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Obituary of the Pillsbury Doughboy

Dear friends,

Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71.

Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Betty Crocker, Hostess Twinkies, and Captain Crunch. The grave site was piled high with flours. Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy and lovingly described Doughboy as a man who never knew how much he was kneaded.

Doughboy rose quickly in show business, but his later life was filled with turnovers. He was not considered a very smart cookie, wasting much dough on half baked schemes. Despite being a little flaky at times, he still was a crusty old man and was considered a positive role model for millions.

Doughboy is survived by his wife Play Dough, three children: John Dough, Jane Dough and Dosey Dough, plus they had one in the oven. He is also survived by his elderly father, Pop Tart. The funeral was held at 350 for about 20 minutes.

Thanks Jen and Tiffy! And yes, this is an oldie but it's still a goodie :) Does anyone know the origin of this little story?


Still gets a chuckle.

Going to be nitpicky here.
But I have some early 70's Doughboy family vinyl dolls. The missus is named Poppie-Fresh, son Popper, child Bun Bun, dog Flapjack, cat Biscuit.
There is also Granmommer and Granpopper and Uncle Rollie.
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Of course, he was cremated, and we should all follow his example and just release our molecules to the air when we're gone. Filling up the earth with corpses is so 1000 BCE.
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Good riddance to bad rubbish. He's burning in hell for all that partially hydrogenated oil he shilled for so many years. He leaves a legacy of poor health. I spit on your grave, Doughboy!
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This was from a Mad Magazine parody containing the deaths of many other company mascots. I believe you can find it in "Mad About the 80s", although I might be wrong.
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