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Les Dawson Cuckoo Clock

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It's a cuckoo clock upon the wall, whereas upon the hour a mechanical Les Dawson figure complete with jaw over upper lip pops its head through the doors accompanied by a random audible deadpan joke or malapropism.

"I came from a very poor family - up until the age of fifteen I thought knives and forks were jewellery."

Et cetera .....

skinflaps, Jan 03 2008

Les Dawson http://www.ukgamesh...50px-Dawson_les.jpg
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Les Dawson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Dawson
Tribute links at bottom of page, yeah it's a UK thing. [skinflaps, Jan 03 2008]

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       At midday he comes out with a miniature piano and plays some Debussy, exquisitely dropping bum notes.
Jinbish, Jan 03 2008
  

       *shifts bosom*
calum, Jan 03 2008
  

       If Les Dawson appeared out of any clock near me, I'd throw a brick at it. Not my style of comedy - give me Reeves and Mortimer, Mighty Boosh, Eddie Izzard, and for cartoons - the fabulous Family Guy. Acceptable figures for clock: Ricky Gervais or any of the characters from League of Gentlemen. Brick throwing material - (mostly from UK): Ken Dodds (think of a cadaver accidentally coming into contact with mains electricity), Bernard Manning (racist, sexist, vile crap, and now deceased), Peter Kay (makes my flesh crawl), Seinfeld (over- rated, predictable, weak, and obvious, though in contrast Larry David is a triumph)
Most perfect for any clock - any character from the near perfect Father Ted - esp Father Jack: "Drink, Feck, Arse, Girls" - you need to see it to be a fan.
xenzag, Jan 03 2008
  

       Les Krims.
normzone, Jan 03 2008
  

       Does he, indeed?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 03 2008
  

       //Ken Dodds // sp. "Dodd"
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jan 03 2008
  

       I don't know the commedien, but if I want deadpan, I'd go Steven Wright.
MisterQED, Jan 03 2008
  

       Family Guy can go back and rot in whatever stenchhole it was bred from.
RayfordSteele, Jan 03 2008
  

       //*shifts bosom*//   

       Bares bloomers upon the quarter hour.
skinflaps, Jan 03 2008
  

       toooo much!
po, Jan 03 2008
  

       //but if I want deadpan, I'd go Steven Wright//
He's Krusty the Klown by comparison with the Divine Les.
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jan 03 2008
  

       //I don't know the commedien//   

       Try looking on boob tube or whatever that site's called, plenty of the man himself.
skinflaps, Jan 03 2008
  

       Are it's chimes discordant i.e. the #s b, and the b's #?
Dub, Feb 08 2008
  
      
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