Bit: Heads You Lose
Episode: 101- The Crawling Eye
Joel: Okay, what
did you guys think of the movie so far?
Crow: Well, I
thought there'd be more music. You know, more of a Julie
Andrews quality? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?
Joel: Now, come
on. Crow, what did you think of the movie so far?
Crow: Well, Joel,
I can't understand why everybody's so upset about losing
their heads. What's so bad about that? I've seen Servo's
head on the work bench lots of times!
Tom: Yeah, it
screws right off. It's a pop top!
(laughs): Listen, it's
not like that, it's really. Human beings are made completely
different, you guys. Once our heads are separated from our
bodies, that's pretty much the end of the show for us. It's
just the way we're made.
Crow: Can't you
use your back-up copy and reboot?
Joel: Uh, no.
Nope. Nothing like that.
Crow: Well, then
why do people say that, they're always like, "I'd lose my
head if it wasn't screwed on?"
Tom: Yeah, and
people often say their heads aren't in the right places.
Crow: Yeah, and
Joel, once I heard the scientists talking, and they said you
had your head up your-- (Joel grabs Crow's beak, cutting him
Joel: Uh, well,
uh, Crow, that was just a figure of speech, all right?
Crow: Figure of
speech? Now what's that supposed to mean?
Tom: Oh, like the
body of a paragraph, perhaps?
Crow: I think
that's a literary figure.
Tom: Oh, maybe
like Edna St. Vincent Millay?
Crow: Now there's
Joel: Now listen,
you guys, I'm trying to teach you something, all right?
Tom: Joel, what
about head games?
Crow: And head
Tom: And how do
you explain head cheese?
Joel: Well, uh,
head cheese? I don't explain head cheese. But, uh, (to
Cambot) here are some people who do.