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Song Parodies -> "Oedipus Rex"

Original Song Title:

"Particle Man"

Original Performer:

They Might Be Giants

Parody Song Title:

"Oedipus Rex"

Parody Written by:

cygna vamp

The Lyrics

I was reading Oedipus the King for my college Literature class and this popped into my head
Oedipus Rex, Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex got into a fix
He's the king, he's real important.
Oedipus Rex
Is he a bum? Or is he just dumb?
Is he the guy who married his mum?
All about sex, Oedipus Rex.

Tiresius man, Tiresius man
Tiresius man pissed off Oedipus Rex
They have a fight, Tiresius wins
Tiresius man

Antigone, Antigone
Finds out she's as inbred as can be
Usually kind to her daddy
She's got six fingers on her left hand
Three on the right hand, brother's in the sand
A shame to be, Antigone

Jocasta queen, Jocasta queen
She did something quite ob skene
Shared with her husband several genes
Jocasta queen
She's in a bind and she feels the grind
Her son used her pins to go blind
Who came up with Jocasta queen?
Degraded bean, Jocasta queen

Sophocles man, Sophocles man
Sophocles man wrote Oedipus Rex
A Greek tragedy everyone reads
Sophocles man

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Pacing: 4.6
How Funny: 4.4
Overall Rating: 4.5

Total Votes: 18

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Princess Ana - December 06, 2002 - Report this comment
It's funniest if you've read that story (as I have). I don't know what you were on when you wrote this, but I'd like some.
dimmiedrummer - April 13, 2008 - Report this comment
SO FUNNY! I needed to find a theme song for Oedipus the King for my English class and this will work PERFECTLY!!!
gpsyribbon - October 14, 2009 - Report this comment
me too i need one for osborne's honors english LOL

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