Before we leave behind the first presidential debate for the vice presidential showdown Thursday night, let's take one final look back at last week's debate.
While the real thing was something of a snooze-fest (minus a few sharp exchanges between the candidates and one memorable Big Bird moment), the overdubbed version is something to behold.
It features such gems as:
OBAMA: In horrible weather, I sneeze and I just lose the puppets. And I'm thinking Governor Romney won't do that, OK? And this has got me thinking: I see a purple idiot who speaks German with a big, spunky Irish labradoodle puppy.
LEHRER: Oh, he got me! And I want you to feel bad 'cause I've got funny radiation coming up on my desk and it's too much--
ROMNEY: Oh, come on! I'm not a robot, OK? I wish! Then I could go higher and you could rotate my arm and send me whooshing into space. Can you hear me?
LEHRER: Let's hush, because the sofa bears don't know. Go right off, and I'll defeat 17 bears while you're gone. But first I want you two to turn and look at each other.
There's also singing, hence the title, "Eye of the Sparrow."
A child is seen playing at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe on the eve of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Berlin on June 18, 2013. Obama is scheduled to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and will later speak at the Brandenburg Gate where fifty years earlier, U.S. President John F. Kennedy delivered his famous "Ich bin ein Berliner (I am a Berliner)" address . UPI/David Silpa