Chip The CHiP

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Music video for "Chip The CHiP"

song name Chip the CHiP
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2018), The Escape Team
year 2018
run time 1:48
sung by John Linnell


  • Video directed by David Cowles. The YouTube description also states "Special thanks to Aharon Rabinowitz at Red Giant." Mr. Cowles commented on the visual design:
The original art was flat color and ink. In Premier Pro I then added an effect by Red Giant called ToonIt at the Sunday Comics setting. I upped the size of the dots and away we went!
  • Chip is a member of The Escape Team, the subject of a comic book by David Cowles.
  • As mentioned in the song, "CHiP" is an acronym for "California Highway Patrol". The agency's official acronym is "CHP". The non-standard acronym was popularized by the television show CHiPs.
  • The lyric "So if your eye offends you poke it out" is a reference to Matthew 5:29, which reads "And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out".

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Artificial Body Parts, Bodily Mutilation, Body Parts, Death, Escape Team Members, Food, Freaks, Jail And Imprisonment, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Occupations, People (Imaginary), Questions, Religion, The Senses, Transportation, Weapons


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