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"Books Are Violent" is a song from "The Blame." It is sung by Gumball and a few other pupils of Elmore Junior High.

Lyrics

First part

Gumball: Everybody read a book
Wreak havoc across the nation
Come on, just have a look
There's such violent inspiration

Colin: Lord of the Flies
Is a book each parent cherishes
The feral kids survive
But the one with glasses perishes

Darwin: If you want more blood and guts,
Give Shakespeare's plays a try
In Titus Andronicus, a mother gets her son served up in a pie

Billy: [Spoken] You did this to me, mother!

[Felicity screams]

Banana Joe: Legends, myths and fairy tales
Will make their readers shriek and wail

Penny: "Red Riding Hood" is pretty bizarre
Where a wolf dresses up as a girl's grandma

[Patrick and Judith scream]

Alan​​​​: I've read Greek myths just like you, sir
When they get beheaded like Medusa

Gumball: And I read "Tortoise and the Hare,"
A tale of torture and despair! Fight!

Darwin: You haven't read that one, have you?
Gumball: Uh, no...

Tobias​​​​: If you read Dickens' Oliver Twist,
You'd shut the library door and lock it!
It's all about these homeless kids
Who learn how to pickpocket!

Felicity: Okay, I get it, that's enough
Fiction should be banned!
Gumball: But history books are just as bad
Perhaps a rap will help you understand! [Spoken] Juke, hit it.

Rap part

Gumball: [Rapping] It's just words, words, words, cover to cover
Bound with a spine, word to your mother
But books are the same, every story
To...
Gumball, Penny, Darwin, Carrie, and Carmen: Video games!
Gumball: ...they're just as gory

Romeo
Gumball and Penny: Oh, Romeo
Gumball: Romeo is your homie-o

To be or not to be
Gumball, Colin, and Felix: That's the question for a G
Huck Finn's Adventures by Mark Twain
All these books are driving me insane

All: So who should really get the blame?
Gumball: Are books as bad as...
All: Video games?

Trivia


ve Songs
Themes OpeningEndingYes / No Continue?Indian Intro
Season One I Wanna Be FreeFine LadySugar Rush SongPlease Do It Larry!We Won!I'm a BallerinaA Music VideoThe Inner WarriorNo More GiRefund the WorldThe Dumb SongThe Honesty RapYou Gotta Think BigBecause We're MenDanny BoyToday's Gonna Be a Wonderful Day!When Life Hands You Lemons
Season Two I Wanna Study with Your DaughterPizza RapPizza Pizza PizzaWe're Rich!What He Thinks About Us!No More Mr. Nice Guy!It's Christmas EveChristmas is CancelledAberdeenDon't Know MeMy Little OnesBabyThe Baddest Kid In PrisonWho's Gettin' Candy?Lunch SongLittle SquirrelBaby AnaisThe AnaihilatorThe Power To FightInternet SongThe Amazing World of ElmoreRise of the BacteriaBecause We're Men
Season Three Make the Most of ItA New StartKooky SongStalker SongKeep SmilingJust Notice UsBacon RapLove Can Set You FreeIf You're Happy and You Know ItHey RockyShe's the BestIt's LoveCome On NowI is for IncredibleSluzzle Tag SongElmore Help DeskEat or Be EatenYour Life Doesn't CountSpaghetti and MeatballsLife Can Make You SmileI Saw a Big ParadeJust You and MeImaginateJoyful Burger Jingle
Season Four I'm AssociatedAim for the TopWe are the Senior CitizensWe Are FamilyNever Gonna Let You Go99 Bottles of Age-Appropriate Beverage On The WallI Say BananaThe Wicked SongI'm On My WayTake My AdviceWhat is Love?Ketchup RapI'm a BunHappy DayBooks Are ViolentMy Lonely Backside And IStay AliveWeird Like You And MeDouble, Double Toil and TroubleHow Low Would You Go?It's A Lovely Morning
Season Five It's A Lovely MorningI Can SingBe Your Own YouPotatoThis Is from the IRSThe DayThe Everything SongWe Wreck 'EmWithout YouCome On NowThrough the Eyes of a KidWorkplace StressHere to StayYou Gotta Think BigFeel the HeatWork That BodyI VowBanana DanceLove Me ForeverA Sorcerer's ApprenticeYour FriendshipGoodbyeHey There SussieI Am FreeI'm SingingBilly Parham In Your HouseIf I Told YouFilth, Filth, All AroundI Prefer All My Food FriedYou're a Hairy LadyThe Hurt I FeelBanana SymphonyThe Small HoursEmployee of the MonthI Found A FryHead Shot, Body ShotJust Give Up And CryThe Fun Will Never End
Season Six Season After SeasonWith a FriendA FriendThere Can Only Be OneThe Vermin ManDad RockTake a Rest, Sit DownLife Ain't Perfect32 Donkeys Playing on a SledWithout YouDoctor RapDill Pickle RapIf It's Too Hard To ForgiveHe's BackMake Me a CakePuppiesSummer LullabyI Still Look Forward ToAll Hail All Hallow's Eve!I'm Ready for LoveOut of SyncRed, Orange, YellowHashtag TrendingJingle DanceOne-SevenNever Beat the FeelingThe Objects of ElmoreBanana Symphony
TV Shorts Rise of the BacteriaBanana DanceCN Crazy ChoirGumball StyleMy MomElmore Song
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