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Presidents' Day
Season 1, Song 14
Presidents' Day (1)
Genre: Country Pop
Singer(s): Lola Bunny
Appearances: Lola Bunny
Episode: French Fries
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Presidents' Day is the fourteenth Merrie Melodies music video, the second to be sung by Lola and the first song to feature Lola without Bugs. This appears in the episode French Fries.

Lyrics

President's Day02:25

President's Day

When the snow flurries swirl
And we're all filled with cheer,
It's time to celebrate
My favorite holiday of the year...

You know which one I'm talkin' about... Presidents' Day.

It's Presidents' Day
It's time to reflect
On those wonderful men
That we elect.
Abraham Lincoln and George Washington,
Thomas Jefferson and Alec Baldwin.
Celebrate Oscar De La Hoya
He fought off the British
So they would not annoy ya.
Raise the flag
The stars & stripes
Our 41st president
Wesley Snipes
Charles Nelson Reilly won the war
With the help of his mighty vice president, Thor.
We were in trouble at the battle of Manila
But lucky for us, we had president Godzilla.

(Godzilla Roars)
Thanks President Godzilla.

My country tis of thee
Sweet land of Mr. T and Mrs. T.
They did so much for us
Like president Spartacus
Who chopped down a forest
So we can have softer toilet paper.

Okay, this is really soft.
And now let's salute one of our greatest presidents,
President Johnson.
Oh no, no not that one
No. No, sorry not him.
Oh, there he is!

So celebrate our fearless leaders
Like Harrison Ford and his VP, Derek Jeter.
And let's not forget President Pacino
Who fought at the Alamo with Robert De Niro.
Celebrate, everyone dancin'
For the first woman president, Scarlett Johansson
It's Presidents' Day...
Yeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh oh oh yeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhhhh oh oh...

Oh my gosh, I just sounded exactly like President Christina Aguilera. That is so crazy.

People Mentioned

Actual Presidents

  • George Washington, The 1st President
  • Thomas Jefferson, The 3rd President
  • Abraham Lincoln, The 16th President
  • Andrew Johnson, The 17th President
  • Lyndon B. Johnson, The 36th President

Fake Presidents

  • Oscar De La Hoya, The 4th President (instead of James Madison)
    • America battled the British during the War of 1812, when James Madison was President.
  • Al Pacino, The 7th President (instead of Andrew Jackson)
    • The Battle of the Alamo happened in 1836 during the Texas Revolution, when Andrew Jackon was President.
  • Charles Nelson Reilly, The 28th President (instead of Woodrow Wilson)
    • The War was a common short-name for referring to World War I, when Woodrow Wilson was President.
  • Godzilla, The 32nd President (instead of Franklin D. Roosevelt)
    • The Battle of Manila happened in 1945 during World War II, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was President.
  • Wesley Snipes, The 41st President (instead of George H. W. Bush)
    • Since he was labeled as the 41st President, he would replace George H. W. Bush as President.
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jr.
  • Scarlett Johansson, The 1st Woman President
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Mr. T
  • Harrison Ford
  • Spartacus

Fake Vice-Presidents

  • Robert De Niro, The 8th Vice-President (instead of Martin Van Buren)
    • Since De Niro was Al Pacino's VP at the Alamo, that means he served instead of Martin Van Buren.
  • Thor Odinson, The 28th Vice-President (instead of Thomas R. Marshall)
    • Since Thor was Charles Nelson Reilly's VP, that means he served instead of Thomas R. Marshall.
  • Derek Jeter, Harrison Ford's Vice President

Fake First Ladies

  • Mrs. T/Phyllis Clark (Mr. T's wife)

Flaws in Lola's logic

There are many reasons that several of the people could not have been President or Vice-President:

  • Several of the people were not born in the United States, which is the most important requirement for Presidential eligibility.
    • Spartacus was born in Greece.
    • Thor Odinson was born in Norse Germany.
    • Godzilla was born on Enewetak Atoll.
  • There have been no female Presidents and the President must be 35 years old.
    • Scarlett Johansson is 29 years old.
    • Christina Aguilera is 33 years old.

Trivia

  • Lola's patriotic superheroine outfit is similar to that of Wonder Woman.
  • This is the third Merrie Melodies music video to featuring only one Looney Tunes character, if Penelope Pussycat as Pepe's photo shown in Skunk Funk doesn't necessarily count as an actual appearance.
  • The animation of the celebrities are references to another show by Warner Bros. (and another Cartoon Network shows) animated series, MAD.
  • In this Merrie Melody, Lola is seen wearing her normal oufit but it features the American theme and a bow on her ears and also wearing red and white stockings and cowgirl boots.
  • Lola even mentions Scarlett Johansson, the movie star who appeared in Casa De Calma as Starlett Johansson.
  • According to this song, Lola isn't very knowledgable about American presidents.
  • This is the second Merrie Melody to have people and places in both real life and in 3-D.
    • Take Note: The First time was in Chicken Hawk and the next will be Chintzy.
  • Lola appears in 29 different places.
  • Spartacus was a leader of Roman slave uprising during the Roman republic era, famously portrayed in the 1960 film Spartacus by Kirk Douglas.
  • This music video was animated by Yearim Production. And MAD animated sequence in this song by Bunko Studio.
  • To date, there has not been no female president.
  • Godzilla is a Japanese icon, and is already King of the Monsters, so to be president of the United States would go against his cultural origins and his friends on Monster Island.
  • Lola mentions Harrison Ford as a president. Ford played president James Marshall in the film Air Force One.
  • Middle song of the Series.

Gallery


The Looney Tunes Show Season One Merrie Melodies
Grilled Cheese | I'm a Martian | Blow My Stack | Chicken Hawk | Cock of the Walk | Queso Bandito | We Are in Love | Be Polite
Yellow Bird | Tasmanian Meltdown | Skunk Funk | The Wizard | Pizzarriba | Presidents' Day | Giant Robot Love | You Like / I Like
Chintzy | Table For One

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