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Song Parodies -> "Flying Squirrel"

Original Song Title:

"Uptown Girl"

Original Performer:

Billy Joel

Parody Song Title:

"Flying Squirrel"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

From The Album "The Self Titled Debut Album"
Flying squirrel, he was taken from his outside world
I don't exactly know what brought him here
Do you think it was the local beer

But now I own me a flying squirrel
He's really smaller than a normal squirrel
He likes to jump around and try to fly
He likes to climb up places that's real high
Then try to hide

His name is Rocky and he lives so loose
No he does not have a friend that's a moose

Some say I'm not all there
Just because I own me a flying squirrel
Cause he was taken from a flying world
He's not exactly like your average pet
But he's so better than a dog or cat, and that's a fact

Flying Squirrel, I tied his fur into a jerry-curl
He climbs to places that are up real high
He spreads his arms but yet he cannot fly
Though still he tries

And when he's flying he's soaring so high
Then he starts falling and smacks his behind

Some say I'm not all there
Just because I own me a flying squirrel
He's really smaller than a normal squirrel
He chewed some wires and he made a nest
In my printer so to get some rest, that little pest

Flying squirrel, he's my flying squirrel
You know I do own me a flying squirrel, my flying squirrel
You know I do own me a flying squirrel, my flying squirrel
You know I do own me a flying squirrel, my flying squirrel

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Pacing: 4.3
How Funny: 4.4
Overall Rating: 4.5

Total Votes: 20

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MysteryGoat - May 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Loosely based on a true story.
Guy - May 13, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC-F) Hey Rocky, watch me pull some fives out of my hat.
Red Ant - May 19, 2005 - Report this comment
( ABC-F 05 ) Michael Pacholek NOT commenting on a Billy Joel song??? It's still all 5s to me.
Adagio - May 23, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC05) Never expected a flying squirrel subject to Billy Joel. :) hee 5's
Rex - May 30, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC - F) Cute!
Melhi - May 31, 2005 - Report this comment
(F) My inlaws had some flying squirrels for awhile. We called to inquire after their welfare, one evening, and they told us they'd dyed one of them green. (We were afraid to ask why.) So, anyway, the Jerry-curl actually doesn't seem so far fetched as it might have, before that... and they sure are cute little critters... and I enjoyed reading this very much. :)
Agrimorfee - June 01, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC05) Awww, in't he cute?
Johnny D - June 01, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) Gonna fly now! Gonna fly now! Gonna fly! Fly! FLY !!!
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - June 02, 2005 - Report this comment
Nice rhyming. I can barely remember the show from my toddler years, so have to rely on the recent CGI movie for familarity.
MysteryGoat - June 03, 2005 - Report this comment
Thanks for all the comments. Thought you'd like to know though, it's not based on The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, it's actually based on a flying squirrel we rehabed at home for the winter, which ended up being named Rocky. Funny thing is the last verse is true. The squirrel escaped from its caged and made a little nest in my computer printer. There was a bunch hair and debris and some wires chewed up. I got it fixed but it hasn't been the same since.
Charlie Decker - June 03, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) Cute parody, though I'll have trouble forgiving you for mispelling "jheri curl" ;-)
MysteryGoat - June 03, 2005 - Report this comment
My first time spelling it. :-D
Rick C - June 04, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC05) Enjoyed this...5s
Jeff Reuben - June 05, 2005 - Report this comment
ABC--Not bad. Best squirrel song I've seen in awhile!
Phil Alexander - June 06, 2005 - Report this comment
Unusual... it is kind of hard to find a rhyme for "squirrel", isn't it?
Kristof Robertson - June 06, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) This is just nuts...or acorns...whatever. 555
martha - June 08, 2005 - Report this comment
what a nice story! I wondered if it was based on real life when I first read it......
Donna& Taunji - January 11, 2014 - Report this comment
We just lost one to the toilet, on Dec.21, then just before new years the other ine freaked out in the laundry room and up to the attic. Now we have had a polar blast and well.... So I was looking for the song, 'What does the flying squrrlel say', but ran acrossed this it was awesome...Anyone no tihs song?? please send to grammmamaumau/ Thank you all!!

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