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rafid76 03-16-2008 06:40 PM

how many dead rabbits???
 
how much shall we endure seeing that damn dead rabbit, its been on that gallery page for the past year almost 3-4 times a week!!!!
there are far more interesting photos from new comers and vetrens on this site but that damn dead rabbit.......

jmcl 03-16-2008 10:11 PM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
Scene 21

The rabbit of Caerbannog

[clop clop clop]
[whinny whinny]
GALAHAD:
They're nervous, sire.
ARTHUR:
Then we'd best leave them here and carry on on foot. Dis-mount!
TIM:
Behold the cave of Caerbannog!
ARTHUR:
Right! Keep me covered.
GALAHAD:
What with?
ARTHUR:
W-- just keep me covered.
TIM:
Too late!
[dramatic chord]
ARTHUR:
What?
TIM:
There he is!
ARTHUR:
Where?
TIM:
There!
ARTHUR:
What, behind the rabbit?
TIM:
It is the rabbit.
ARTHUR:
You silly sod!
TIM:
What?
ARTHUR:
You got us all worked up!
TIM:
Well, that's no ordinary rabbit!
ARTHUR:
Ohh.
TIM:
That's the most foul, cruel, and bad-tempered rodent you ever set eyes on!
ROBIN:
You tit! I soiled my armour I was so scared!
TIM:
Look, that rabbit's got a vicious streak a mile wide! It's a killer!
GALAHAD:
Get stuffed!
TIM:
He'll do you up a treat, mate.
GALAHAD:
Oh, yeah?
ROBIN:
You mangy Scots git!
TIM:
I'm warning you!
ROBIN:
What's he do, nibble your bum?
TIM:
He's got huge, sharp-- eh-- he can leap about-- look at the bones!
ARTHUR:
Go on, Bors. Chop his head off!
BORS:
Right! Silly little bleeder. One rabbit stew comin' right up!
TIM:
Look!
[squeak]
BORS:
Aaaugh!
[dramatic chord]
[clunk]
ARTHUR:
Jesus Christ!
TIM:
I warned you!
ROBIN:
I done it again!
TIM:
I warned you, but did you listen to me? Oh, no, you knew it all, didn't you? Oh, it's just a harmless little bunny, isn't it? Well, it's always the same. I always tell them--
ARTHUR:
Oh, shut up!
TIM:
Do they listen to me?
ARTHUR:
Right!
TIM:
Oh, no...
KNIGHTS:
Charge!
[squeak squeak squeak]
KNIGHTS:
Aaaaugh!, Aaaugh!, etc.
ARTHUR:
Run away! Run away!
KNIGHTS:
Run away! Run away!...
TIM:
Ha ha ha ha! Ha haw haw! Ha! Ha ha!
ARTHUR:
Right. How many did we lose?
LAUNCELOT:
Gawain.
GALAHAD:
Ector.
ARTHUR:
And Bors. That's five.
GALAHAD:
Three, sir.
ARTHUR:
Three. Three. And we'd better not risk another frontal assault. That rabbit's dynamite.
ROBIN:
Would it help to confuse it if we run away more?
ARTHUR:
Oh, shut up and go and change your armour.
GALAHAD:
Let us taunt it! It may become so cross that it will make a mistake.
ARTHUR:
Like what?
GALAHAD:
Well... ooh.
LAUNCELOT:
Have we got bows?
ARTHUR:
No.
LAUNCELOT:
We have the Holy Hand Grenade.
ARTHUR:
Yes, of course! The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch! 'Tis one of the sacred relics Brother Maynard carries with him. Brother Maynard! Bring up the Holy Hand Grenade!
MONKS: [chanting]
Pie Iesu domine, dona eis requiem.
Pie Iesu domine, dona eis requiem. Pie Iesu domine, dona eis requiem. Pie Iesu domine, dona eis requiem.
ARTHUR:
How does it, um-- how does it work?
LAUNCELOT:
I know not, my liege.
ARTHUR:
Consult the Book of Armaments!
BROTHER MAYNARD:
Armaments, chapter two, verses nine to twenty-one.
SECOND BROTHER:
And Saint Attila raised the hand grenade up on high, saying, 'O Lord, bless this Thy hand grenade that, with it, Thou mayest blow Thine enemies to tiny bits in Thy mercy.'
And the Lord did grin, and the people did feast upon the lambs and sloths and carp and anchovies and orangutans and breakfast cereals and fruit bats and large chu--
MAYNARD:
Skip a bit, Brother.
SECOND BROTHER:
And the Lord spake, saying, 'First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then, shalt thou count to three. No more. No less. Three shalt be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, nor either count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then, lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it.'
MAYNARD:
Amen.
KNIGHTS:
Amen.
ARTHUR:
Right!
One!... Two!... Five!
GALAHAD:
Three, sir!
ARTHUR:
Three!
[angels sing]
[boom]

~ Monty Python and the Holy Grail

rafid76 03-16-2008 10:14 PM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
haha! i actually read that :)

Didi 03-17-2008 03:20 AM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
Thou art Great Sir John :)))

ryo 03-17-2008 12:01 PM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
I read it too, and it makes for a really good reading even though I already have seen the film at least thrice (I know, "three times" is more modern)...

To contradict the dear old queen who originally said that:"We are amused" ;)

Olivier

Davids 03-17-2008 01:45 PM

Bambi
 
Maybe if we call it Bambi, it won't be so bad?

that damn dead Bambi!
see . . . :)

rushfan2112 03-19-2008 12:53 PM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
Hi John,

A fantastic scene from one of the funniest films ever made, in my opinion. I saw it at the cinema, I've owned two video versions (which eventually wore out) and I now have the DVD. It gets watched lots.

Another scene is where one peasant says to another "How do you know he's the King" and is promptly told "'cos he's not covered in sh*t!!" Art mirroring life, as usual....

All the best, mate.

Paul

stego 03-19-2008 11:49 PM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
Thank you for this pleasant moment of laugh you gave us, John! :D
It reminded me that my sister gave a bunch of DVD's of Monthy Python that I didn't see yet. As a mater of fact, I don't see any of those masterpieces in years. I have to go look for them!
TC

UnTrained 03-20-2008 07:01 AM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
Beware of rabbits! Thanks John for this :-) Here I like most the clear advice for the usage of the Holy Pin since I ever heard it. TC, Ulf

Porteplume 03-20-2008 10:21 AM

Re: how many dead rabbits???
 
Maybe people who have commented the <a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/photo98417.htm">Dead rabbit</a> should also take time to comment <a href="http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/photo856137.htm">this one</a>?
And then we would get this one on the main Gallery page instead of the "Rabbit", just to make sure we never forget it happens days after days and that we - the main predator in the planet - are responsible too...

Viviane


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