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Song Parodies -> "0-18 ("Oh-Eighteen")"

Original Song Title:

"You're Sixteen"

Original Performer:

Ringo Starr

Parody Song Title:

"0-18 ("Oh-Eighteen")"

Parody Written by:

Melanie Lee

The Lyrics

The New Jersey Nets have done did it! Pronounce 0-18 as "Oh-Eighteen". OS: Story:

Put the trophies away.
Cork the champagne.
Cancel victory flow’rs!
It’s pitiful!
And it’s ours.

We’re a joke of a team:
Jay Leno’s dream!
He’ll speak punchlines for hours!
It’s laughable.
And it’s ours.

We’re the losers.
We’re the Nets.
We’re even worse than the New York Mets.
We touched the ball;
The ball went flump!
Ooo, when we played
We hit a slump!

We ran onto the court,
And into the wall!
Fans shouted, “Nets, hit the showers!”
It’s criminal,
But it’s ours.

[Fired our coach—he’s to blame!
—but we play the same!
We are as bad as it gets!
We’re beatable!
We’re the Nets!]

We’re the losers.
We’re so poor,
We put the “sh...” in New Jersey’s shore.
We plan to move
To Brooklyn way.
Brooklynites say,
“Stay in N.J.!”

We ran onto the court
And into a skid!
Worst blasted start of all time!
The laughingstock
Of ’09!
The record books
Say we’re swine!
Hey, Dr. J!
Please re-sign!

All wet! All wet! The Nets!
All wet! All wet! The Nets!
All wet! All wet! The Nets!
All wet! All wet! The Nets…!
Dr. J is Julius Erving, star of the Nets in the 1970s, who led them to a championship. Gone are the days!

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Pacing: 5.0
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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 13

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Jack Wilson - December 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Great parody, its votable, got three fives ( I think I like the original version of the OS that was in American Grafitti better, though this version's good too!)
Mark Scotti - December 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Great topical parody! How lowwwww can they gooooo?
TJC - December 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Great parodical pot shot... nuthin' but net!
Fiddlegirl - December 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Speaking as someone who's lived near Cleveland (Browns), Milwaukee (Brewers), Kansas City (Chiefs), and Dallas (Rangers), I can *definitely* relate! [Maybe I'm just bad luck...] ;)
blackjack21 - December 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Nice bash, I bet they can make it to 0-21.
John Jenkins - December 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Very good spoof of the team. Now who's going to spoof Kiki Vandeweghe, the team's general manager who is taking over as coach, but waited until the interim coach set the loss record?
Anonymous - December 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Awesome; it's fun,w hen these streaks come along, to come here and see if anyone's done one.
Matthias - December 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Not much of a sports fan but this was still a fun little tune and I liked that bit about Jay Leno mocking your sports team.
Agrimorfee - December 18, 2009 - Report this comment
(ABC) Sports team parodies are notoriously hard to make fun for anyone who is not familiar with the team, but you made it funny and relatable for me. You scored 555.
Leo Keough - December 18, 2009 - Report this comment
ABC5(#/Symb) I think there's some room for your guys on my rugby team...LOL-funny take on a disastrous season!!!...555!!!
Stuart Mcarthur - December 23, 2009 - Report this comment
ABC - as a fan of Australia's worst AFL football team, I can totally relate to these sentimenst Melanie and it was a joy to surf the pacing of this one - perfect parody, and heartfelt! - 555
DJ Blaze - December 28, 2009 - Report this comment
Sports parodies are hard for me to judge, since I pretty much live under a rock when it comes to sports, but this gets a 555. Way to close out ABC!
Below Average Dave - December 30, 2009 - Report this comment
I have never been much of a basketball fan, but obviously I've heard about the NJN debacle because I follow hockey--and if you follow any sport, the Nets record shattering worst start of all time was heard across all sports channels, sites, etc. Nice job capturing the moment, didn't make me laugh horribly hard, but still enjoyed it. . .

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