June 10, 2005

Cluckin' Chicken SNL parody

Originally posted by Mark Frauenfelder from Boing Boing, reBlogged by ts

 Images Animation Tv Broadcast Snl Antv Snl 07 A Mark Frauenfelder: Patrick Fitzgerald says: “In a strange synchronicity, your recent posts ‘Creepy character logo: Rubio’s Pesky’ and ‘The Least Adorable Pet: Miracle Mike The Headless Chicken’ brought to mind a hilarious commercial parody from Saturday Night Live in 1992.

“Written by Robert ‘Triumph the Insult Comic Dog’ Smigel, it featured a corporate mascot for the ‘Cluckin’ Chicken’ restaurant: a chicken who gets his head chopped off. The severed chicken head continues to sing the praises of the restaurant, going so far as taking a bite of his own roasted body and declaring ‘mmm! I’m delicious,’ until at last he expires from loss of blood.

“Unable to find but available on SNL 25th Aniversary DVD.” Link

Reader comment: Steve Portigal says: “Here’s the sketch in question. A helpful word is “Autophagia” - the biting of one’s own flesh. Link