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“Moby or Not Moby”

ISHMAEL: Call me Ishmael.
YAKKO: Call me Ishtar.
WAKKO: Call me irresponsible.

Ishtar (1987) is one of the most infamous box-office flops of all time; Call Me Irresponsible is a 1962 song composed by Jimmy Van Heusen with lyrics by Sammy Cahn, originally written for either Judy Garland or Fred Astaire but first performed by Jackie Gleason in Papa’s Delicate Condition (1963), winning an Oscar for Best Original Song.