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4th Apr '16 6:38:34 AM MPCaton
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** "16 Military Wives," primarily during the "la-di-da"s, and "The Mariner's Revenge Song."
** "Billy Liar" is turned into one live.

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** "16 Military Wives," primarily during the "la-di-da"s, and "la-di-da"s.
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"The Mariner's Revenge Song."
Song", where Meloy demands that the audience provide the surrounding effects as the crew are consumed by the whale.
** "Billy Liar" is turned into one live.Liar".
4th Mar '16 10:59:28 AM Mikey34
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* RibcageStomach: "The Mariner's Revenge Song", the protagonist has just been swallowed by a whale, and the song contains the line "Its ribs are ceiling beams", implying this trope.
17th Jan '16 8:37:25 PM karstovich2
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* TheBardOnBoard: "The Island" is basically an abridgement of ''Theatre/TheTempest'' set to EpicRocking.
29th Dec '15 1:43:42 AM murlough23
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* ChurchOfHappyology: The video for "Cavalry Captain" is made to look like an old, worn VHS tape used as a recruitment tool for a cult called "Decemberism", with Colin playing its filthy rich leader.
14th Dec '15 3:03:34 PM Discar
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* ThePresidentsDaughter: Or rather, "the mogul's daughter in hog tie" (in "The Perfect Crime #2").
3rd Oct '15 10:10:49 AM nombretomado
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As of 2011, Colin Meloy has added novel writer to his list of accomplishments, having written the young adult novel ''WILDWOOD'' and its sequel, '' Under WILDWOOD''. The band also appeared live with Wilco and Letters to Cleo in the sixth season finale of ParksAndRecreation.

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As of 2011, Colin Meloy has added novel writer to his list of accomplishments, having written the young adult novel ''WILDWOOD'' and its sequel, '' Under WILDWOOD''. The band also appeared live with Wilco and Letters to Cleo in the sixth season finale of ParksAndRecreation.
''Series/ParksAndRecreation''.
25th Sep '15 2:02:48 PM murlough23
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* ProtestSong: "16 Military Wives," complete with a video that skewers UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush and features a LARP/ModelUnitedNations conference gone whack.



* ProtestSong: "16 Military Wives," complete with a video that skewers UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush and features a LARP/ModelUnitedNations conference gone whack.


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* RougeAnglesOfSatin: In the "Make It Better" video, when the band is performing on a foreign talk show and the band member's names are shown in subtitles, two of them have apparently fallen victim to auto-correct: ''Colon'' Meloy and Chris ''Funky''. This is, of course, part of the StylisticSuck of the show.
30th Jul '15 9:14:56 AM waystogo
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* ExcitedShowTitle: "July, July!", "O Valencia!", "The Hazards of Love 3 (Revenge!)", "All Arise!".
29th Jun '15 10:12:14 AM waystogo
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* StealthPun: The line "I guess we have some time to ''kill''" in "The Mariner's Revenge Song".
10th May '15 1:10:24 PM StFan
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* ProtestSong: "16 Military Wives," complete with a video that skewers UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush and features a ModelUnitedNations conference gone whack.

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* ProtestSong: "16 Military Wives," complete with a video that skewers UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush and features a ModelUnitedNations LARP/ModelUnitedNations conference gone whack.
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