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August 1, 2002

Dynamite rabbit, listless parrot
Posted by Teresa at 04:05 PM *

A stuffed-toy manufacturer named Trollandtoad.com is making Monty Python stuffies. As of this date, three shall be the number of their products, and the number of their products shall be three: the Rabbit with Big Pointy Teeth, the Live Parrot (which is alleged to be sleeping), and the blood-covered Rabbit with Big Pointy Teeth.

I found this via MontyPython.net, which claims to be the ultimate Monty Python website. I don’t know; they could be. Their script collection is great. Just remember: Cuidado las llamas.

BEDEVERE: And that, my liege, is how we know the Earth to be banana-shaped.

ARTHUR: This new learning amazes me, Sir Bedevere. Explain again how sheeps’ bladders may be employed to prevent earthquakes.

BEDEVERE: Oh, certainly, sir.

LAUNCELOT: Look, my liege!

ARTHUR: Camelot!

GALAHAD: Camelot!

LAUNCELOT: Camelot!

PATSY: It’s only a model.

ARTHUR: Shhh!

Comments on Dynamite rabbit, listless parrot:
#1 ::: Scott Janssens ::: (view all by) ::: August 01, 2002, 05:44 PM:

I love how the parrot has nails through it's claws.

#2 ::: Chris Quinones ::: (view all by) ::: August 01, 2002, 08:26 PM:

I prefer the Muppet Show 25th anniversary -- God, I feel old -- posable figurines. The Muppet Labs model comes fully equipped with Beaker and a gorilla detector. (Dr. Bunsen Honeydew sold separately.)

#3 ::: ers ::: (view all by) ::: August 01, 2002, 09:23 PM:

I gave the Rabbit with Big Pointy Teeth to my sweetheart on Valentine's Day.

It's *that* kind of relationship.

#4 ::: Avram ::: (view all by) ::: August 01, 2002, 10:18 PM:

I saw the parrot at Cosmic Comics a few weeks ago. I didn't notice whether it was still there yesterday.

#5 ::: Kevin J. Maroney ::: (view all by) ::: August 02, 2002, 12:24 AM:

For the last eleven or so years, I've given Bernadette a stuffed bunny for Easter. Alas, I had already bought her bunny for the year when I saw the Rabbit with Big Pointy Teeth.

The box for the Parrot is hilarious. I'm trying to remember if the Penguin on Top of the Intel Box (err, Television Set) has come out yet.

#6 ::: Simon Shoedecker ::: (view all by) ::: August 06, 2002, 02:07 AM:

I have seen (apparently authorized) collectors' figurines of the Python knights for sale, together with accessories (rabbits, ducks, Holy Hand Grenades, etc.). I've also seen them in catalogs on the web (somewhere: you look for them if you're curious), and they first came to my attention on a medievalist scholars' mailing list, where they were apparently quite popular. I thought them much cleverer, and cuter, than the products described here.

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