These 11 Amazon Echo jokes and features show off the company's unique sense of humour

You probably knew Amazon’s Alexa was smart. But did you know it has a great sense of humour too?

The voice assistant inside the company’s line of Echo smart speakers, Alexa can set timers, play music, order a car, and even read to you at night.

That’s pretty impressive, but a know-it-all assistant could get irritating after a while. Luckily the whizzes at Amazon decided to lighten up Alexa with a sense of humour.

Alexa’s jokes often veer dangerously close to ones your dad might tell, but at times she can be pretty cheeky too. Amazon also seems to enjoy holidays — just in time for Halloween, it’s added some seasonally spooky jokes.

Here are 11 of our favourite Alexa jokes, spooky and otherwise:

'Alexa, what should I be for Halloween?'

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Alexa has several ideas for Halloween costumes. It will also suggests going as an Echo or a box of Count Chocula cereal.

'Alexa, what are you going to be for Halloween?'

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'Alexa, what's your favourite horror movie?'

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That's a clever allusion to Amazon's own package delivery options.

'Alexa, I've got 99 problems.'

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Alexa puts her own kid-friendly spin on a classic Jay-Z song.

'Alexa, rap to me.'

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'Alexa, give me an NBA burn.'

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Kyrie Irving is a player for the Boston Celtics.

'Alexa, good morning.'

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Alexa's morning response changes every day. This is just one example of the random facts it can spout.

'Alexa, tell me a shark joke.'

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'Alexa, give me a Dodgers burn.'

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In September, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a losing streak of 11-straight games.

'Alexa, tell me a joke.'

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Alexa will offer a different joke each time you ask for one. Another in her repertoire: 'Why does Waldo always wear stripes? Because he doesn't want to be spotted.'

'Alexa, speak Klingon.'

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Alexa has several different phrases she can say in Klingon. However, it's not clear if she'll respond if you try to give her a command in the language from the 'Star Trek' universe.

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