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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