Dance of the Cucumber is the third Silly Songs with Larry.


Announcer: And now it's time for silly songs with Larry the part of the show where Larry comes out and sings 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: miren como se mueve

Bob: see how he moves

Larry: como un leon

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: "Look at the cucumber"

Larry: "los vegetales"

Bob: "all the vegetables"

Larry: "envidian a su amigo"

Bob: "envy their friend"

Larry: "como el quieren bialar"

Bob: "wishing to dance as he"

Larry: "Pepino bailarin, pepino bailarin, pepino bailarin"

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"

Bob: "He wishes he could dance"

Larry: "Como el pepino"

Bob: "like the cucumber"

Larry: "libre y suavemente."

Bob: "free and smooth."

Larry: "Pero el 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 dwarves have your Mother confused with someone else! Say 'Peas!'"

Bob, Larry and Junior: "Peas!"

Larry: "Escuchen el 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 perece 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 el 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 ducle 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 Senor! Come over here and let me sing you a song!

Larry: Adios, amigos!

Announcer: 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!

Fun Facts


  • The song was inspired after Mike listened to a song called "Los Americanos" which was a song teasing life about American people, similar to Larry teasing Bob in this song.
  • The background used in the song was inspired by Mike Nawrocki's mural.

Inside References

  • Junior can be seen wearing Mickey Mouse ears on his head. You can find these ears at Disney World on Orlando, Florida or Disneyland in California.



Music Video

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