Exactly. Dead Parrot is much better than Sleeping Parrot. "Norwegian Blue, Pinin' for the Fjords" would also be good (and funnier, imho), as was alluded to earlier.
ps - I had to look up the Hovercraft Full of Eels just to be sure I remembered the sketch correctly. Yup... gotta hate those cheap phrase books, huh?
On 8/4/08, Robert Morgan <the.real.dr.bob@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I would think that "dead parrot" would be the best way to refer to the
scene or just "Norwegian Blue" . I'm certain if I said the sleeping
parrot sketch most people would go "oh you mean the dead parrot
P.s. Hi all, long time lurker finally moved to post by Python mania!
On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 10:26 PM, Andy Looney <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Just a quick question please... Is the "Sleeping Parrot" a finalized card
>> title? Because in the Dead Parrot sketch, the parrot isn't sleeping -
>> he's "resting" or "kipping on his back" but never "sleeping."
> I think Sleeping Parrot is the best title for this card. Sure, it's not an
> exact line, but that's certainly the idea being expressed. So it's like Play
> It Again Sam - that's the best most memorable way to refer to that scene,
> even though it's not a real line from Casablanca.
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