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Song Parodies -> "You Can't Be Boba Fett"

Original Song Title:

"You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet"

Original Performer:

Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Parody Song Title:

"You Can't Be Boba Fett"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

I love being his woman
I'd like to stay that way
He said, "I've got thoughts comin' to me"
And I said, "Okay let's play"
He said that "Movie love is good lovin'
And we ain't done Star Wars yet", so I looked into his big brown eyes

And said:

"You can't be Boba Fett
B-B-B-Baby, you just can't be Boba Fett
That's something that you're gonna have to forget
M-Maybe Vader, but you can't be Boba Fett"

Said, "Obi-Wan is better"
I'd get with him for sure
But not that bounty hunter
For 'the mood' he's a cure"
He said that "Even clones need good love
And you haven't tried it yet"
Hmmm...but still I looked into his big brown eyes

And said:

"You can't be Boba Fett
I'll be Leia, but you can't be Boba Fett
That's something that you're gonna have to forget
How 'bout Lando? No, you can't be Boba Fett"

Though our love is good love
Oh, his wish he could not get
No, his wish he could not get
Hmmm...'cause yeah, I looked into his big brown eyes

And said:

"You can't be Boba Fett
I would pay ya, so you won't be Boba Fett
That's a dream that you're gonna have to forget
Even Jar-Jar, but you can't be Boba Fett"

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Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 35

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 2   0
 3   1
 4   0
 5   34

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Alex Morris - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Can't beat a good Star Wars parody. 5's all round.
Jeff Reuben - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Well done, I like yours better. Will you be singing at the Boba Cabana?
Kristof Robertson - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
This parody's flying well above my kinky radar. Fabulous! 555
Phil Alexander - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
ROFL! Must be a SOTM contender... Leia? Don't mind if I do ;-)
leo J - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
DKTOfilms, but I love how this reads. Great OS.
alvin rhodes - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
very imaginitive...5s plus
Rick C - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks for this glimpse into elven fantasies......5s
Paul Robinson - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Well, I was JUST listening to this OS last night - trying to find a way to finish a parody I started with it many moons ago...had too many components to my story to fit within the song I don't know squat about "Star Wars"...hmmm...actually I DO know a small amount of squat about it...but I never watched any of I just know a few names and somewhat of an overview...honest... never cared one way of the other - A good read, though...OH...I guess since the pace is good and the read is good...nah...I'd have to know who "Boba Fett" was to get I can't really vote much'd think "World Peace" was hanging in the balance, waiting for my vote...
Jeff Reuben - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Even Jar Jar. Ugh. I imagine if you go with the Leia costume from Return Of The Jedi, you can have any Star Wars character you like =)
Adam Eccleshall - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Ah well... guess I'll have to stick with being Jango Fett then ;-)

Excellent song :-D
Arwen - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Alex...thanks a ton...=)

Jeff...hee! Don't be silly...I LOVE yours. I almost didn't submit this last night...couldn't decide if I was "done" or if I could make it better...but it was apparently meant to be...=)

Kristof...hehehe...nice. Thank you!

Phil...I don't know what else I've even submitted this just might be right...=) And LOL, you naughty boy!

Leo...shhh...if you can keep a secret, I haven't seen any of the new ones...eeek. But I totally loved 4, 5, & 6 when I was a kid...=) Thanks...

alvin...thank you very much, sir!'re welcome...=) My pleasure, really...

Paul...thanks for reading, even with your limited SW knowledge...=) Jeff (again)...heh. Of course I could...=) Just as even Boba might get lucky if he chose to wear your magenta unitard...

Adam...hehe...nice. At least then I'd have the original instead of some lame clone knock off...; ) Thanks!
Ashkicksass - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
I haven't seen any of the movies either, but I gave you 5's anyway because I damn well felt like it. Oh, and also because your pacing was spot on, and I know if I knew who Boba Fett was that this would be friggin hilarious.
Patrick Yoness - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Awesome. One of the best Star Wars parodies ever.
Stuart McArthur - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Im assuming Bobba Fett is a Star Wars character, which makes this idea (and parody) hilarious, Arwen - and how many umpteen millions of gals have gotten to be Princess Leia I wonder, for both participants' sakes - 555
Arwen - June 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Ashkicker...I appreciate, as always, your support in spite of not knowing what the hell I'm talking about...=) You can rest assured that I will always have your back in my deepest moments of confusion...thanks!

Patrick...well thank you! I don't know if that's true...I honestly haven't read many...but there are loads of talented parodists who are way nerdier...I mean, more into Star Wars...than I am...; ) (the me calling anyone nerdy thing can't fly, considering my own LoTR obsession...hehehe) Thanks!

Stuart...nice assumption...=) Thanks a bunch!
Patrick Yoness - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment
I'm more of a LOTR guy myself. (check out 'My Precious' if you get a chance). Your idea and the title really killed me. I always liked this OS and your pacing was a real delight. I might have to step back, you're right, there are probably 100's if not 1000's of Star Wars songs out there. But I'll still give you top 5 of any that I have read. (LandSpeeder was another good one this week)
Agrimorfee - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment
Frankly, I think the poor guy never got enough lines of dialogue. 555
Arwen - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment're right...Jeff's parody ROCKED!!

Agri...hee! Thanks...=)
Serafina - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment
Hey there Arwen!! I just read this wonderful parody and I'm about to give it a perfect score. I really liked it! Your parodies are very creative. :) By the way, I have seen the new Star Wars movie and I thought it was pretty good. =)
Arwen - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment
Thank you, Serafina! Your comments always brighten my day. =) I honestly don't have any reason that I haven't seen the new movie(s)...I just haven't. Thanks again!
Peter Andersson - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment
How to tell fake Buba Fett's from the original; only the real thing gets 555 space channels directly to his helmet.
Arwen - June 23, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks for the tip, K1...=)
2nz - June 24, 2005 - Report this comment
Even JAR-JAR? Darth Vader's a much better fit anyway, he has all the good quotes: "Yes, play with my light-saber", "Who's your father?" Top quality, Arwen. Sorry 'bout being late.
Arwen - June 24, 2005 - Report this comment
2nz, Darling...of course you're right...I'd totally take Vader over the lot of them...=) Not only do you make some good points...but he's also just got "the voice." Nice. I'm a big voice person. It matters.

And no apologies needed for being late...the anticipation only makes your comments more appreciated...=) Thanks...
Red Ant - June 24, 2005 - Report this comment
Not sure how I missed this one, Arwen.5s. Forever an elf to your priceless entice ( Nirvana compliment there ). =)
Arwen - June 24, 2005 - Report this comment
Awww, thanks, Red Ant.
Michael Pacholek - June 27, 2005 - Report this comment
I never understood the appeal of Boba Fett. But I understand the appeal of this parody. I think the problem with a woman wanting Boba Fett (and now Darth Vader as well) is that we've now seen them as little boys. Which is why I've never drooled over Alyssa Milano. Funny, I never had that problem with Drew Barrymore once she grew up, but then, I always thought that if I made a move on Alyssa, Tony Danza would beat me up. Patrick: I have to admit, my distaste for Tolkein aside, "My Precious" kind of grew on me. Or is that creeped up on me?
Steven Cavanagh - June 27, 2005 - Report this comment
What?? NOBODY has mentioned the word "Fettish" yet?? What has become of this place in my absence?
Great one, Arwen.
Arwen - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Michael...although I watched the shows endlessly as I child, I honestly never knew who Boba Fett was until I was in college. I'm sure that as a kid, I just thought of him as the bad guy who got eaten by the ground monster thing...hehehe. Anyway, for once, it seems, I agree with appeal. They should've looked into casting Mr. Diesel as Jango...I might be singing a different tune... =) Thanks!

Steven...I guess it took you to bring it up, sir. Nobody else was brave enough...=) Thanks!
Johnny D - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
See? Even "STAR WARS" can be sexy, folks! Brilliantly sweet, Arwen.
Arwen - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Hee! Thanks, Johnny...=)
Blue Ant - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Haven't heard the original in ages, but I decided to read it anyway and give you a perfect score on it.
Arwen - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Blue Ant...if you're ever in the Wyoming/Colorado area...make sure to tune into Oldies they play the OS at least once a day. Then, you'll feel completely justified in your voting...=) Thanks!!
kozar - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
I haven't been around this site in the past few weeks so I missed this great parody. Now I've just finished reading it and I'm about to vote 5-5-5 for the good work.
Arwen - June 28, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks a bunch, kozar!
Dumb Ass Kid - July 06, 2005 - Report this comment
[SOTM] Afraid all I can remember of TOS is the chorus, but this is imaginative, funny and original... and that's just from reading it!
Leo Jay - July 08, 2005 - Report this comment
[SOTM] Obi-Wan? ("who's your grandaddy?") Very, very funny stuff.
Red Ant - July 08, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Already commented, but this is still brilliant Arwen.
Charlie Decker - July 09, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Very funny, Arwen!
Peter Andersson - July 10, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) I guess you could have repeated the chorus a little more at the end, but I also guess you got in the mood and wanted to get into that gold bikini as quickly as possible. (Any pictures BTW?).

Michael Pacholek: I think that the appeal of Boba Fett is/was partially that unlike charachters with facial bumps via rubber masks and the like, anyone heading for a SF Convention could hammer up his own Bobba Fett Helmet in the Garage, and also take if off and just carry it under the arm since noone after eppy 4-6 still knew what he'd look like. Though, that's just my guessing.
Tim Mayfield - July 13, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Love the idea behind this parody. The Jar-Jar line cracked me up. I had to read it through a second time to fully appreciate the brilliance displayed herein. For some reason I imagine apples carved with Boba's image floating in a tub of water would be FABulous at Halloween - "Bobbing for Boba", then you can say Boba's all wet, too. Join the dark 5's.
Mike (Mike Armstrong) - July 13, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Good job, not a huge Star Wars fan but it still made me smile
Dr. Bob - July 13, 2005 - Report this comment
i know TOS but dont know TOMovie - or the only movie for that matter. i like how the title flows though. im sure when i actually see the movie this song will pop up in my head. cute from what i can tell.
Dee Range - July 18, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Unfortunately, I am also one of the minority who have never seen the SW movies, which deny me the pleasure of your wit. From all your other parodies, I'm sure this is great also
Jeff Reuben - July 22, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) I have seen the Star Wars movies. Hundreds of times. And when not wearing my magenta unitard, I run around town in my Boba Fett outfit. So I gained pleasure from your wit =)
Stuart McArthur - July 26, 2005 - Report this comment
(sotm) already commented, and it's funny without even knowing who Bobba Fett is - is he one of those weird animals at that weird bar type guys?
Rick C - July 27, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Very funny parody to a kinda funny OS. - July 27, 2005 - Report this comment
Fun facts: (1) Boba Fett's first appearance was in the horrible 1978 TV "Star Wars Holiday Special." (2) It was actually me in a costume. (3) Clearly, Arwen won't let me wear it anymore. (4) Since she won't entertain my fantasies, I'm relegated to dressing up the neighbors' dogs like Ewoks. Frisky little buggers.

(5) I love love love this. Especially the last line. Movie love is good love, indeed. (And Stevenagh: "Fettish" - heh heh.)
Johnny D - July 28, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) See above!
Arwen - July 28, 2005 - Report this comment
DAKâ€"well, I’m glad that my words alone could evoke such adjectives…imagine how much you’d love it if you really knew the OS…; ) Thanks!


Red Antâ€"and I’m still quite appreciative, Red Ant…thanks!

Charlieâ€"thanks a ton, Charlie!

K1â€"oh how well you know me…the desire to jump into a gold bikini is one of the only things in life that would keep me from repeating a chorus at the end of my parodies…; )

Timâ€"Thanks a ton…I’ll come to the Halloween party if you throw it…but, while I can anticipate the disappointment from the crowd already, I’m not bobbing for anything…

Mikeâ€"pretty much a moral victory, then…at least making you smile…=) Thanks!

Dr. Bobâ€"you’re right…it’s very cute. And if you DON’T think of this song when you finally watch the movies…even if it’s years from now, when I’m the furthest thing from your mind…I’m totally going to throw a fit…; )

Deeâ€"that minority seems to be bigger than I would’ve thought…go figure. Thanks for assuming I rock based on my past successes, though…I promise to always do the same for you…=)

Jeffâ€"I know you have. I know. And when writing this, I did think…”well if nobody else does, I know that Jeff will at least dig it…” Thanks a ton, buddy! I gained pleasure from your comment…hehehe.

Stuartâ€"the first step to learning more about Mr. Fett will be learning to spell his name correctly…; ) Thanks for your kind words, in spite of your lack of subject matter knowledge…

Rick Câ€"thanks…glad I could improve it somewhat in your mind…=)

Spaffâ€"those ARE some fun facts…but I refuse to believe that was you in that costume. That Boba had a WAY saggier ass than you have. And keep the dogs away from me, you sick bastard.

Thanks thanks thanks for #5, though…=)

Johnnyâ€"I looked…thanks!
2nz - July 30, 2005 - Report this comment
The song is still a treat the second time around so I'll just second what I said above. And I'll add how much you rule for commenting back to everybody.

Oh, and "Not much, besides losing my phone for a day :c)"
Kristof Robertson - July 31, 2005 - Report this comment
(SOTM) Excuse me while I put my Wookiee away....still lovin' it long time!
Mikey Squirrel - July 31, 2005 - Report this comment
SOTM.. Awesome. Taking fellow Canadian band BTO and mixing it with my favourite bounty hunter - well done, Arwen. 555
Arwen - July 31, 2005 - Report this comment
2nz...thanks a bunch...your first comment was probably couldn't have outdone yourself, so good call. And yes, I rule...I know...but it's nice to hear it from you...=)

2nz...again...I can't believe you lost your phone. I was totally counting on you for some entertainment. (I was in a hotel room with insomnia while all my friends around me were asleep...=(...) Oh well...I'll forgive you...

Kristof...hehehe...nice...=) Thanks!, thanks! Awesome is just a word I never get tired of Thanks!!
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - August 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Drat, the 'fettish' pun has already been used. Mass LOLing at this one, Arwen. Hilarious spin on the title.
Jeff Reuben - August 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Rats...I'm somewhat disappointed I didn't think of the Fettish line until seeing Luke's comment (and well behind Steve C.)
Arwen - August 01, 2005 - Report this comment
Luke...but honestly, you get extra credit for expressing your dismay with the word "drat," so it all evens out, my friend. Thanks!

Jeff...honestly, it does seem like something you'd say/think of...I'm a little bit ashamed of you. But, if you remember, the tension was high when this first posted, as we'd submitted our dueling Star Wars parodies to go head to head that day...I supposed, under that kind of strain, anyone could understandably slip up...even you...=)
Adagio - February 06, 2006 - Report this comment
(2005 SOTM Wildcard) Really good parody, Arwen. I've always liked that music anyway.
Cat - February 12, 2006 - Report this comment
(SOTM Wild Card 05) Arwen, why the hell have you never gotten in the top 3 for SOTM?! This is a riot! I only hope that you make Wild Card, and hey, you never know...I saw Kristof won the Wild Card in 04 and look at him now!
John Jenkins - February 12, 2006 - Report this comment
Excellent title and very good lines, particularly "For 'the mood' he's a cure" all the way through.
Arwen - February 13, 2006 - Report this comment
Adagio...thanks a bunch...=)

Cat...your confusion is my confusion, sister...I KNOW that I'm fabulous. It's a mystery. When I think about it long enough, I am left with the conclusion that it's either because the mean boys won't vote for me because I'm a girl...or...because Claude has been stealing points from me because he secretly hates me...because I'm a girl. It CERTAINLY has nothing to do with the fact that the guys who all defeat me every month are more talented than I am. Bastards.

(Oh, and you don't have to tell me to look at Kristof now...I' ve been looking at him since he got here...; )...)

John...thanks very much...I'm glad you liked it!
Agrimorfee - February 13, 2006 - Report this comment
(SOTM-Wild) The farce is strong with this one! (old joke, but I can't think of anything clever...)
Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd - February 15, 2006 - Report this comment
What K1chyd said already.
Luke Brattoni - February 15, 2006 - Report this comment
(WILDCARD) Still a hilarious concept and a great read. Hubba Boba!
Cat - February 15, 2006 - Report this comment
Arwen, you have a point there, to my knowledge, EmiLoca and Mari Duncan are the only women that have EVER placed in a SOTM contest. Chauvinist pigs...I myself am trying my best to change that pattern!
bobpiecheese - February 16, 2006 - Report this comment
(WILDCARD) DKTOS, but my little bro is a Star Wars nut. I kinda don't get it. Why can't the guy be Boba?
Phil Alexander - February 16, 2006 - Report this comment
Cat - the problem isn't chauvanism, IMHO, it's just that this year Spaff and Kristof have been so damn consistent that there's not been many spaces for anyone else... and they happen to be male (I think ;-) ). Anyway, I think I voted for this one last time around, and probably will again: it's superbly executed, and very funny indeed
bobpiecheese - have you *seen* Boba Fett?
Stuart McArthur - February 17, 2006 - Report this comment
Cat - Melhi has won gold in SOTM and is a female too
Matthias - February 17, 2006 - Report this comment
Wow!!! A girl who gets turned on by Star Wars!!! So... "You want to go with me to the Star Wars Convention"... No that's not a question... Okay the force isn't strong with me today
Stuart McArthur - February 18, 2006 - Report this comment
(WILD) er, Boba, I meant (cringe)...still a funny read, Arwen
Red Ant - February 19, 2006 - Report this comment
(WILD) See above, and I'm at a loss for another clever compliment except to say I'm much more familiar with TOS than I was last time I read this. Great sing along since the pacing is (p)outstanding.
Phil Alexander - February 20, 2006 - Report this comment
This is one of two for my top spot, and I'm finding it very hard to decide... - February 20, 2006 - Report this comment
More fun facts: (6) Despite my dejection, I love your reply to Tim's "bobbing for Boba" comment. (7) I only dress up as Jabba now. Either that or a nerf herder (in a spongy costume manufactured by - you guessed it - NERF). So can we try this again? (8) Still love it.
Mikey Squirrel - February 25, 2006 - Report this comment
WILD- I've commented before on this, but reading this again reminded me of how much I loved this. Viva la Star Wars!
Larry Hensley - February 26, 2006 - Report this comment
(SOTM Wild) Funny, although I also don't know who Boba Fett is. 5's.
Johnny D - February 26, 2006 - Report this comment
(WILDCARD) Doesn't take Hairy Headphones to hear the genius in THIS parody!
Scathe - February 26, 2006 - Report this comment
(Wild Card) This is a solid spoof.
Arwen - February 26, 2006 - Report this comment
Agri...see, when you're complimenting me, I don't expect you to be clever...I take what I can get...; ) Thanks! that case, I'll just go ahead and assure you that I'm actually wearing the bikini, I have nothing. Except for a little chaffing.


bobpiecheese...for some reason, it takes me 3 minutes to say your name. I honestly have to sound it out every time. I have to think of a clever nickname for you pronto, for the next time we chat. Trust me, though...getting a clever nickname from me is like the Holy Grail around yes, you should be anxious. And...he just can't be Boba. End of story.

Phil...thanks very DID vote for this last time. I wrote it in my journal. "The Day that One of the Chauvinist Pigs Came Around." ; )

Stuart...thanks for pointing that out.

Matthias...LOL! Thanks!

Stuart...thanks a bunch. I'm glad to see that "Spelling With Star Wars Dictionary" that I sent you finally did the trick...

Red Ant...thanks! The word 'poutstanding' always gets a grin out of me...=)

Phil...Awww..."The Second Day that One of the Chauv..."

6. Thanks for making me go back and read that comment...I am ALSO pretty tickled with it. Holy MOLY I can be a clever girl sometimes. And don't be glum...we can get together after the party...
7. Ah...good information to my answer is a resounding YOU BET! I'll call my attorney to see if I can get that restraining order lifted now.
8. Mission accomplished. Staying's all I've ever dreamed of. Well, staying power AND a quick(ish) fling with Mr. Vin Diesel...but now that you've got the Jabba suit, that dream might change. Thanks.

Mikey...thanks a ton! I'll be singing Viva Las Vegas all night, now...but it's worth it for the compliment...=)

Larry...Thanks! And, if you'd like me to give you Jeff Reuben's email address, I will...he's the REAL expert you know...

Johnny...Thanks a ton, but the real question now is whether or not you actually HAVE a set of Hairy Headphones. Because I've been in the market for quite a while...

Scathe...well, consider this a solid Thank You!
Agrimorfee - May 25, 2007 - Report this comment
(ABC) Sorry, Arwen, Rick C. blew this "Aint' Seen Nothin' Yet" parody out of the water in this comp.
Johnny D - May 25, 2007 - Report this comment
(ABC) Arwen is still a genius, Star Wars is still sweet, and Hairy Headphones are on special this week at Rogaine City.
Rick C - June 03, 2007 - Report this comment
(ABC3-Y) Great idea and execution, Arwen!
Matthias - June 03, 2007 - Report this comment
"You will award Arwen 3 fives" (Damn Jedi Mind Trick, here you go)
Michael McVey - June 04, 2007 - Report this comment
The idea was certainly original.
stuart mcarthur - June 11, 2007 - Report this comment
(abc3y) yep, this was a funny one - and so we know Princess Leia is a given but who would be the dreamteam matchup then, Arwen?
Mikey Squirrel - June 11, 2007 - Report this comment
ABC- Commented twice before on this one, but it's still great to read this classic Star Wars parody!
Porfle Popnecker - March 15, 2012 - Report this comment
Looks like I wasn't the only one to think "Even JAR JAR?" Great parody!

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