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Even though, Lt. Shrank and Doc seem to have more lines than Officer Krupke, why do you think there is whole song about him? Does he have more of an impact on the Jets than Lt. Shrank and Doc?

Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:08 am
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Not really. He just has a funny name that lent itself to song well.

"I LOVE incarceration,
I could lock up a platoon,
I'll be strapping up an inmate,
Very tightly, very soon.
So wave one bachelor goodbye,
She'll be your bride- she'd rather die
Than have her daddy ossify
In my sordid saloon..."

Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:47 am
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Yeah, "Gee Lt Shrank" doesn't sound nearly as good.

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Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:21 pm
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also "Krup you!" sounds ruder than "Lt Shrank You!"

i suppose he could have written it as "You're such a Lt Shranker!" but thats a bit too silly[/list]

Past - Moritz - Spring Awakening, The Beast - Beauty and the Beast, Mr Mushnik - Little Shop of Horrors
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Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:24 pm
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