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* "Did you say... what I think you just said -- my hat looks good on me? I agree! I agree!" It makes an especially good ChewOutFakeOut because the song sort of dies down to create tension and then kicks back up again when it turns out the narrator is still happy. The music is being funny as well as the lyrics.

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* "Did you say... what I think you just said -- my hat looks good on me? I agree! I agree!" in "The Cap'm." It makes an especially good ChewOutFakeOut because the song sort of dies down to create tension and then kicks back up again when it turns out the narrator is still happy. The music is being funny as well as the lyrics.


--->'''Flansburgh:''' (''calmly'') This makes us angry.

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--->'''Flansburgh:''' (''calmly'') [[ThatMakesMeFeelAngry This makes us angry.angry]].


-->Hey, how come the big fat guy never talks? How come it's always the little scrawny guy who gives the information at the end of the tape? I wanna hear the big fat guy, who looks like... Danny Aykroyd, [[BrutalHonesty only fatter.]]

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-->Hey, how come the big fat guy never talks? How come it's always the little scrawny guy who gives the information at the end of the tape? I wanna hear the big fat guy, who looks like... [[Creator/DanAykroyd Danny Aykroyd, Aykroyd]], [[BrutalHonesty only fatter.]]



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* The Creator/ElektraRecords promo videos for ''Music/{{Flood}}'' and ''Music/Apollo18'', which both tweak music industry hype in distinctly different ways.
** The ''Flood'' promo is hosted by the Johns in a coffee shop, where they talk to the audience in a very stilted way, introduce very brief clips (the TitleDrop phrases) of all the songs on the album, and explain their reason for making the album.
--->'''Linnell:''' Some records that come out today only have ten songs, or less.
--->'''Flansburgh:''' (''calmly'') This makes us angry.
--->'''Linnell:''' But instead of cursing the darkness, John and I have decided to do something about it. We've put out a record with nineteen songs on it.
--->'''Flansburgh:''' And that's why our record is better.
** For ''Apollo 18'', the Johns don't even appear except for one still photo (and the video for "The Statue Got Me High"). Instead, it's presented as an educational filmstrip touting the album as a work of intense labor and high technology.
--->'''Narrator''': All tempos have been tested in our sound laboratories from 10 to 500 beats per minute to create that indescribable vibe we call the music of They Might Be Giants. The wind tunnel is the final testing ground. If the recordings can survive this test, they are ready for the public. They Might Be Giants has done everything within the limits of what is possible to create a product which surpasses all previous standards of enjoyability.


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* In the video "Some Crazy Bastard Wants To Hit Me", the two characters in it resemble [[WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy Edd and Ed]] a great deal.

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* In the video "Some Crazy Bastard Wants To Hit Me", the two characters in it resemble [[WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy Edd and Ed]] a great deal.
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* In the video "Some Crazy Bastard Wants To Hit Me", the two characters in it resemble [[WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy Edd and Ed]] a great deal.


** Speaking of the night light, thanks to this song [[https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002SLGNJG/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8 it exists!]] And as you can imagine, the reviews are full of references to the song, most of which are pretty funny.

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** Speaking of the night light, thanks to this song [[https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002SLGNJG/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8 it exists!]] And as you can imagine, the reviews are full of references to the song, most of which are pretty funny.funny, particularly this one from the user "Ducks Scare Me":
--> "PLEASE, for the love of all that is holy, only use this as directed! I ignored the directions and figured it would make a good lighthouse and now my beaches are covered in shipwrecks. The countless screams of the Argonauts will forever haunt my dreams. Well, at least they would but for my only friend, my little glowing friend, who watches over me."

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** Speaking of the night light, thanks to this song [[https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002SLGNJG/ref=cm_cr_arp_mb_bdcrb_top?ie=UTF8 it exists!]] And as you can imagine, the reviews are full of references to the song, most of which are pretty funny.


* In at least one performance of "Don't Let's Start", John Linnell has humorously abbreviated part of the second verse ("everybody dies frustrated and sad / and that is beautiful"), leaving it as simply:

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* ** In at least one performance of "Don't Let's Start", John Linnell has humorously abbreviated part of the second verse ("everybody dies frustrated and sad / and that is beautiful"), leaving it as simply:


** Another constant source of hilarity at the band's live shows: Whenever They play "Snowball In Hell," John and John tend to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIBefcMoSp8&t=1m22s improvise a routine]] (or [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06t7NJ1pCbk&t=1m6s record one in advance]]) in which they mercilessly lampoon the sample that appeared on the studio bridge.

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** Another constant source of hilarity at the band's live shows: Whenever They play "Snowball In Hell," John and John tend to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIBefcMoSp8&t=1m22s improvise a routine]] (or [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06t7NJ1pCbk&t=1m6s record one in advance]]) in which they mercilessly lampoon the sample that appeared on the studio bridge.


* In at least one performance of "Don't Let's Start", John Linnell has humorously abbreviated part of the second verse ("everybody dies frustrated and sad / and that is beautiful"), leaving it as simply:
--> No one in the world ever gets what they want
-->And that is beautiful
--> Everybody diiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiies!



** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties and the former is six years younger. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.

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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, sons, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties and the former is six years younger. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.



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* In at least one performance of "Don't Let's Start", John Linnell has humorously abbreviated part of the second verse ("everybody dies frustrated and sad / and that is beautiful"), leaving it as simply:
--> No one in the world ever gets what they want
-->And that is beautiful
--> Everybody diiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiies!

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[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* In at least one performance of "Don't Let's Start", John Linnell has humorously abbreviated part of the second verse ("everybody dies frustrated and sad / and that is beautiful"), leaving it as simply:
--> No one in the world ever gets what they want
-->And that is beautiful
--> Everybody diiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiies!
broken]]


** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time (and are both ''older'' than Robin). The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.

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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at and the time (and are both ''older'' than Robin).former is six years younger. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.


** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.

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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time.time (and are both ''older'' than Robin). The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.


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* In at least one performance of "Don't Let's Start", John Linnell has humorously abbreviated part of the second verse ("everybody dies frustrated and sad / and that is beautiful"), leaving it as simply:
--> No one in the world ever gets what they want
-->And that is beautiful
--> Everybody diiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiies!


** One of the few incoming Dial-A-Song messages the band ever made public appears in this radio special:

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** One of the few incoming Dial-A-Song messages the band ever made public appears in this radio special:


** One of the few incoming Dial-A-Song messages the band ever made public appears in this radio special:
-->Hey, how come the big fat guy never talks? How come it's always the little scrawny guy who gives the information at the end of the tape? I wanna hear the big fat guy, who looks like... Danny Aykroyd, [[BrutalHonesty only fatter.]]



[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* One of the few incoming Dial-A-Song messages the band ever made public (albeit in a far lesser capacity than "Untitled"):
-->'''Caller:''' Hey, how come the big fat guy never talks? How come it's always the little scrawny guy who gives the information at the end of the tape? I wanna hear the big fat guy, who looks like... Danny Aykroyd, [[BrutalHonesty only fatter.]]

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[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* One of the few incoming Dial-A-Song messages the band ever made public (albeit in a far lesser capacity than "Untitled"):
-->'''Caller:''' Hey, how come the big fat guy never talks? How come it's always the little scrawny guy who gives the information at the end of the tape? I wanna hear the big fat guy, who looks like... Danny Aykroyd, [[BrutalHonesty only fatter.]]
broken]]

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