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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5 October 1969 (UK)  »

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Gwen Dibley's Flying Circus  »

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The Scott of the Sahara sketch features Carol Cleveland acting in a trench. According to the UK Telegraph newspaper it is not unknown for tall Hollywood actresses to act in trenches, strangely enough. See more »

Quotes

Chief Superintendent Lookout: [Inspector Tiger has been murdered] This house is surrounded. I must ask that no-one leave the room. I'm Chief Superintendent Lookout.
Lady Velloper: Lookout?
Chief Superintendent Lookout: [jumps] What, where? Oh, me, Lookout. Lookout of the Yard.
Lady Velloper: Why, what would we see?
Chief Superintendent Lookout: I'm sorry?
Lady Velloper: What would we see if we look out of the yard?
Chief Superintendent Lookout: ...I'm afraid I don't follow that at all. Aha. The body. So the murderer must be somebody in this room. Unless he had very long arms. Say thirty or forty feet. I think we can discount that one.
[starts laughing]
Chief Superintendent Lookout: ...
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Crazy Credits

One episode omits the entire opening sequence of "Monty Python's Flying Circus" in favour of a simple title caption - "The Cycling Tour". See more »


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The Liberty Bell
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Music by John Philip Sousa
Performed by the Coldstream Guards
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Pure brilliance !!!!!!!
15 September 1999 | by (Bathurst,New Brunswick) – See all my reviews

I first started Watching this television show about a month ago and I completely love this show.The entire is cast is wonderful especially Eric Idle.The movies are also hilarious.Every week I look forward to this show.The funniest joke I seen yet is the man with a tape recorder up his nose.

A true gem.


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