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Video: Whatever You Need, You'll Find it in Canoga Park

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Your stolen car (or just its parts), friendly bums to chat with at bus stops, all kinds of adult entertainment, drugs, and a school whose mascot is toting a gun--you'll find it in the San Fernando Valley community of Canoga Park.

This theme song spoof ribs the neighborhood for its drawbacks with a wink and some laughs (in part thanks to the warbling singing backed by a peppy synth tune). Meant to be a goof on hokey tourism campaigns (hello, Inland Empire?) obviously all the great things about Canoga Park were left out. You know, things like...Orcutt Ranch. And...the mall? And...

h/t Hills of Woodland