Product: Clock
Les Dawson Cuckoo Clock   (+8)  [vote for, against]
Furtwangen quirkiness

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
[skinflaps, Jan 03 2008]

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]

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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