Big Caboose

Forty Percent Leadbelly Season 7, Ep 17 07/03/2013 Views: 5,269

Bender composes a folk song about a robot named Big Caboose who gets betrayed by a woman named Jezebel. (2:32)

Have you found a railroad manto write a song about?

Yep, my good friend

Big Something here.

Uh, Caboose.

I'm a steel-drivingman,

and there ain't much moreto say about me.

Not till now there wasn't.

♪ Well, Big Caboose wasa steel-drivin' son of a gun ♪

♪ Till a bad-hearted womanhe spied... ♪

But, Bender,

I never spiedno bad-hearted woman.

In my songyou did--

a temptress named--I don't know-- Jezebel.

Wow, creativity's hard work.

(slurps loudly)


You know my favoritepart of your song?

The part whereit ended. (laughs)

Then, settle in, 'cause that'sabout a half hour from now.

♪ Well, Jezebel's heartdid wander ♪

♪ When she sawthat ramblin' man ♪

♪ He was talland dark and shiny ♪

♪ And a native Mexican.

That sleazy rambler soundsan awful lot like you, Bender.

Hey, thanksfor noticing.

Just for that, I'm gonnaslip you into the 57th verse.

You can be my best friendwho abandons me when I need you.

Now, that's a versewe can all enjoy.

♪ Well, Rodriguez ran

♪ To his best friend

♪ Said, "Help meor I'll surely be killed" ♪

♪ Fry laughed and he said,"You deserted me once ♪

♪ "Now it's your turnto feel the chill, Lord, Lord ♪

♪ Now it's your turnto feel the chill." ♪

You've accurately portrayedthe nature of my grievance.

(train whistle blows)

♪ Big Caboose went lookin'for Rodriguez ♪

♪ Straightto New New York town ♪

♪ He cried...

Bender, guess what.

I met a fabulous girl andwe're engaged to be hitched.

That's great, Caboose.

Come on in andset a spell.

Aw, no time.

I got someplace to be.

See you soon,honeybunch.

Okay, dumpling.

My man's gone, gone.

Oh, I'm so lonely and easy.


(both giggling)

BENDER (à la train whistle):Whoo-whoo.

(both giggling)

Oh, yeah.

This is definitely goingin the song.

♪ He cried, "Rambler,you slept with my Jezebel." ♪

Hey, what'syour name, anyhow?


Oh, good, I won't have