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Song Parodies -> "Who Shot Mr. Burns?"

Original Song Title:

"American Pie"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Don McLean

Parody Song Title:

"Who Shot Mr. Burns?"

Parody Written by:

SamuraiMaster

The Lyrics

This is a little tribute parody to the Simpson two part story of who shot Mr. Burns. If you've seen these two episodes, most likely you'll get it. If not enjoy it anyway. This was hard and fun at the same time to write.
About fifteen years ago
I can still remember when Springfield was all in shock
I knew if we all had our chance
We'd all shoot Mr. Burns in the pants
And our joy right then and there would really rock
But then one fateful afternoon
Mr. Burns almost met his doom
Tears of joy in my eyes
Would he meet his demise?
I don't remember how I felt but happiness is what I'll bet
But there's a day we wish to forget
When Mr. Burns was shot

(chorus)
So bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Officer I swear 'twas not I

Where you there when the gerbil died,
When Groundskeeper Willis found that oil strike
And Homer's name was not recalled
Can you believe Homer's great old lengths
To simply get Burn to give him thanks
But with no success at all
"I know he knows my name in there
I've only been working here ten years."
Skinner holds the oil
School money he won't spoil
But Mr. Burns wanted the black gold
Skinners refused leaving Burns in the cold
But Mr. Burns refused to fold
Before he would get shot

We were singing

(chorus)
Bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Officer I swear 'twas not I

Now a few days, Skinner began to drill
Strangely though, he couldn't get his fill
Mr. Burns had staked the claim
Angered by his evil scheme
Poor Willie's anger visible as steam
For the school, it was such a shame
And as the oil drill did it's job
Moe's Tavern closed without a sob
Grandpa became homeless
Bart's dog became helpless
Several thousand people vowed their revenge
Mr. Burns had took it to the edge
The sun itself would soon feel the sledge
The day, when Burns was shot

We were singing

(chorus)
Bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Officer I swear 'twas not I

Joyful, victorious with full delight
Daylight turn as black as night
Mr. Burns happy as could be
As he danced on down through the city streets
Unaware one had arranged for him to mee
And they wait, in a dark street alley
And when Burns turned in that way
T gunshot rang in the alleyway
The whole town gathered round
No guilty man was found
Because everyone was s suspect
Who could treat him with any respect
Do you recall what this would affect
When Mr. Burns was shot

We were singing

(chorus)
Bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Officer I swear 'twas not I

Smithers, fired, thought he did the crime
But it wasn't him the whole time
Poor old Willie cannot shoot a gun
So come on, Skinner also passed the test
Applying cammo to his chest
Moe only wanted a Sears catalog
Survied his wound was what Burns had
Homer Simpson the guilty man
Snapped Mr. Burns to his sense
Policemen put up a fence
Because Homer said he was innocent
Mr. Burns declared who was sent
He told the story of his descent
The day, the man was shot

We were singing

(chorus)
Bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Officer I swear 'twas not I

We found the one who fired the gun
Had the trial of murder finally begun?
It was Maggie Simpson all along
Mr. Burns told us of that fateful night
When he and Maggie got into a fight
Stealing candy from a baby is wrong
And when his gun fell into her hands
The shot was fired and rung in the stands
Not a word was spoken
The murder trial was broken
And old Smithers whom Burns admired most
Rehired again without a boast
Things returned to normal, no one's a ghost
When Mr. Burns was shot

And we were singing

(chorus)
Bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Officer I swear 'twas not I
We were singing
Bang, bang the whole town's in a hunch
Got my shotgun, loaded ammo
But someone beat me to the punch
And Springfield men their involvements denied
Saying Officer I swear 'twas not I
Simpsons > Family Guy

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Phil Nelson - January 19, 2010 - Report this comment
I saw the episodes and this was excellent.
Old Man Ribber - January 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Epic! Smithers...release the hounds! ;D
Christie Marie M - January 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Ahoy-hoy! My fave episodes of Simpsons! Hard to believe that Maggie did it! Lucky she got out of a prison sentence, considering she's still a baby. Take some "excellent" 5's!
2Eagle - January 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Whew, quite an effort! With all the interesting characters on that show you need to write a song that long.

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