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


First Part

[Pupils of Elmore Junior High burst through the door]

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

Tobias, Carmen, Leslie​​​​​​​: [Attack Colin]

Darwin: If you want more blood and guts,
Give Shakespeare's plays a try [Felicity trips over Darwin's shoes]
In "Titus Andronicus,"
A mother gets her son served up in a pie

[Sarah is holding a pie with Billy in it]

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

Felicity: [Screams]

Banana Joe: [Dressed as a vampire] Legends, myths and fairy tales,
Will make their readers shriek and wail

Sarah: [Falls unconscious]

Banana Joe: [Takes a bite from Sarah]

Penny: "Red Riding Hood" is pretty bizarre [Shapeshifts into her wolf form] 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 turns his hand into scissors and cuts Alan's string. Alan's parents and Principal Brown are shocked]

Gumball: And I read "Tortoise and the Hare,"
A tale of torture and despair! [Points finger at a hare and a tortoise, spoken] FIGHT!

Darwin: [Spoken] You haven't read that one have you?

Gumball: [Spoken] Er, no.

Tobias​​​​​​​: If you read Dickens' "Oliver Twist," you'd shut the library door and lock it! [Steals Harold's wallet and Jackie's necklace]
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

Juke: [Beatboxing]

[Gumball, Penny, Darwin, Carmen, Carrie and Juke are facing the camera]

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 video games
They're just as gory
Romeo, oh Romeo

[Gumball and Penny hold empty glasses and pretend to drink out of them]

Gumball: [Rapping] Romeo is your homie-o

[Gumball and Penny pretend to be dead]

Gumball: [Rapping] To be or not to be,
That's the question for a G

"Huck Finn's Adventures" by Mark Twain, All these books are driving me insane
So who should really get the blame?
Are books as bad as video games?


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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