Monty Python 1972 - The Ladykillers 1955 - Bernard Manning - Thomas Carlyle - Karl Pilkington - Charles Dickens - Land of the Lost Volcano TV - Natural World TV -
9,425. It’s not pining – it’s passed on. This parrot is no more! It has ceased to be. It’s expired and gone to meet its Maker. This is a late parrot. It’s a stiff! Bereft of life. It rests in peace. If you hadn’t nailed it to the perch, it would be pushing up the daisies! It’s rung down the curtain and joined the choir invisible! THIS IS AN EX-PARROT! (Death & Parrot) Monty Python’s And Now For Something Completely Different, 1972
21,855. Mrs Wilberforce: I’ve had four.
Professor Marcus: Husbands?
Mrs Wilberforce: No, parrots. (GBH Films & Parrot & Heists: UK & Gangs: UK) The Ladykillers 1955 starring Alec Guinness & Peter Sellers & Cecil Parker & Herbert Lom & Danny Green & Jack Warner & Frankie Howerd & Katie Johnson et al, director Alexander Mackendrick
43,632. This black bloke walked into the pub with a fucking big parrot on his shoulder. He [barman] said, ‘Where did you get that from?’ The parrot said, ‘Africa. There’s fucking millions of them.’ (Pub & Parrot & Africa) Bernard Manning, on stage The Embassy Club
38,864. Teach a parrot the terms ‘supply and demand’ and you’ve got an economist. (Parrot & Economics) Thomas Carlyle
85,140. Parrots have gone a bit quiet since pirates have gone. (Pirate & Parrot) Karl Pilkington
95,123. I wish I was a parrot. Then I would fly away. Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby, Newman Noggs
98,915. The Pygmy parrot: they are tiny ... significantly smaller than many of the insect that live in this forest. And they are very much a parrot ... This tiny bird weighs less than half an ounce. (Papua New Guinea & Jungle & Parrot) Lost Land of the Volcano I, BBC 2016
104,031. The Puerto Rican Amazon parrot. At one point there were only 13 of these precious birds left in the world. (Animal & Puerto Rico & Parrot) Natural World s36e1: Puerto Rico: Island of Enchantment, BBC 2017