A cover of Simon and Garfunkel's classic ballad "The Sound Of Silence", it was first heard in "Lady Bouvier's Lover" the 21st episode of the fifth season of The Simpsons, which parodied the ending of the 1968 film The Graduate, which embedded "The Sound Of Silence" in popular culture.

Performed by Kipp Lennon.


Hello Grandpa, my old friend,

Your busy day is at an end.

Your exploits have been sad and boring,

They tell a tale that's worth ignoring.

When you're alone, the words of your story

Will echo down the rest-home hall,

'Cause no one at all,

Can stand the sound

Of Grandpa.