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)  »

Also Known As:

Gwen Dibley's Flying Circus  »

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The first U.S. broadcast of the show was in July of 1974 on PBS station KERA in Dallas, TX. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gumby: [normal voice] Glasses.
[nurse gives him glasses]
Dr. Gumby: Moustache.
[nurse gives him moustache]
Dr. Gumby: Handkerchief.
[nurse puts Gumby handkerchief on his head]
Dr. Gumby: [in Gumby voice] I'm going to operater, I'm going to operate...
[the other Gumbys join in]
T.F. Gumby: [waking up] Hello?
Dr. Gumby: We forgot the anaesthetic!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Depending on the content of the individual shows, the credits were changed accordingly, often appearing in anagrams (Tony M. Nyphot's Flying Risccu), with a different title completely (The Buzz Aldrin Show) or with strange additions to the names of the cast and crew, such as various foodstuffs, sex toys and political gambits. See more »

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Soundtracks

The Liberty Bell
(1893) (uncredited)
Music by John Philip Sousa
Performed by the Coldstream Guards
(opening theme music)
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User Reviews

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.

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