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A Little Teapot

I'm a little teapot, short and stout
Here's my handle, here's my spout.
When the kettle's boiling, hear me shout.
Tip me up and pour me out.


In the children's show, Animaniacs, Dot recites a satire of the song in which the "teapot" is actually an insane being who thinks he/she is a variety of forms of kitchen appliances. "I'm a Little Teapot" is a nursery rhyme recounting the boiling and pouring of a teapot. The narration of this rhyme is usually accompanied by physical events that involve imitating a teapot. I'm a small teapot, short and stout. Here is my handle... ...And here's a communication from my shrink ! Dot holds up a piece of paper with script on it. He says I'm getting better! Last week I thought I was a toaster oven !