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The Godzilla chart on display.

"The Godzilla Genealogy Bop", is a song from the Episode Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster. It's Joel's point of view in explaning how Godzilla was created, as well as other "Green" characters. It was written by Faye Burkholder and Kevin Murphy.

Set-up

[On the Satellite of Love]
Crow T. Robot: I'm confused. Just who is this Godzilla guy?
Tom Servo: Yes, wise one, please, teach us.
Joel Robinson: I don't know if you're ready for this.
Tom Servo: (with Crow) Oh, please Mr. Joel. Please! Come on. Please! Please! Please! Please! Please!
Crow T. Robot: (with Tom) Oh, please! Please! Pleeeeease!
Joel Robinson: Okay, my little robot friends, but we only pass this way once. This is called "The Godzilla Genealogy Bop". Would you hit it, Professor Cambot?

Lyrics

JOEL
In order to know Godzilla
We've got to look into his past

CROW
You know studying genealogy
Is gonna be a blast

JOEL
Ah, you've got it little robot pal
We're swinging into high

TOM
Come on, let's cut to the chase you couple of geeks, and get to the family tree!

JOEL
Well, it started with a nuclear blast
And pets that were released

TOM
Oh, like--

TOM & CROW
--baby alligators and other nasty beasts?

JOEL
Right. The fusion reaction caused them to grow
A thousand times their size

CROW
Well, that explains Godzilla's attractive tail and thunderous thighs!

JOEL
Right. Now you're getting it little buddy
But now we must move on
Godzilla's not the only one
To benefit from the A-bomb

TOM
Yeah. Look, there's Aunty Ness from Scotland's Loch
They married in the spring
And their first-born was Godzooky
And now we begin to sing!

[Tom begins to scat ("Bop be du-bop! Be du-bidie du be du bop") in background]

CROW
Godzooky went to Hollywood
An agent to the stars
He had an affair with Lorna Luft
And smoked those big cigars

TOM
And outta the lusty Luft affair
Ron Perlman resulted

JOEL
You know, surgery was considered for him
But nobody was consulted!

CROW
Then Ron met Yoko Ono
And they began to spawn
A couple of hundred horrible things
As green as Forest Lawn

TOM
There they are: there's Kermit the Frog, the Swamp Thing, Hulk, and Ernest Borgnine too!

CROW
But Ernest Borgnine isn't green!

TOM
Well, you put him on a boat and he is!

JOEL & CROW
WHAT?!

TOM
Hey! Who's that at the bottom
A-wallowin' in his shame?

CROW
Oh, that's just Steve Guttenberg
Of Police Academy fame

JOEL
To wrap it up, the worst mutation...

CROW
No, you don't suppose?!

TOM
Oh yes it is, the horror of horrors--

ALL
--Karl Malden's nose!

Credits

Behind-the-Scenes

  • Although the song references Godzooky from the 1978 animated Godzilla TV series, the image is clearly of Godzilla's son Minilla.



Songs
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Series "MST3K Love Theme" • "Mighty Science Theater"
Season K "O Tannenbot" • "Theme to Fugitive Alien" • "Has-Been Actors" • Joel's military cadence
Season 1 "Beverly Hillbillies Parody" • "Clay & Lar's Flesh Barn" • "Commando Cody Song" • "I'm a Hu-Man"
Season 2 "Sidehackin'" • "Only Love Pads the Film" • "My Creepy Girl" • "Wild Rebels Cereal" • "If Chauffeurs Ruled the World" • "Joey the Lemur" • "The Jet Jaguar Song" • "Godzilla Genealogy Bop"
Season 3 "Tibby, Oh Tibby" • "Idiot Control" • "Music from Some Guys in Space" • "A Clown in the Sky" • "Hike Your Pants Up" • "Celebrity Siblings" • "The Gamera Song" • "Annoying Cornjob Song" • "Slow the Plot Down" • "The Plate Spinning Song" • "The Waffle Song" • "Fugitive Alien Medley" • "Sandy Frank Song" • "(Let's Have) A Patrick Swayze Christmas" • "Master Ninja Theme Song"
Season 4 "City Rap" • "Oh, Kim Cattrall" • "A Danger to Myself and Others" • "Killer Shrew" • "Tribute to Pants" • "Satellite of Love Marching Song" • "Ode on Estelle" • "Gypsy Moons" • "Hired!" • "The Many Tunes of Gamera" • "Gypsy Rose Me" • "Happy Thoughts"
Season 5 "What a Pleasant Journey" • "The Janitor Song" • "My Wild Irish Ireland" • "Tubular Boobular Joy" • "Whispering Christmas Warrior" • "Merry Christmas...If That's Okay" • "Mystos" • "Girl in Lovers Lane Theme" • "The Greatest Frank of All"
Season 6 "Cosmic Freight Train" • "Livin' in Deep 13" • "United Servo Academy Men's Chorus Hymn" • "The Poopy Suit Anthem" • "Supercalafragalisticexpiala-wacky!" • "Bouncy Upbeat Song" • "Nummy Muffin Coocol Butter" • "Who Will I Kill?"
Season 7 "Phones"
Season 8 "The Gods Jam" • "The Funky Seventies" • "Sodium!" • "Loving Lovers Love" • "Satellite Hootenanny" • "Digger Smolkin Medley" • "When I Held Your Brain in My Arms"
Season 9 "Rowsdower Saves Us" • "Air on a Delta Knight" • "The Canada Song" • "Hobgoblins" • "Where, Oh Werewolf" • "Stay!" • " Puma Man"
Season 10 "Oh, I Am Sad" • "Bobo Creek" • "The Ballad of Goosio" • "To Earth"
Season 11 "Every Country Has a Monster" • "Our Love Is on Wings (You Can't See)" • "UFO" • "The Great Space Circus" • "Aloha" • "Moon 14 Mesozoic Ranch Dinosaur BBQ Theme" • "The Magic in You" • "Push Past the Hurting (When a Movie Hurts Too Much)
Season 12 "Get in Your Mech" • "Trippy Blob" • "Concepts!" • "Below the Dam" • "There's a Cut on My Hand and a Pain in My Heart" • "Your Horrible Show (Your Show Stinks)"
Additional "1997 Summer Blockbuster Review Theme" • "1998 Academy of Robots Choice Awards Special" • "1998 Summer Blockbuster Review Theme" • "#BringBackMST3K Theme" • "#WeBroughtBackMST3K Theme" • "Satellite of Love" • "Teen Reporter, Tom Servo"
Collections Clowns in the SkyClowns in the Sky IIClowns in the Sky I & IIMystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (Music from the Netflix Original Series)Songs in the Key of MSTThe New Themes of MST3KThe Complete Clowns in the Sky
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