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Posted: 9/9/2002 5:48:12 PM EDT
And whatever you do, don't poke the doughboy with the sound turned up... http://www.derekgrout.com/doughboy/doughboy2/index.html Matt
Link Posted: 9/9/2002 5:50:39 PM EDT
Shit, that should have gone into the General Discussion forum. Sorry... Matt
Link Posted: 9/9/2002 5:50:49 PM EDT
[url]http://www.derekgrout.com/doughboy/doughboy2/index.html[/url]
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 4:07:20 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 4:16:00 AM EDT
That's pretty damn funny!! ByteTheBullet (-:
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 7:33:47 AM EDT
neat!
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 8:19:55 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 8:35:56 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed: So all those years in the commercial, the giggle was overdubbed, and the original sound was farts?
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Yep. It's a little-known fact, but the beloved Pillsbury icon nearly lost his contract in the 50's because of uncontrollable flatulence. At the time, when all television was live, it was impossible to dub the "tee-hee!" sound over the farting noise that naturally came after the Doughboy was poked in the stomach. Because of the farting, Pillsbury was unable to run any commercials during what was known as "family time", which meant that they couldn't advertise on the popular variety shows of the day, like Ed Sullivan, nor during such hits as the "Honeymooners" (this was especially bitter for the Doughboy, since Art Carney was known on the Honeymooner's set to be quite a farter himself). Pillsbury's inability to use its most effective little advertiser during the most effective time slots almost led the company to drop the Doughboy in favor of a new spokesman, tentatively named "Little Yeasty". The Doughboy took this situation personally, and fell into a deep depression. He began drinking heavily, and ate only pork rinds and snack foods, which didn't help the farting. Doughboy took out his frustrations on Little Yeasty, eventually going to the extreme of shooting out Little Yeasty's tires and running over his dog. (These incidents, along with Pillsbury's inability to commit to a long-term contract with Little Yeasty, led Yeasty to abandon show business. He eventually moved to Alaska, where he worked on a commercial fishing boat until a tragic accident in the mid-60's.) Advancements in television technology, especially the ability to pre-tape commercials, paved the way for Doughboy's return to prime-time in the late 1950's. After that, he was contractually prevented from appearing in public for fear that someone would poke him and find that the cute "tee-hee!" was not in fact the actual noise that he made. Apparently, his appearance on the above-linked website has been quite a problem for Pillsbury, which is reportedly contemplating legal action against Doughboy.
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 8:37:30 AM EDT
That's funny as hell.
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 8:47:35 AM EDT
[url]http://www.unwind.com/jokes-funnies/miscjokes/doughboy.shtml[/url] PILLSBURY DOUGHBOY OBITUARY Veteran Pillsbury spokesman Pop N. Fresh died yesterday of a severe yeast infection. He was 71. Known to friends as Brown-n-Serve, Fresh was an avid gardener and tennis player. Fresh was buried in one of the largest funeral ceremonies in recent years. Dozens of celebrities turned out including Mrs. Butterworth, the California Raisins, Hungry Jack, Aunt Jemima, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies, and Skippy. The grave side was piled high with flours as longtime friend Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy, describing Fresh as a man who "never knew how much he was kneaded." Fresh rose quickly in show business, but his later life was filled with many turnovers. He was not considered a very smart cookie, wasting much of his dough on half-baked schemes -- conned by those who buttered him up. Still, even as a crusty old man, he was a roll model for millions. Fresh is survived by his second wife. They have two children and another bun in the oven. The funeral was held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes. And for the more stout of heart: [url]http://www.shawked.com/jokes/images/pages/doughboy.htm[/url]
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 9:00:42 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 9:19:11 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/10/2002 9:37:22 AM EDT
IBTL
Link Posted: 9/11/2002 7:34:22 AM EDT
Originally Posted By STG77: IBTL
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I'm new, too. Are doughboy discussions frowned upon here and likely to get locked? Somebody here related to the doughboy? [url]http://www.angelfire.com/biz5/radio1/Doughboy_page7.html [/url] Doughboy Jokes Q: What do you see when the Pillsbury Dough Boy bends over? A: Donuts. Q: What does the Pillsbury Doughboy have underneath his apron? A: Dough-nuts Yo Mama’s like the Pillsbury Doughboy. Everybody wants to poke her. The Pillsbury doughboy is way too happy considering he has no no genitals. Q: What do you get when you get Raggedy Ann and the Pillsbury DoughBoy together? A: A red headed bitch with a yeast infection. 33 Ways to Kill the Pillsbury Doughboy: 1. Run him through the Play Doh Fun Factory. 2. Convince him he’s a Pop Tart. 3. Force him to eat yeast. 4. Tell him his wife is having an affair with a rolling pin. 5. Put him in a Taffy Twister. 6. Hypnotize him into believing that he’s Stretch Armstrong. 7. Dip him in liquid nitrogen and drop him off the table. 8. Record his voice and play it back to him ten times louder. 9. Make him go bungee jumping with fishing line. 10. Convince him that the waffle iron is a tanning bed. 11. Put him in a rubber glove, tie it shut, and step on it. 12. Poke him in the belly...with an electric cattle prod. 13. Drop him in a deep fryer. 14. Soak him in alcohol and throw a match at him. 15. Bury him up to his neck and run over him with a steamroller. 16. Use him as a crash test dummy for a remote control car. 17. Put him in a bell jar and pump out the air. 18. Put him in a hamster ball and go bowling. 19. Send him to Smurf Village. They’ll think he’s a mutant and burn him. 20. Put him in a box and mail him to Somalia. 21. Mix him with Silly Putty and bounce him into traffic. 22. O.D. him on Vivarin until he laughs so hard he explodes. 23. Fire him out of a cannon into a brick wall or strainer. 24. Mix him with concrete and throw him in the river. 25. Execute him in a food processor. 26. Strap him to the bottom of an elevator. 27. Glue him to an escalator. 28. Stuff him in a beer can and send it to the recycling center. 29. Knead him into C-4 and put a firecracker in his mouth. 30. Throw him into a jet engine’s air intake. 31. Pour honey on him and tie him to an anthill. 32. Make him slide down a cheese grater. 33. Force him through a syringe.
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