Posts tagged ‘dead parrot’

November 24, 2013

Youtube Comment Reconstruction

by duncanr

Two ‘One Direction’ fans, Sophie Danze and JilianLovesTheBiebs debate whether or not Harry Styles is gay

Their epic exchange in the Youtube comments section is captured here in this reconstruction by two actors from the Dead Parrot comedy channel

October 5, 2009

Dead Parrot Sketch

by duncanr

Hard to believe, but the very first episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus was aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969 – 40 years ago today!!!

40 years – bloody hell !!!

Well if that isn’t a good enough excuse to post a Python sketch, I don’t know what is –

November 15, 2008

Dead Parrot Resurrected again?

by noseycow

Evidence has been found that shows Monti Python as unoriginal. A book called ‘Philogelos: The Laugh Addict’ written 1600 years ago contains a joke where a man complains that the slave he just purchased had died.

‘”By the gods,” replied the slave seller “when he was with me, he never did any such thing!”

November 13, 2008

That joke was toga’d to be true.

by NobblySan


Those bloody Greeks. Not only do their waiters try to nick our wives and girlfriends when we’re on holiday over there, but they’re now trying to nick our comic heritage.

Jim ‘heres what you could have won’ Bowen, he of ‘corny lines – badly delivered’ fame, has finally found his true vocation:-

Telling jokes even older than Ken Dodd’s hairdressing appointment.

…and if these statements seem unrelated, and the product of an over-fertile, red wine fuelled imagination, then …

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