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Dance of the Cucumber is the silly song from Rack, Shack, and Benny.

Cucumber

Lyrics

Narrator: And now it's time for Silly Songs with Larry. The part of the show where Larry comes out to sing a silly song. Larry will be performing the traditional Argentinian ballad, "The Dance of the Cucumber" in its original Spanish. Bob the Tomato will translate.

Larry: Miren al pepino.

Bob: Watch the Cucumber.

Larry: Vienen cómo se mueve.

Bob: See how he moves

Larry: Como un león.

Bob: Like a lion.

Larry: Tras un raton.

Bob: Chasing a mouse.

Larry: Miren al pepino.

Bob: Watch the Cucumber.

Larry: Sus suaves movimientos.

Bob: Oh, how smooth his motion.

Larry: Tal como mantequilla

Bob: Like butter

Larry: En un chango pelon.

Bob: On a... bald monkey.

Larry: Miren al pepino

Bob: Watch the cucumber

Larry: Los vegetales

Bob: All the vegetables

Larry: Envidian a su amigo

Bob: Envy their friend

Larry: Como él quieren bialar

Bob: Wishing to dance as he

Larry: Pepino bailarín, pepino bailarín, pepino bailarín

Bob: Dancing cucumber, dancing cucumber, dancing cucumber

Larry: ¡Baila, baila, ya!

Bob: Dance, dance, yeah!

Larry: Miren al tomate

Bob: Look at the tomato

Larry: ¿No es triste?

Bob: Isn't it sad?

Larry: El no puede bailar.

Bob: He can't dance.

Larry: ¡Pobre tomate!

Bob: Poor tomato!

Larry: El deberia poder bailar como el pepino

Bob: He wishes he could dance like the cucumber

Larry: Libre y suavemente.

Bob: free and smooth.

Larry: Pero él no puede danzar.

Bob: But he can't ... Okay! Stop the music! What do ya mean I can't dance? I can dance! What about Uncle Louie's polka party? Didn't you see me dancing at Uncle Louie's polka party?

Larry: No comprendo.

Bob: "No comprendo"? I'll show you "No comprendo"!

Jr.: Mom! Dad! Look over here! Get a picture of me next to the cucumber in authentic Argentinian garb!

Dad: Okay, Junior. But we'd better hurry--I think the dwarfs have your mother confused with someone else! Say "Peas!"

Jr. & Larry: Peas!

Larry: Escuchen al pepino

Bob: Listen to the cucumber

Larry: Oigan su voz fuerte

Bob: Hear his strong voice

Larry: Como un leon

Bob: Like a lion

Larry: Listo a devorar.

Bob: About to eat.

Larry: Escuchen al pepino

Bob: Listen to the cucubmer

Larry: Que dulce as su canto

Bob: Oh, how sweet his voice

Larry: La voz de su garganta parece un triar.

Bob: The breath from his throat is like a chorus of little birdies.

Larry: Escuchen al pepino

Bob: Listen to the cucumber

Larry: Los vegetales

Bob: All the vegetables

Larry: Envidian a su amigo

Bob: Envy their friend

Larry: Como él quieren cantar.

Bob: Wishing to sing as he.

Larry: Pepino cantador, pepino cantador, pepino cantador

Bob: Singing cucumber, singing cucumber, singing cucumber

Larry: ¡Canta, canta, ya!

Bob: Sing, sing, yeah!

Larry: Escuchen al tomate

Bob: Listen to the tomato

Larry: ¿No es triste?

Bob: Isn't it sad?

Larry: El no puede cantar.

Bob: He can't sing.

Larry: Pobre tomate.

Bob: Poor tomato.

Larry: El deberia poder cantar

Bob: He wishes he could sing

Larry: Fuerte y dulce como el pepino

Bob: Strong and sweet like the cucumber

Larry: Pero no puede...

Bob: But he can't...

Larry: ¡Ni siquiera da un silbido!

Bob: Can't even ... whistle! All right! That's it, Señor! Come over here and let me sing YOU a song!

Larry: ¡Adios, amigos!

Narrator: This has been Silly Songs With Larry. Tune in next time to hear Larry sing ...

Larry: Bob is really angry! I hope he doesn't catch me! It's so hard to run with this sombrero on my head!

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