Triops Has Three Eyes

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Music video for "Triops Has Three Eyes"

Screenshot of Triops reading three things, including a comic book featuring John and John

song name Triops Has Three Eyes
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Here Come The 123s, CD/DVD Sampler
year 2008
run time 2:35
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh, and Robin Goldwasser


  • Triops (a name given to members of the order Notostraca), are small crustaceans that do, indeed, have three eyes ("two internal compound eyes and one naupliar eye in-between"). Look here for pictures.
  • This song's video was directed by David Cowles.

Song Themes

Animals, Body Parts, Guy Songs, Non-John Vocals, Numbers, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Pointing, Shapes, Transportation


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