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Song Parodies -> "Green Arrow"

Original Song Title:

"Free Fallin'"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty

Parody Song Title:

"Green Arrow"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Another superhero themed song. Check out my "Batman" parody of "Meant to Live" by Switchfoot. This one I did while I was riding home from the dentist for the check up to make sure no problems happened from having my wisdom teeth removed. So, enjoy.
I'm a rich man, lots of money
A big house, and lots of cars too
I'm a rich man, richer than Elvis
But I'm bored now, think I'll go on a cruise

It's a bad day, got pushed overboard
I woke up, stranded on an isle
I'm hungry, got no way to get food
I'll make a bow, use that for a while

Now I'm Green, Green Arrow
Yeah I'm Green, Green Arrow

I fought crime, used lots of trick arrows
Lost my money, Speedy and Dinah too
Everybody, wond'ring what happened to Ollie
I went to, a monastery to start anew

And I'm Green, Green Arrow
Yeah I'm Green, Green Arrow
Green Arrow, punch-ing, glove arrow, now I'm
Green Arrow, punch-ing, glove arrow, now I'm

I wanna spend time with my son Connor
I wanna fly with Hal through the sky
Gotta die to save Superman's city
Gotta leave this world for a while

And I'm Green, Green Arrow
Yea I'm Green, Green Arrow
Next parody? Who knows. It probably won't be a comic book themed one, I don't want to be known as "the comic parody guy."

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Pacing: 4.7
How Funny: 4.9
Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 7

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Ahnonamis - July 20, 2004 - Report this comment
Quick thing a friend pointed out. What we called punching gloves where I grew up, it seems most people (or at least people in America) call boxing gloves. I guess it's just a regional thing like pop/soda/coke. (Who calls it coke, anyway? Especially when it's not Coca Cola)
Umaro - August 06, 2004 - Report this comment
Great song. Can't believe no one else has commented on it yet besides you. You do Green Arrow proud. PS, they call it punching gloves where I live too (South Africa)
Ahnonamis - August 12, 2004 - Report this comment
Y Helo Thar, Umaro ;) You can't trick me. I know you live in Canada, you hairy yeti.
pimrizr - August 18, 2004 - Report this comment
not bad, pretty funny. The pacing is off a bit in a lot of places though.
DocBruce - February 09, 2005 - Report this comment
Cody Slusher - June 06, 2009 - Report this comment
It was OK.

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