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Song Parodies -> "Speed Racer Redux"

Original Song Title:

"Speed Racer Theme"

Parody Song Title:

"Speed Racer Redux"

Parody Written by:

Melanie Lee

The Lyrics

Uh--you know they've made a movie of this, right?
(jazzy instrumental intro—techno-popped for today’s audience)

Here it comes! Here comes “Speed Racer”!
It’s a movie redux!
It’s a movie
And it’s based upon cartoons from the ‘60s!
Japanimation, but they went and filmed it live.
They made a copy of the powerful Mach 5!
Suppose the odds are against it? It’s been 40 years—redo!
Will the Gen X and Y’ers come and see it through?

Earn, Speed Racer!
Earn, Speed Racer!
Earn, Speed Racer, earn!

This known material
Should rake the money in—ka-ching!—
With movie tie-ins
At McDonald’s or at Burger King
And merchandise at Toys R Us!

Dough, Speed Racer!
Dough, Speed Racer!
Dough, Speed Racer, dough!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_racer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_Racer_%28film%29 http://www.speedracer.com/

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Overall Rating: 3.4

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Psycho Librarian - May 15, 2008 - Report this comment
Love it! It captures the movie perfectly! 5-5-5!

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