(Excerpts from "Omaha")
MUSIC: TIMPANI ROLL
BIFF: (SHOUTING) Say! What city makes over
three hundred collections of daily mail from over six hundred street collection
CHORUS: (SHOUTING) Omaha!
BIFF: And if you wanted to hit America smack in the bread
basket... where would you hit her?
BIFF: And what is Omaha spelled backwards?
MUSIC: OVERTURE HITS.
The exuberant musical played out with dialogue and song.
Every time someone asked what was so special about Omaha and someone else
would attempt to tell them it was where a certain coffee was made, the
singers would burst into song without mentioning the product. The
most ridiculous song was "Omaha Moon"
MAN: Would you try not to burst into song every time I
ask you a question?
MAN: Why are you singing about Omaha anyhow? What's
so hot about Omaha?
BIFF: Because Omaha is the home of delicious...
JULIE: Biff! oh, Biff! Isn't it a lovely moon tonight?
BIFF: yes, Julie. Back here we call that an Omaha
MAN: (ANTICIPATING A SONG) Ohhhh, no!
MUSIC: LOUD BELL NOTE
BIFF: O-maha moon,
On, Omaha keep shining down.
We'd like it if you
Wouldn't shine on Council Bluffs,
Or for that matter
Any other town.
Omaha moon, we
You shined on Cedar
Rapids last June.
We'll thank you
That you are a
Your name is
Above Script taken directly from "It Only Hurts When I Laugh" page