AnimaniacsVariety Speak

Yakko: In Hollywood they have a different language that they speak It's spoken by those folks who went to school for just one week Dot: It's found inside Variety, a magazine they use Y+D: And no one understands it when they read the movie news. Dot: Like "Hix makes pix but the flick needs fix" Yakko: Means someone made a movie that bombed Dot: "The veeps in charge are now at large" Yakko: Means everyone involved is gone. Dot: "The plot conflix; no beautiful chix" Yakko: So it's coming out on video soon Dot: They're "taking their lix" 'Cause the critics say "nix" Yakko: And the editors are gonna try to fix it in the mix. Dot: But the "stock sees green" on page thirteen Yakko: Means Disney's up a nickel a share Dot: "Stallone cuts deal for a major reel" Yakko: Means Rocky number six, so beware. Dot: If you want the "poop" Yakko: Or you need the "scoop" Y+D: On Hollywood town this week You're gonna have to learn to talk that Variety Speak! Girls: Bob-a-doo-bop! A-bob-a-doo-bah! Bob-a-doo-bop! A-bob-a-doo-bah! Dot: "A boffo smash makes Warner cash" Yakko: Means there's gonna be a sequel next year Dot: But "Paramount hurts and they're losing their shirts" Yakko: Means Schwarzenegger's doing King Lear. Dot: "Oliver Stone does next Home Alone" Yakko: Means he's getting paid an arm and a leg The budget goes "crunch" Dot: But his name "packs punch" Yakko: So they called up the accountants and they're gonna "do lunch"! Dot: Well, the "ratings smile" on the O. J. Trial Yakko: Means a movie of the week to premiere Dot: "Universal cuts deal with Mister Spiel" Yakko: To do a hundred thousand movies a year. Yw+D: You gotta play it smart If you wanna be part Of the crowd that's hip and chic You're gonna have to learn to talk that Variety Speak! Girls: Bob-a-doo-bop! A-bob-a-doo-bah! Bob-a-doo-bop! A-bob-a-doo-bah! Yakko: Normal talk makes producers walk Y+D: You might as well speak Greek You're gonna have to learn... Wakko: Or the meeting will adjourn... Yw+D: Unless, my friend, you learn that Variety Speak! Girls: Bob-a-doo-bop! A-bob-a-doo-bah! Bob-a-doo-bop! A-bob-a-doo-bah! Yw+D: Bah-doop-bah-doop-bah-doop-bahhh-dah!
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