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Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 1, 2009
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In the coming week we will pass the 64th anniversary of the apparent surrender of Japan to the Allied forces. It turns out that this was simply the longest Rope-a-dope in history. In truth, they tricked us in order to make us think that we had won World War II.

But we actually lost. Here is the proof:

Link (YouTube)

I am sorry, but there is no defense against this kind of power.

Kidding aside, Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show is actually (obviously) an American production. You know how you can type something sensible into Babelfish, translate it into another language and back, and have it come out as a soup of nonsense on the other end? This does that, except for culture instead of language.

If you watch a few more, you’ll see Alan Tudyk, Wil Wheaton, and (no kidding) Ron Jeremy.

Comments (22)

  1. scragar says:


    That’s all I can say, just w0w.

  2. Christopher Stogdill says:

    WTFO!? All I can say.

  3. Julian says:

    Crazy people are crazy!
    Indeed, what else can be said? This is truly insane. I LOVE IT

  4. Jason says:

    Weird thing is, I can watch that video just fine – but all of the other episodes are blocked for Canucks.. Or at least this Canuck.

  5. Rutskarn says:

    Okay, clearly the only way to save humanity is to read the signs in the apocalypse-heralding videos you’ve been posting lately. I’m like Nicholas Cage, except someone, somewhere, doesn’t hate my guys.


    Alright. The first one was Rick Astley. Rick has 4 letters. This current one has had Will Wheaton on…once. I have seen Will Wheaton live once. So, that’s…42. Interesting. A little overused, granted, but interesting.

    Right. So, the Earth is going to be destroyed by aliens. Good to know.

  6. JPLC says:

    I’m having the same problem as Jason seeing as I’m a Canadian as well. International copyright law conflicts suck the fun out of everything.

  7. Yar Kramer says:

    There’s just something about the presentation of Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show that really grates on my nerves, sorry. I kind of feel like this is a reaction I shouldn’t have, though.

    But the Babelfish analogy is awesome.

  8. Randolpho says:

    I, um…



    It’s so surreal, I can’t wrap my head around it. So are they making fun of Japanese culture, or are they making fun of Americans who like Japanese culture? Or both? Or neither?

  9. Christian Groff says:

    I am not perturbed at all. Having seen all the insane stuff that Japan has spewed up with their video games, I am not surprised that their insane TV shows would try to invade our broadcast.

    Not all of them are insane. Iron Chef was a work of pure genius, and had it not been for that, Food Network wouldn’t even be as rich and famous as it is today. Iron Chef America anyone?

  10. Spider Dave says:

    Aww man. I dont understand all this copyright jazz. What a downer for us canadians.

    Of course, the downer is negligible with the amount of “up” the first two videos caused.

  11. Carra says:

    It reminds me of the scene in Lost in Translation where Bill Murray is the guest in a Japanese talkshow…

    Having seen this clip is more then enough, I really don’t feel the need to click through the other 19(wtf?) clips.

  12. DrMcCoy says:

    Can only watch episode 1 and 2 here in Germany, the rest are blocked, because of “copyright restrictions”.

  13. Sam says:

    Oh no. Now I’ve got the theme song stuck in my head! Damn you, Shamus!

  14. Draco says:

    Non-Japanese video is not japanese.

    Credits reveal Gaijin behind this insaneness.

  15. Katy says:

    I’ve seen children’s television that’s just about this insane. (Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, anyone?)

  16. thegrinner says:

    Link weirdness: is the “Home” link supposed to redirect to the page you’re on? Because it appears to be doing so for me right now and I haven’t the slightest clue why.

  17. Taellosse says:


    What has been seen cannot be unseen. I totally empathize with poor Rick Pope, paleontologist on this one. I do not understand at all.

  18. Fred Christ says:

    Ahh, so you’ve found Kim Evey’s Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show. If you’re not aware, Kim’s the producer for The Guild.

    She’s also the same mind that came up with idea for the series Retarded Policeman.

  19. toasty says:

    Funny fact about copyright: my brother tried to legally download music from Amazon but was restricted because our IP is “not within the 48 state area”.

    As a result, he is much more likely to pirate the stuff, and not get punished, since, doing so really isn’t illegal here in Bangladesh.

    @ the video: … that was the most disturbing thing I have ever seen.

  20. Mr. Bobo says:

    This is the least funny thing I’ve ever seen

  21. Zaghadka says:

    Now I feel like picking up a package of Fruity Oatey Bars. Thanks a lot.

  22. sdc says:

    It’s gone! :(
    Sony owns the program and they made certain that no one would ever see it past season 1, episode 2.

    I have pretty good Google Kung Fu and I have exhausted all my sources, even the torrents. I’ll give a reward if anyone can locate all the episodes.

    So sad!

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