CALL 911- we agreed!
4 handsome firemen arrived
2 of them laughed
1 of them laughed and took pictures with his iphone
1 of them got the job done with a little patience, elbow grease, and forehead grease for Q.
They all said it was a first.
I don't know if I'll ever be able to make angelfood cake in that pan again. The whole ordeal from start to finish was 15 minutes and it's funny after the fact. He had a 4 hour nap afterwards, but says, "No," if he hears a siren now.