Song: "THE FUNKY 70s" AND "THE 50s"
Episode: 814- Riding With Death
Crow: Heh heh. A song
about the 70s, huh? Groovy!
Tom: Yeah, it's
always been my favorite decade.
Mike: Cool! Rock
it, you turkey!
Crow and Tom:
Back in the funky 70s--ow!
the party didn't ever stop--ow!
The city of Pompeii was doing all right
but Vesuvius blew her top.
Tom (still singing):
Wowow! Back in the super bad 70s
the Roman Empire still reigned supreme.
Emperor Titus came to power
and he finished up the Colosseum.
on, stopping him):
Tom (still trying
to sing): Wowow!
Crow: Uh, Servo?
Tom (still trying): Back in the funkadelic...
Servo): Tom, can
I just unplug you here? (music cuts out)
Tom (still going): ..70s, the Egyptian week
was...(spoken) the Egyptian week was...Who turned off my wall of sound?
Mike: Well, that
was me actually. I think we had a little miscommunication here.
Tom: You said
you wanted to hear my song about the 70s.
Crow: Well, we
thought you meant the 1970's! You know, the decade of today's movie?
Tom: Well that's
absurd. I distinctly heard the 70s, period.
Mike: Yeah, but
you know, usually when people say the 70s, they don't me 70 A.D. to 79 A.D., they
mean the 1970s.
Crow: The 1970s!
Tom: Well, how
can people just assume that? I mean, why don't they just get off their lazy butts
and say "1970s"? I mean, I don't know shinola about the stupid 1970's.
Dumb stupid era.
Mike: It's just
a kind of short hand, I can't explain it. Why don't you just play one of your other
Tom: Oh, all right.
(music comes in again) Here's a little song I penned about the 50s. (singing in falsetto)
Do you remember the 50s,
when Emperor Claudius died? (Mike and Crow do a slow burn)
The apostle Paul traveled to Greece and....
Crow: Uh, Servo?
Tom (spoken): Oh no, not again.
Mike: Yeah, I'm
Tom (angry): What is wrong with people?
How can they be so sloppy? I mean, why don't we just throw out the damn, stupid calendar
If no one's going to use it? I mean geez, a bunch of ninies and feebs. (to Cambot)
Morons, morons, all of you, man!
Mike: We'll be
right back. I can't explain it, it's just the way people talk. (cut to commercial