Dead Parrot

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John Cleese - Career - Monty Python - Partnership With Graham Chapman
... A classic example of this is the "Dead Parrot" sketch, envisaged by Cleese as a satire on poor customer service, which was originally to have involved a broken toaster and later a ... It was Chapman's suggestion to change the faulty item into a dead parrot, and he also suggested that the parrot be specifically a Norwegian Blue ... over completely arbitrary subjects, such as in the "cheese shop", the "dead parrot" sketch and "The Argument Sketch", where Cleese plays a stone-faced bureaucrat employed ...
Ex-parrot - Variations of The Sketch
... Praline's rant about the deceased parrot includes "He fucking snuffed it!" Also, the sketch ends with the shopkeeper saying that he has a slug that does talk ... hysterics upon Cleese's follow-up line "Now that's what I call a dead parrot" since it occurs after the part of the sketch where Cleese bashes the dead bird on the counter, it's possible a part of the prop broke off ... On the Rhino Records' compilation Dead Parrot Society, a live performance has Palin cracking up while Cleese declares "Pining for the fjords? What kind of talk is that?" The audience ...

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    This parrot is no more! It has ceased to be! It’s expired and gone to meet its maker! This is a late parrot! It’s a stiff!... THIS IS AN EX-PARROT!
    —Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Monty Python’s Flying Circus (TV series)

    Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)