Where pirates and circus acts collide comes this excellent flash game from Off The Wrist. Cannon Bods is a slick little action game where you must shoot falling pirates before they hit the water. Be sure to choose the target that matches the pirate "ammo" loaded in your cannon, then aim and fire with the mouse. If the 'cannon bod' doesn't match your intended target, it will miss it completely.
You can rack up multiple ricochet hits for bonus points and occasionally blast the annoying Polly out of sky as well. As you progress in levels the difficulty rises with not just more and more varied targets, but by adding more cannons to fire from and eventually moving cannons as well.
An authentic rendition of Sweet Georgia Brown and cheery sound effects round out the beautiful artwork, which my co-worker watching as I played said reminded him of "Terrance and Phillip" from South Park. Despite that resemblance the game is 100% clean and safe for work and children alike.
Analysis: The controls are easy and intuitive, and a nice touch is that as you hold down the mouse button for more power the trajectory line changes its shape to match your cannon's increased power, giving you an accurate look at exactly where your "ammo" will go.
I played Cannon Bods for quite a while, but I had to in order to get to the really challenging portion of the game. It's only real problem is that it takes way too long to ramp up in difficulty, so the first few levels can be too easy and too boring. Those go by quickly though, and the added difficulty of firing from multiple moving cannons makes the game satisfyingly tense and enjoyable.
Take a few minutes out of your day and go play Cannon Bods.
Cheers to Mark for sending this one in!