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Hickory Dickory Bonk is a parody of the nursery-rhyme "Hickory Dickory Dock." The song appears in the Pinky and the Brain episode of the same name; and is performed by Steve Bernstein, Julie Bernstein and Jeff Bennett. Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche also provide spoken dialogue as Pinky and the Brain, respectively.

Description[]

The song accompanies yet another plan Brain has to take over the world. He has prepared a complicated scheme to have all the clocks around the world simultaneously chime together at a specific time, sourced directly from a grandfather clock he constructed at Acme Labs. He struggles to enact the plan, with Pinky attempting to provide some assistance.

Lyrics[]

Chorus:
Hickory Dickory Dock
The mouse ran up the clock
The clock stuck one
And down he went
Hickory Dickory Dock
Brain:
I'm writing this down to preserve my true story
For I am the Brain, in a struggle for glory
It happened last night, as some hot tea I swirled
I hatched a new plan to take over the world!
Chorus:
Hickory Dickory Dock
Brain beat his mental block
The clock struck two
So let's review
Hickory Dickory Dock
Pinky:
This game sure is fun, my ears are all ringing!
Brain:
It isn't the clock, it's your head that is dinging
Focus now, Pinky, I'll tell you my plan
I'll make all the clocks chime from here to Japan
Pinky:
How is that different?
Brain:
Don't act like a dunce
All over the world
Clocks will all chime a once
They'll chime and they'll chime
Without signs of stopping
Folks will plug up their ears
To keep them from popping
That is my moment
My glorious hour
For during the chaos
I'll rise into power!
Chorus:
Hickory Dickory Dirk
His plan was sure to work
The clock struck three
And verily
Hickory Dickory Dirk
Brain:
So I plotted my plots
And I planned all my plans out
Pinky:
I'm helping you too
I got all the pans out
Brain:
When all the clocks ring
Causing eardrums to shatter
Pinky:
I'll bang on this stuff
And join in the clatter!
Brain:
Stop making that noise
While I'm trying to think
Make yourself useful
Fetch something to drink
I'm having problems
With crystals aligning
Pinky:
But Brain, I just thought…
Brain:
Now Pinky, stop whining!
Chorus:
Dickory Hockory Dire
The mouse began to tire
The clock struck four
And furthermore
Dickory Hockory Dire
Brain:
Awaken you're making me sleepy.
Pinky:
Narf! In this light, Brain,
your heads really creepy!
Brain:
Don't make me hurt you, there's no time for resting.
Pinky:
Oh righty-o, Brain!
Brain:
We must begin testing
That grandfather clock would help test my device
Pinky:
But how can a clock be a grandpa to mice?
Brain:
There, it's turned on, now the grandfather's chiming
Pinky:
Egad, my head hurts, from all of this rhyming
Chorus:
Tickory Flickory Tong
The plan was going wrong
The clock struck five
Can they survive?
Tickory Flickory Tong
Pinky:
Brain struggled to fix his clock-chiming thingy
It made funny sounds, like Tock, Ting, Pong, Pingy
That it was finished, Brain set it and smirked
He went for a nap, he was quite overworked
Chorus:
Mugory Mugory Dime
The clocks began to chime
Across the land
Just as they planned
Mugory Mugory Dime
Brain:
I woke with a start, what time is it, Pinky?
Pinky:
The hands are like this!
Brain:
Then something is stinky.
How did I sleep through the global clock riot?
Pinky:
You told me no noise,
I made everything quiet!
Chorus:
Hickory Dickory Dock
The mouse threw out the clock
The Brain struck one…
And now we're done…
They're Dinky,
They're Pinky and the Brain
Brain Brain Brain Brain.
Pinky:
Cuckoo, cuckoo!

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