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50-Foot Dead Parrot Drops Into London to Promote Monty Python Reunion
Adweek ^ | July 16, 2014 | David Griner

Posted on 07/16/2014 7:16:50 PM PDT by Squawk 8888

What's a Monty Python reunion without a dead parrot? And why settle for a simple prop you can bang on the counter when you could have a monstrous, 50-foot-tall dead parrot?

To promote the live broadcast of the comedy troupe's July 20 performance, UKTV's Gold channel and sculptor Iain Prendergast created a massive fiberglass dead parrot, which was suspended from a crane and laid talons-up in London's Potters Field this week.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Cheese, Moose, Sister; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: dead; deadparrot; montypython; parrot
Remarkable bird, beautiful plumage

1 posted on 07/16/2014 7:16:50 PM PDT by Squawk 8888
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To: Slings and Arrows

2 posted on 07/16/2014 7:17:41 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: Squawk 8888

Pining for the fjords...


3 posted on 07/16/2014 7:17:49 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: null and void

Someone nailed it to it’s perch.


4 posted on 07/16/2014 7:18:34 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: Squawk 8888

Pinin’ for the fjords, ‘e is.


5 posted on 07/16/2014 7:19:02 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Squawk 8888

Just look at #1 it’s the famous horned whale of
Afghanistan...


6 posted on 07/16/2014 7:20:02 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: null and void

You’ve stunned it


7 posted on 07/16/2014 7:20:40 PM PDT by Scutter
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To: Squawk 8888

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM5QMKLjjm8


8 posted on 07/16/2014 7:21:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Squawk 8888

It’s sleeping.


9 posted on 07/16/2014 7:22:12 PM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: Squawk 8888
'E giving up the ghost! 🐦

10 posted on 07/16/2014 7:24:23 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: null and void

When this event is over they will “replace it with a slug”


11 posted on 07/16/2014 7:26:38 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: shibumi

Joined the choir, invisible ping.


12 posted on 07/16/2014 7:28:52 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: cripplecreek

One of my favorite skits.

Monty Python - Olympic Hide and Seek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4upY8UWrsU


13 posted on 07/16/2014 7:31:23 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: SMGFan
What's on the telly? The Penguin.
14 posted on 07/16/2014 7:32:06 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Squawk 8888

I didn’t expect a kind of Norwegian parrot.


15 posted on 07/16/2014 7:33:10 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Beautiful plumage, though.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Norwegian Blue


16 posted on 07/16/2014 7:34:04 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Squawk 8888

Less Nessman just came to mind...


17 posted on 07/16/2014 7:35:42 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Squawk 8888

Monty Python live London show being broadcast worldwide to theaters all over on July 20, 2:30 ET. Check local showings.


18 posted on 07/16/2014 7:40:49 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Squawk 8888

I still think they should do an enormous dead Graham.


19 posted on 07/16/2014 7:42:12 PM PDT by RichInOC ("...and now for something completely different.")
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To: Zeneta
These are my top choices:

How Not To Be Seen

The Funniest Joke In The World

20 posted on 07/16/2014 7:47:20 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult; All

Monty Python Live (mostly)
BROADCAST LIVE FROM LONDON’S O2
A special live event in cinemas nationwide

http://www.fathomevents.com/event/monty-python-live-mostly/more-info/theater-locations


21 posted on 07/16/2014 7:47:54 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Also shows in theaters ( not live ) on the 23rd and 24th of July. My local showings are both dates at 7:30 ET.

Fandango gives the July 20 show as costing $18.


22 posted on 07/16/2014 7:48:51 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Squawk 8888; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
*thump* There, he moved!


23 posted on 07/16/2014 8:15:46 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Squawk 8888

I wonder if there is a picture of the Queen doing the Picard palm to the face. It would fit in so well here.


24 posted on 07/16/2014 8:21:34 PM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: Squawk 8888
My All Time Favorite bar none!

Argument Sketch!"

Brilliant and logically constructed...:)

25 posted on 07/17/2014 2:11:55 AM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Still flogging a dead parrot I see.


26 posted on 07/17/2014 4:53:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: rlmorel

A lesser known one I like;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdCQwigh6H8


27 posted on 07/17/2014 5:22:40 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
I didn’t expect a kind of Norwegian parrot.

Well, I wasn't expecting the Spanish Inquisition.

28 posted on 07/17/2014 5:29:45 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: JRios1968

29 posted on 07/17/2014 5:38:46 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: Zeneta

I had never seen that Monty Python skit, good one.


30 posted on 07/17/2014 5:49:40 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Zeneta

Does it talk?


31 posted on 07/17/2014 6:17:28 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

No, ‘e didn’t! You ‘it the cage!


32 posted on 07/17/2014 6:18:31 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: Squawk 8888; All

Bought my ticket yesterday at the local theater’s box office that’s going to show it. Was $18 and the person selling the tickets was shocked at the price. I wasn’t. I also think I was the first one to buy. Ordering online cost $2 more.

Going to keep looking online to make sure it doesn’t sell out as it’s the only showing for a few hundred miles. If it does then I’ll have to get there super early to get a good seat.


33 posted on 07/18/2014 11:33:39 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

That’s one of the advantages I have of living in the centre of a major city- *almost* balances out the downside.


34 posted on 07/18/2014 11:35:26 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: Squawk 8888

Check out this video about the reunion from Mick Jagger.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/30/showbiz/monty-python-mick-jagger/index.html


35 posted on 07/18/2014 9:07:19 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Squawk 8888; All

One last one;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGbRHxM4X2g


36 posted on 07/19/2014 10:27:29 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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