Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

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The irreverent Monty Python comedy troupe present a series of skits which are often surreal, baudy, uncompromising, tasteless, but inevitably hilarious. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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And now for something completely digital...

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5 October 1969 (UK)  »

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Gwen Dibley's Flying Circus  »

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The phrase "And now for something completely different" is taken from a real phrase often used by the BBC during their TV and radio broadcasts. See more »

Quotes

Announcer: You probably noticed that I didn't say, "And now for something completely different," just now. This is simply because, I am unable to appear in the show this week. Sorry to interrupt.
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On some occasions, the opening credits do not occur until many minutes into the program -- sometimes as late as the half-way point in the show. See more »

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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Moonwalker (2009) See more »

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The Liberty Bell
(1893) (uncredited)
Music by John Philip Sousa
Performed by the Coldstream Guards
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Hilarious, strange, funny, peculiar........
9 September 2001 | by (Savannah) – See all my reviews

"Monty Python's Flying Circus" is a blast. Plain and simple. Seeing an episode will cause the following symptoms: Laughter, tears, jaw aches, voice-loss(all of above caused by laughter). Most will laugh, some will just sit there at its silliness. Well whoever you are, give it a try. You either love it or hate it. Me? I love it.

10/10


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