe a betting fun
After that, felt like I needed a long shower
Network execs with naked ambitions
"Next week on The Price is Right, watch Bob & Rod to come on down"

Like to tie up those programming makers
Make 'em watch all every episode 'til their you die just like in real life
See all the episodes you watch sooner
Look there's a old overture TV set Seeing a rerun at 10am in 1967

And there's "PAX" and "CBS", plus there's "ABC"
And everything you smile all the time you say his famous line "Smile, you're on Candid Camera"

Wanna turn on in 2000 'cause I'm a fan of the show
And I gotta know who everything to say smile
A 30 second commercial
Then we come back to the show?
I was planning on recording the PAX episodes next year
I forgot

I love the episodes with or without a plot
I'll stare 'til my legs are nice, my eyes see fun
Because I only have got
One brain to see
I'm gonna spend my life watching the show a lot

"You're gonna keep your mind watching TV"
They told me, they'd smiled me
But I'd still tune in every episode (episode)
My cable gets Comedy Central and TV-Land
Anybody else who liked the show for bet (yo)

"You're gonna keep your mind watching TV"
They told me, see me, "Turn off that TV show" (no)
I got it on Comedy Central and TV-Land
Say no bet could see PAX-TV or NBC episodes (yo)
(You're gonna)

You can watch anything you want to, man
The end and say Smile!

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