"T.V." as written by Scott Raynor, Tom De Longe and Mark Hoppus....
When I'm at work, ya,
I always rush right home for lunch
So I can check out what's up
On the Brady Bunch
And when I'm walking through
The front door at night
I gotta see who's winning
On The Price is Right, oh
I never dreamed that
I'd spend my days
Staring at some tube
Emitting cathode rays
I need my TV

What's happening in this world,
I don't care at all
But it better not preempt
Monday Night Football
I can't even come up
With my own views
I'm taught how to think
From the evening news, oh

I never dreamed that
I'd spend my days
Staring at some tube
Emitting cathode rays
I need my TV

La, la, la, la


Lyrics submitted by ScreamingInfidelity, edited by Mellow_Harsher

"TV" as written by Scott Raynor Mark Hoppus

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    General CommentThis song is about TV (duh) and how it's always on Mark's mind. He says that he never dreamed he would spend his days like this and that he needs his TV. At first I thought it was plainly just about how much this dude loves TV, but then I started thinking it's about how much time people waste just staring at a box all day, when they could be doing better shit like fucking starting a band or taking a walk ... something worth while ... makes ya think ...
    AllStarMeon May 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentim surprised more ppl havent commented on this song....but anyways yea at first i didnt really pay attention to the lyrics and whatnot but after reading allstarme's comment it really does make me think
    SoCoRocks14on August 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah this song is kinda self explanatory if u just read the lyrics..
    not-your-staron June 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentawesome song from blink...when they were still awesome.
    Mr Bojangleson June 22, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWow the level of inteligence from the previous four post. is overwhelming.
    poser_punkon July 01, 2003   Link
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    General Comment"What's happening in this world, I don't care at all" I think that shows that there's a lot of irony in this song, and a critical message just like allstarme said
    Pennywise86on June 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is a pretty good song. I like the original Buddha version with that channel-clicking intro. Why didn't they include that on the re-release of Buddha?
    juffon November 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the first comment made by AllStarMe, seems like just a funny song, but really just listen and read the lyrics. If you listen to Blink 182 alot you can see that alot of their songs sound funny, but they do have a purpose and a good message.
    "I can't even come up with my own views /I'm taught how to think from the evening news"
    Think about it ; alot of people believe what they hear on the news, but if you do some reading and crap, you can see that the media is wrong quite a bit of the time. As you can see in the last election, alot of people made up their minds according to what they heard on the news. Bush seriously isn't as great as people make him out to be. Read "Dude, Where's My Country?" By Michael Moore. Just do it.
    Wow, I need to keep polotics and Music seperate
    SpringEon December 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great. Blink-182 is the best band out there. There really is noone better. With such a funny sence of humor, and serious on the other side, they basically play their own game. I really, REALLY hope they come out with another album... does anyone have anymore infomormation of that? Anyway, Blink, keep rockin.
    Mach1on February 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis is an awesome song by mark. totally punk song man. ohh yeah its about watching tv if you didnt know.
    confusion89on February 16, 2005   Link

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