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Every Ape and His Brother is the stage name for one man, who runs Dozerfleet Productions. The term also serves as an imprint of Dozerfleet Records, which stores parody lyrics to a lot of songs. The song lyrics are grouped into "albums," which are collections of (usually) 10 songs each.

"Every Ape" is its own little story, with each album a different chapter in a greater Story Arc. Each album is titled after a different creature that shows up to the red carpet meeting. Songs on each album range in topic greatly, but generally deal with a common theme of a Death World full of Everything Trying to Kill You.

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Best described as a Bloodier and Gorier Sadist Show that takes its cues from "Weird Al" Yankovic. Each song is told from a different singer's point of view, with singer characters ranging from a prophet full of Cassandra Truth, to a Mad Bomber.

Most of the songs are lyrical parodies, but the occasional style parody makes its way into the mix as well.

The song collection can be found at its home page on DozerfleetWiki; but most of the song collection is also available at AmIRight.com.

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Discography:

  • Morbid! The Horrendous Hobo!!!
  • The Only Resort
  • Why She Said "Seven Days"
  • Phantasmic
  • Doughboy
  • Ridiculous'
  • Lower!!!
  • They'll Claw You Open'
  • The Hundred-Acre Woodland Massacre'
  • This Feels Obscene, It's an Earthquake'
  • Let the Elements Shine Down'
  • Elefante Elegante Interesante Importante
  • Cadmium'
  • The Bison's Apocalypse'
  • Serial Bomber
  • Serial Bomber, Pt. 2
  • Salem (Story of a Trial)
  • Slaughterized
  • Once I'm Gone
  • Livin' It Like al-Queada
  • Miss A. Defendant'
  • Die Die Die!!!'
  • The Chicken of the Opera


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This musician provides examples of:

  • And Now For Something Completely Different: "Phantasmic," "Doughboy," "Cadmium," "As One," and "That One" are not about death.
  • And Your Little Dog, Too!: "Then Roo was killed. / That left Kanga wishing she could kill herself.../" �"Hundred-Acre Woodland Massacre"
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Salt the Raging (Dwarf) Hamster, natch.
  • Ax-Crazy: At least 21 characters which can be somewhat named. And 22 if you count the Earthquake. Salt, Jerry, the Bison, The Evil Hair Maiden, her slayer, the Serial Bomber, the Serial Bomber's Apprentice, the Stalked Black Widow, the Butcher, the Terrorist, the Clowns, the Scientist, the Wolfman, the Eel Thing, and more. And that's not even getting into the Always Chaotic Evil tribes mentioned in "Lower!!!" and "They'll Claw You Open."
  • Bullying the Dragon: What All of the Other Reindeer do to Jerry.
  • But Thou Must!: The wolfman really doesn't have a choice; he's programmed to kill everyone, including his girlfriend.
  • Coitus Ensues: Mocked in "Less Than Advertised" with the line: "And now a scene of pointless sex!"
  • Create Your Own Villain: All of the Other Reindeer committed felonies against Jerry and harassed him until he became an Omnicidal Maniac�with Santa's blessing!
  • Crush. Kill. Destroy!: The Bison has this as his entire modus operandi.
  • Death by Sex: A common problem in the Serial Bomber universe.
  • Eating the Eye Candy: What any female singer trying to perform "Phantasmic" sounds like she's doing when singing it identically to Jaci's "Baptize Me." Especially considering that it's a song where a girl is promoting a product to men to remove unsightly hair.
  • For the Evulz: In "On the Ethics," the Mad Scientist appears to be doing his experiment for...no real reason. Also, the hunters in "Massacre" have as their top reason for murdering Pooh: "It Amused Me."
  • Frickin' Laser Beams: "Less Than Advertised" references the ones in Transmorphers and its sequel.
  • Gorn: Played for comedy quite often.
  • Gotta Kill Them All: Happens to Pooh and his friends when the two crazy hunters show up.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: The cannibals in "They'll Claw You Open."
  • Immune to Bullets: Gopher, since Disney created him instead of Milne. Gives him the power of Joker Immunity as well.
  • Kaiju: Salt the Raging Hamster becomes one.
  • Karma Houdini: The scientist in "On the Ethics," Salt the Hamster, the Poultry Killer, the Bison, the Serial Bomber, and the Eel Thing never seem to suffer any consequences for their actions.
  • Mad Scientist: The singing character in "On the Ethics."
  • Mind Rape: The Bison can burn your soul, among other things.
  • No Sympathy: "Emergency rooms are full / you're out of luck!"�"Earthquake"
  • Off with Her Head!: Happens to the Evil Hair Maiden.
  • Poe's Law: All the time on Am I Right?.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: The entire point of "Die Die Die."
  • The Scrooge: Our singer character in "Cadmium."
  • Serial Numbers Filed Off:invoked In-universe, from "Less Than Advertised":
    "They have no factions and no names at all!"
  • Shown Their Work: All the processes of killing and roasting chickens and ducks mentioned in "The Only Resort" and "Meat Cleaver" come from someone with experience in butchering poultry. (And talking down to both.)
  • Shout-Out: A lot of the gimmicks used in "Serial Bomber" to blow up the convertible are actually references to Grand Theft Auto III and Forensic Files. The "green T-shirt" is a reference to stoplight parties, where only singles are supposed to wear green.
  • Start of Darkness:
    • "Jerry the Psycho Reindeer / always had a bloody nose / Got dead rats in his mailbox / followed everywhere he goes..."
    • The cop in "Boozer" has one during his Sanity Slippage while chasing the titular drunk driver.
  • Stupid Evil: The scientist in "On the Ethics." Why, oh why are you creating that monster to begin with? And how will you possibly ensure that you yourself never become a victim? Especially when you forced him to kill his own girlfriend and gave him a perfectly understandable revenge motive?
  • Transformation Trauma: Implied to the wolfman in "On the Ethics of Creating Werewolves."
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The Serial Bomber wants to teach all women a lesson about infidelity. Even if he has to kill countless innocents along the way. His apprentice is even more sadistic about it.
  • Your Cheating Heart: How women (and only sometimes men) end up dead in the Serial Bomber Trilogy.
  • Your Head Asplode: Kanga's head gets blown off with a shotgun in "Massacre".

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