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...and then he did the raccoon-in-my-pants dance.

What show from the late '80s or early '90s had a clown announce, "Hey, everybody! I've got a raccoon in my pants!"? [more inside]
posted by Mister Moofoo on Jul 25, 2014 - 4 answers

80s foreign movie about a clown or mime wandering in city

Looking for a movie I saw on TV in the 80s that was about a sad clown/mime who left his circus and was wandering around the city - a foreign city, probably Europe. It is NOT Children of Paradise, but maybe some remake inspired by it. I believe it was a foreign film and was probably shown on Nickelodeon - it was a color film. Very atmospheric and followed the clown wandering in the city. Any ideas?
posted by cmp4Meta on Nov 20, 2012 - 5 answers

Can you help me think of creepy clown tricks?

Can you help me think of creepy clown tricks? [more inside]
posted by snapplepop on Oct 16, 2012 - 14 answers

Clown Animated Short From the 90's...what was it?

My Google-fu is failing me. Back in probably the early 90's, there was a Spike & Mike's Animation Festival. One of the animated shorts was this one cartoon about the adventures of a kid with a bunch of clowns, except the clowns all had machine guns. They invade a castle or something and ride up in an elevator, and this quintessential elevator music song plays (for those of you that watch the tv show Castle, that same song (I think) was in the last episode when they were in an elevator, which triggered this memory). Anyway, what was the name of that cartoon?
posted by edjusted on Oct 19, 2011 - 5 answers

Help me ID the Jazzy Clown

Jazz filter: Help me ID this song describing a clown making it big I heard on KKJZ (Cal State Long Beach's Jazz station). [more inside]
posted by DolorousEdd on Jul 15, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me get from Chicago to La Crosse, WI!

I'm most likely going to Clown Camp(!!!) this June in La Crosse, WI. I'd be leaving from Chicago. The best way seems like Amtrak, but I need to be there by 4 and the train doesn't get in until 7. I'll take this back to Chicago, but I need a way to get from Chicago to La Crosse on public transportation. Some options have been a bus from Chicago to Madison and then Madison to La Crosse. I have no familiarity with this area at all. Going on Amtrak the day before is not an option, since I have a wedding the night of the 6 in Chicago! Help please! Also, any tips on clowns/clown camp/clowning/etc. would be appreciated too.
posted by iliketolaughalot on May 23, 2009 - 8 answers

Please introduce me to the best books about tricksters, clowns, or mischief makers.

What are some great books about tricksters or clowns? [more inside]
posted by theiconoclast31 on Apr 12, 2009 - 17 answers

Who painted it?

Can you help me find a painting? [more inside]
posted by iconomy on Mar 19, 2009 - 22 answers

Simpsons clown music?

What is the circus music played in the "Homie the Clown" episode of the Simpsons, wherein Homer goes to clown college? [more inside]
posted by team lowkey on Mar 31, 2006 - 6 answers

Shakespearean Music

My classroom is starting a production of Twelfth Night, and I need music for the songs sung by Feste, the Clown. We aren't going to be able to pull off live music. All of the versions of the songs I find on Google already have vocals. Does any one know of instrumental versions of the songs ("Wind and the Rain", "O Mistress Mine", etc.)? I'll even settle for sheet music and creating a MIDI version if I need to.
posted by Chanther on Mar 18, 2004 - 2 answers

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