|From the episode:||Dead Dog Walking|
"Hello! Ma Baby" is a song written in 1899 by the team of Joseph E. Howard and Ida Emerson. Its subject is a man who has a girlfriend he knows only through the telephone. It is primarily known as the song in the Warner Bros. cartoon "One Froggy Evening", sung by the character later dubbed Michigan J. Frog.
Brian tries to convince the employee of the dog pound not to euthanize him by pointing out that he is a singing dog in "Dead Dog Walking" by performing a chorus of "Hello! Ma Baby". The employee has dreams of riches, but when Brian fails to perform in front of a crowd in a parody of "One Froggy Evening", the attendant declares that he will euthanize Brian for certain.
Steve: "Hello! ma baby
Hello! ma honey
Hello! ma ragtime gal-l-l'