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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:33 pm 
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Kim brings a case against her husband, Chris. Kim has owned a parrot, Kobe, for a little over twenty years. The problem: Chris works at home and Kobe's constant squawking is driving him crazy. Kobe isn't too keen about Chris, either; Kim says that the parrot hates both her husband and their 12-year-old son. Are Kim and her family going too far to accommodate Kobe, or is it time for Kobe to (metaphorically) spread his wings and fly? Judge John Hodgman decides.

Judge John Hodgman, Episode 95: Polly Wanna Justice?

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:49 am 
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Great case all around, and I couldn't believe it took until the judgment to bring out the parrot.

But the best part, hands down, was "Oh, is that his name-o?" I guffawed on the bus.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:05 pm 
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Thank goodness Judge John Hodgeman sent them to a specialist-- the parrot is acting dominant and it is perfectly possible to train the bird not to be dominant. It's always going to make some noise, but not as much if the parrot is not convinced he's in charge. The parrot would also be happier with another bird for company and the bond between them would be more healthy.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:14 pm 
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So glad that a peaceful future is in sight for this family!

My best friend in high school lived in a house with a large number of birds. One of them, a cockatoo, behaved in much the same way as Kobe with the shrieking and the biting (she even did the devil voice thing!). My friend said it was because she was fed by hand for too long -- a sort of bird-manchild, if I understood the issue correctly. I was so scared of that stupid bird, but I felt sorry for her too. I hope Kobe's future is brighter! Here's to specialists!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:29 am 
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B-I-N-G-O, Hodgman as bird-whisperer, and a shout out to Scharpling. Such a great episode!


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