What's Your Favorite Science Fiction Novelty Song?

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On Friday, we looked at “Doctor Jones,” a song that somehow references Indiana Jones, but also gets everything about that character wrong. Now we’re asking you, what’s your favorite song about a science fiction book, movie, TV show, or game?


And let’s not just restrict this to songs about science fiction. Let’s also include any reference whatsoever. The more out of nowhere the lyric, the better.

Need a bit of inspiration? Here’s The Firm’s “Star Trekkin’,” which will never leave your head once you’ve heard it.

Katharine is the Associate Director of Policy and Activism at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the former managing editor of io9. She writes about technology policy and pop culture.



Rachel Bloom’s “Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury”:

Probably the best song about having sex with a science fiction writer. Certainly better than that copycat knockoff “Give Me Your Love, Isaac Asimov.”

Come on, baby, I’m down on one knee.

I carved our names on a Halloween Tree!

You write about Earthlings going to Mars

And I write about blowing you in my car!

Also, the song itself won a Hugo Award.