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The Setup and Punchline
The Punchline is a song sung by a much older version of Vanessa in the episode "The Trial of Cooper".

Lyrics

Hey, Mr. Johnson,
You've overslept.
Are you thrilled to wake up?
Cuz you're holding your breath.
Front desk, it happened again,
Up in 1-33.

Ave Maria!
Dominous Deuce!
Are these rosary beads,
Or the plies of the noose?
Your checkout time's
at the end of eternity.

Sorry this place has the tendency to get morose,
And that's why every room comes equipped with a signature joke.
See, the setup is what brought you here
And the punchline ...
The punchline ...

Continental breakfast,
The coffee's hot,
But the groundwater's cold,
In your burial plot.
Oh no, the ice machine's,
Once again on the fritz.

So let's boil the curtains,
And strip the bed.
Lay two mints on the pillows,
And eyes of the dead.
When I go, I hope that I go,
Someplace better than this.

I do understand,
I'm not solely aloof.
You can drown in the pool.
You can leap from the roof,
And though death in a hotel is kind of cliche,
Everyone wants to hear the words "enjoy your stay."
And your family won't see it.
Your friends won't come near it.
Just make sure that you leave a tip,
For the maid.

I'm so sorry this place has the tendency to get morose,
And that's why every room come equipped with a signature joke.
See that setup is what brought you here,
And the punchline ... The punchline's there in the mirror.
The punchline's there in the mirror.
The punchline's there in the mirror.
The punchline's there in the mirror.

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