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Whatapleasantjourney

What a Pleasant Journey is a song from the episode, The Girl in Lovers Lane.

Lyrics

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Joel: Hey Cambot, can you do that music again? (banjo music starts playing in the backround) Yeah, good. (as Woodie Guthrie) Hello, ladies and gentleman, mah name is Joel Robinson, and nothin' sets my heart a'wanderin' like the sound of a train whistle. Tom?


Tom: (also doing Woodie Guthrie impression) The call to the open road, the urge to chuck all and hop on a freight train is one of the most romantic notions of this century. Crow?


Crow: (also doing Woodie Guthrie impression) That's why we've decided to write our own train songs. We hope it brings out the same traveling vagabond, everywhere-I-hang-my-hat-is-home spirit in you. Joel, if you will?


Joel: Thank you, Crow T. Guthrie.


(singing, regular voice) I hear that train comin',

Comin' round the hill.

I hope that is my train,

I better check my schedule.

Oops, that was the train to Appleton,

but it's going to Circle Pines.

And I've about got twenty minutes to kill;

It's a good thing I brought some magazines (pronounced "maga-zynes"). Tom?


Tom: (singing, nasal country music-style twang) Been ridin' on this old train,

Been ridin' it all night.

I think I'll go to the club car,

And get myself a bite.

Mm, this tuna melt sammich really tastes quite nice.

(speaking, aside) Oh, got sesame seeds in the bun!

(singing) 'Cause it comes with cole slaw and a pickle,

And I must say it's reasonably priced. Crow?


Crow: (singing, also doing a nasal twang) The 5:15 from Duluth

Oh my! It just derailed!

The toxic waste is spillin',

the conductor's been impaled.

A benzine cloud has risen

and the whole town's startin' to cough. (Joel and Tom cough in rhythm)

Within in a matter of daaaaaaays,

All of our skin will fall off.


Tom: (still into it) I'm gonna pick one now...


Joel: Okay. (thinks better of that idea, regular voice) Uh, well, ya know....uh...Cambot! Could you...(music stops). You know, guys, I--uh--I get the feeling we're not really cut out to do train songs, after all. I really think that being who we are in space, and all, we're a lot better suited at singing about being...


All: (suddenly singing the Gary Numan song) IN CARS!


Songs edit
"MST3K Love Theme" • "Clay & Lar's Flesh Barn" • "Commando Cody Song" • "Sidehackin'" • "Only Love Pads the Film" • "Wild Rebels Cereal" • "My Creepy Girl" • "If Chauffeurs Ruled the World" • "The Jet Jaguar Song" • "Godzilla Genealogy Bop" • "Tibby, Oh Tibby" • "Idiot Control" • "A Clown in the Sky" • "Hike Your Pants Up" • "Celebrity Siblings" • "The Gamera Song" • "Michael Feinstein's Gamera" • "Annoying Cornjob Song" • "Slow the Plot Down" • "The Plate Spinning Song" • "The Waffle Song" • "Cosmic Freight Train" • "Music from Some Guys in Space" • "Fugitive Alien Medley" • "Sandy Frank Song" • "A Patrick Swayze Christmas" • "City Rap" • "Oh, Kim Cattrall" • "A Danger to Myself and Others" • "Tribute to Pants" • "Satellite of Love Marching Song" • "Ode on Estelle" • "Gypsy Moons" • "Hired!" • "What a Pleasant Journey" • "The Janitor Song" • " Killer Shrews" • "My Wild Irish Ireland" • "Joey the Lemur" • "Master Ninja Theme Song" • "Tubular Boobular Joy" • "Whispering Christmas Warrior" • "Merry Christmas...If That's Okay" • "Rowsdower Saves Us" • "Beverly Hillbillies Parody" • "The Greatest Frank of All" • "Happy Thoughts" • "Nummy Muffin Coocol Butter" • "Livin' in Deep 13" • "Girl in Lovers Lane Theme" • "United Servo Academy Men's Chorus Hymn" • "The Poopy Suit Anthem" • "Square Dance" • "The Many Tunes of Gamera" • "Gypsy Rose Me" • "Bouncy Upbeat Song" • "Who Will I Kill?" • "Supercalafragalisticexpiala-wacky!" • "Satellite Hootenanny" • "Digger Smolken Medley" • "When I Held Your Brain in My Arms" • " Puma Man" • "The Funky Seventies" • "Sodium!" • "Loving Lovers Love" • "Mystos" • "Where, Oh Werewolf" • "Stay!" • "Hobgoblins" • "The Canada Song" • "Phones" • "Air on a Delta Knight" • "The Gods Jam" • "Oh, I Am Sad" • "Bobo Creek" • "To Earth" • "1997 Summer Blockbuster Review Theme" • "1998 Academy of Robot's Choice Awards Special" • "1998 Summer Blockbuster Review Theme" • "Mighty Science Theater" • " Satellite Of Love"

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