"Choppin' Broccoli" or "The Lady I Know" is a song written by Dana Carvey as songwriter Derek Stevens on Saturday Night Live. The skit goes that songwriter Derek Stevens doesn't have a demo tape at a meeting with producers, so he tells them he wanted to play it live. He then sits at the piano and makes up a ridiculous song about a woman he knows (the song is entitled "The Lady I Know" but SNL fans have come to know it as "Choppin' Broccoli") going to a food store and buying broccoli then going home and chopping it. Look it up on YouTube, I guarantee you'll laugh. It's hailed as one of the funniest SNL skits of all time.
"...And my lady she went down town, she brought some broccoli, she brought it home, she's choppin' broccoli..."
by softballqueen17 February 21, 2015