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Song Parodies -> "Jail Cell"

Original Song Title:

"Snail Shell"

Original Performer:

They Might Be Giants

Parody Song Title:

"Jail Cell"

Parody Written by:

Jeremy Otto

The Lyrics

This is a reference to the movie "Catch Me if You Can"
[Frank Abignale Jr.]:
"Agent,
I paid my rent
By forging checks like a bad young gent
And you
Kept chasing me
Although I told you to let me be

I want to thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!
I want to thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!

Was it something nice to not lock me away
And then laugh and throw away the key
I need to know because you see
I want to thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!

French
Police caught me
They locked me up and mistreated me
Agent Karl gave me a hand
And tried to fly me back to my native land

So let me thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!
I'd like to thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!

Was it something nice to not lock me away
And then laugh and throw away the key?
I need to know because you see
I want to thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!

Jail cell
(Thank you)
Jail cell
(Thank you)

Ah
Ah
Ah

Was it something nice to not lock me away
And then laugh and throw away the key?
Or was it something where you freed me when you saw the need
And knew that there would be a way my debt could be repaid?
And so it may, but for today
I wanna thank you for not putting me back in my jail cell!"

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Jeff Baker - January 03, 2003 - Report this comment
Cool! Now I guess I've gotta go see the movie!

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