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Song Parodies -> "Hamster Munch"

Original Song Title:

"Monster Mash"

Original Performer:

Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

Parody Song Title:

"Hamster Munch"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

We had a hamster until quite recently, and one of its bags of food was "Hamster Munch"... so this parody was inevitable, really. I know the OS was originally by Bobby Pickett (or something like that), but I only have the Bonzo's verson.
A friend of mine went off on holiday
I said I'd watch his pet while he was away
And I asked what kind of food does he eat
His answer, it was short but sweet:

He said it's munch
He said it's hamster munch
(The hamster munch)
And then I had a hunch
(I had a hunch)
It was a rodent's lunch
He gave me munch
He gave me hamster munch

In his little cage I kept the little beast
He took to his bedroom his hamster feast
He was cute, he had a hamster appeal
Until the day [he] fell asleep at the wheel

I fed him munch
I fed him hamster munch
(The hamster munch)
He'd crunch upon his lunch
(He'd crunch his lunch)
It packed a crunchy punch
He ate the munch
He ate the hamster munch

That evening, we're having fun
The party had just begun
The guests, no one important missed
Speedily getting pissed

My home was rockin', it was wild and gay
But my nibbles had all been nibbled away
So I nipped down the road to buy more treats
But when I returned... guess what they'd found to eat:

They found the munch
They found the hamster munch
The hamster munch!
It was a rodent's lunch
(A rodent's lunch)
They ate it with a crunch
They ate the munch
They ate the hamster munch

I started to laugh so much I started to choke
It seems my guests didn't get the joke
One ranted, raved and shook his fist
He spoke indistinctly, but I got the gist:

"I've eaten munch
I've eaten hamster munch"
The hamster munch
I think he's gonna punch
He's gonna punch
At least that was my hunch
'Cause he ate munch
He ate the hamster munch

Now everything's cool, I'd just like to say
That my hamster munch, well, it tastes OK
For everyone had some (including me)
And now it's for sale there on QVC

So buy the munch!
Please buy my hamster munch
My hamster munch
It gives a lovely crunch
A lovely crunch
It's really good for lunch
To munch for lunch
So eat my hamster munch

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 7

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Dylan Baranski - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
5-5-5 for you, Phil. Having said that, are you British? I ask because you say "pissed" instead of "drunk" & you mention QVC. What is QVC, anyways?
alvin - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
they don't get much cuter than this one
Yoidy - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I lauged a bunch! 555
AFW - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Enjoyed this very munch...
Ann Hammond - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I laughed a bunch too
Hamster Love - March 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Mmm! Good!
Mmm! Good!
Phil Alexander - March 28, 2007 - Report this comment
:-) Thanks, everybody
Dylan - yes, I am British, and QVC is a shopping channel (not one I've ever watched, myself, of course ;-) )
Jack Wilson - March 28, 2007 - Report this comment
I thought Bobby Boris Pickett did that OS? Anyways awesome job Phil
Steve Sadler - May 08, 2007 - Report this comment
Bobby Pickett RIP this week. Monster Mash is great. he was still performing it this year, he announced "I'm going to do a medley of my hit." It continued to pay his rent.

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