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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

iTom Special: Bad Horse Death Note

Thirty-five seconds of utterly frivolous, this. It exists because:
  • something else I was working on this morning wasn't working
  • Anne made me watch the anime Death Note over the summer
  • "Bad Horse Chorus" from Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog is way, way too easy to parody.
Not really spoilerish -- more of a summary of the series' premise. Many thanks to Moses Lei, whose MIDI file I adapted for this.

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Bad Horse Death Note
Words © 2008 by Tom Smith
Music: "Bad Horse Chorus" by Jed Whedon and Joss Whedon


Death Note, Death Note,
Death Note, Death Note.

A shinigami's notebook has fallen from the skies,
Picked up by Light Yagami, smarter than most guys,
Whoever's name is written within the notebook dies,
And now behind his good facade,
Light's killing crooks and playing God.

Death Note, Death Note,
Death Note, Death Note.

Now L, the great detective, is hot upon the case,
He knows the killer Kira needs a name and face,
L thinks it's Light Yagami, they're on a merry chase,
One will smite and one get smote,
It's either Light or L -- Death Note.

6 Comments:

At 7:02 PM, OpenID auld-hippie said...

You, my friend, are sick, twisted and completely demented. I like that in a person.

 
At 3:41 AM, OpenID atalantapendrag said...

This is so many levels of win.

 
At 12:20 PM, OpenID lyrangalia said...

I am thoroughly amused. Thank you!

 
At 7:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This song made my do the Dance of Joy!

 
At 6:30 PM, Blogger M said...

Thanks, Tom. This has been stuck in my head for THREE DAYS.

Do you know how hard it is to grade while having this chorus in your head?

 
At 4:50 PM, Anonymous Kat said...

Me and all my friends are Death Note fangirls and we all love this song. We all have it memorized and will randomly burst into song. :D

 

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