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(TV Special documentary) (skit "Merchant Banker")
Monty Python's Flying Circus
(TV Series) (written by - 43 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (creator - 1 episode, 1973) (additional material - 1 episode, 1969) (conceived and written by - 1 episode, 1969)
... (written by)
Doctor at Large
(TV Series) (by - 5 episodes, 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1971) (with - 1 episode, 1971)
(TV Series) (additional material - 4 episodes, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
OJRIL - The Completely Incomplete Graham Chapman (book). Edited by Jim Yoakum. Dulles, Virginia: Brassey's, 1999. ISBN 1574882708.
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
8 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Graham Spam Spam Spam Chapman | Graham Whicker Chapman | Graham C. Chapmanberg | Graham C. Chapmansberg | Montypython Flyingcircus | Monty Python | Hamrag Rachman | The Usual Lot | Jim Viles
6' 3¾" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
I remember thinking, "Why does Terry Jones
laugh so much?" They couldn't read out their material without laughing all the time. We weren't like that. What was interesting was that out of the twenty or so writers on The Frost Report the most prolific ones came together - Michael [Palin] and Terry [Jones] used to be very good at writing the bits of film that were used, Eric Idle
was excellent at ...
According to John Cleese
, his writing partner before and during Monty Python, Cleese himself did most of the actual writing while Chapman sat back quietly smoking his pipe not saying anything for long periods of time before throwing out an idea that often changed the course of the script for the better. Case in point, Cleese's original idea for the dead parrot sketch was that of a man trying to ...
Often cast as comical authority figures (most notably the Colonel)