Robots (Podcast Episode)

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Host: The Puppet Johns
Date published: June 13th, 2008
Show length: 5:10


"They Might Be Giants video podcast of songs about letters, numbers and everything else."


  • Starting time [0:00] Puppet Johns (Flansburgh as a space man, Linnell as a robot):

Flansburgh: [Singsong throughout] It's Friday.
Linnell: [Via vocoder] And that means it's time for...
Flansburgh: They Might Be Giants Friday Night Video Podcast!
Linnell: For robots.
Flansburgh: For kids.
Linnell: For robot families.
Flansburgh: For you!

Both: [Singing] Warning! Warning! It's time for robot jokes. Warning! Warning! It's time for robot jokes. Sometimes they aren't funny, but other times, they're funny. Warning! Warning! It's time for robot jokes.
Flansburgh: Waiter!
Linnell: Yes.
Flansburgh: Oh robot waiter!
Linnell: Yes. Yes. What is it?
Flansburgh: What's this robot doing in my soup?
Linnell: It looks like he's performing human tasks twice as well, because robots have no sense of fear.
Flansburgh: I don't get it.
Linnell: I've got another one.
Flansburgh: Good.
Linnell: Why was six afraid of seven?
Flansburgh: I don't know, robot. Why was six afraid of seven?
Linnell: Because seven was a robot.
Flansburgh: Ah, I get it now.
Linnell: You know where I first got these jokes?
Flansburgh: No.
Linnell: Online.
Flansburgh: You mean you don't write your own jokes?
Linnell: No, I am a robot!
Both: [Singing] Warning! Warning! That's all the robot jokes

  • [2:58] - Addison the Sock (Flansburgh):

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