This is based on the opera Madame Butterfly
. In the opera, which was written by Giacomo Puccini, B.F. Pinkerton is a Lieutenant in the US navy who goes to Japan and falls in love with a geisha. He impregnates her and after he leaves, she kills herself. In the song, the story is told through Pinkerton's point of view. Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is a big opera fan.
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