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For the Birds (2000)

A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just deserts when a goofy bird drops in.

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One by one, a flock of small birds perches on a telephone wire. Sitting close together has problems enough, and then comes along a large dopey bird who tries to join them. The birds of a feather can't help but make fun of him -- and the clique mentality proves embarrassing in the end. Written by Jwelch5742

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2 November 2001 (USA)  »

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Coisas de Pássaros  »

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The big bird is the same colors as Zazoo from the Lion King See more »

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When the film ends, the "The End" sign appears in black letters in a splat of white guano on the black background. See more »


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Big High Wire Hop
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Probably the funniest short film ever
23 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

"For the Birds" has so much funny packed into its miniscule running time. The birds portrayed are easily the funniest looking birds I have ever seen. Their mannerisms are perfectly hilarious. The way they act as a flock all mimicking each other is great. I loved when they teased the bigger goofier looking bird. I think it is safe to say that "For the Birds" is the funniest short film ever made.


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