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Song Parodies -> "American Idol"

Original Song Title:

"Hakuna Matata"

Original Performer:

The Lion King's theme

Parody Song Title:

"American Idol"

Parody Written by:

Brady Twins

The Lyrics

Tim as Clay Aiken...Jim as Ruben Studdard...Some girl as Jasmine Trias...
Clay: American Idol, what a wonderful name
Ruben: American Idol, ain't no childish game

Clay: It means fame or friends for the rest of your life
Both: It's our serious-free philosophy
American Idol!

Clay: When he was a young singer...
Ruben: When I was a young SINGGGGERRRR!!!
Clay: Very nice.
Ruben: Thanks!

He found Randy had a certain appeal
He could sing the opera after every meal

I'm a sensitive soul, though I looked fat-skinned
And it hurt that Simon never stood downwind
And, oh, the shame!

Clay: Simon was a shame!
Ruben: Thoughts changin' his name!
Clay: Oh, what's in his name?
Ruben: And he got cold-hearted...
Clay: How did you feel?
Ruben: ...every time that he...
Cla]: Hey Ruben, not in front of the kids!
Ruben: Oh, sorry.

Both [singing]: American Idol!
What a wonderful name!
American Idol!
Ain't no childish game!

Jasmine: It means fame or friends for the rest of your life!
All: It's our serious-free philosophy!
American Idol!

American Idol!
American Idol!
American Idol!
American Idol...!

[Repeat to fade]
Okay, we're optimists!... Is that bad?

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Pacing: 4.2
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.3

Total Votes: 6

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Agrimorfee - March 22, 2005 - Report this comment
Not bad, but OK. You could have changed the whole "downwind...brokenhearted" joke stanza into something else, but the whole concept of Clay & Ruben dueting on this is a funny idea.
Unknown - March 25, 2005 - Report this comment
Yep! Amazing!

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