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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | unknown
Year: 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Whither Canada?

5 October 1969
'It's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart', Famous Deaths, Italian Lesson, Whizzo Butter, 'It's the Arts', Arthur "Two-Sheds" Jackson, Cycling Race, and The Funniest Joke in the World.

Graham Chapman ... Announcer / Voice Over #2 / Mr. Bruce Foster of Guildford / Helmut / Pepperpot #1 / Sir Edward Ross / Ron Geppo / Scottland Yard's Crack Inspector / The Colonel / Otto (A Gestapo Officer) / A different Gestapo Officer / Englishwoman

John Cleese ... Voice Over #1 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Mariolini / Pepperpot #2 / Interviewer #2 / Viking / Sam Trench / General #2 / Officer / Joke Victim / Nazi

Eric Idle ... Eddie Waring / Francesco / Interviewer #3 / Vicky / Reg Moss / Voice Over #3 / Mrs. Scribbler / Officer / German Joker / Narrator

Terry Jones ... Italian Teacher / Pepperpot #3 / Arthur 'Two Sheds' Jackson / Private / Commentator / Bespectacled Weedy-Lance Corporal / Joke Corporal / German General / Englishman

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Genghis Khan / Giuseppe / Interviewer #1 / Linkman / Raymond Baxter / Pepperpot #4 / General #1 / Ernest Scribbler / Officer / Joke Victim / Interrogated Officer / German Radio Voice

Carol Cleveland ... Various Roles (credit only)

Terry Gilliam ... Wizzo Butter Announcer / Guard
Neville Chamberlain ... Himself (with Munich Accord) (archive footage) (uncredited)

Adolf Hitler ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Sex and Violence

12 October 1969
Flying Sheep, French Lecture on Sheep-Aircraft, A Man With Three Buttocks, A Man With Two Noses, Musical Mice, Marriage Guidance Counselor, The Wacky Queen, Working-Class Playwright, A Scotsman on a Horse, The Wrestling Epilogue, and The Mouse Problem.

John Cleese ... Voice Over #1 / First Frenchman / Pepperpot #4 / Interviewer / Southerner / A Scottsman on a horse / Mr. A / Stockbroker / Vicar

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Jean-Brian Zatapathique / Pepperpot #3 / Compére / Arthur Pewtey / Alfred Lord Tennyson / Charlie Gardener / Man banging on the ceiling with a broom / Voice over #2 / Linkman

Graham Chapman ... Rustic / Pepperpot #1 / a man with two noses / Gladstone / Dad / Kargol / Accountant / Unnamed vox pop man #2

Terry Jones ... City Gent / Pepperpot #2 / Arthur Frampton / Arthur Ewing / Queen Victoria / Mum / Harold Voice / Unnamed vox pop man #1 / Porter (voice)

Eric Idle ... Announcer / Marriage Counsellor / Ken / Arthur Waring / Viking / Window Cleaner

Terry Gilliam ... Knight with Chicken

Carol Cleveland ... Deirdre Pewtey / Janet

Season 1, Episode 3: How to Recognise Different Types of Trees from Quite a Long Way Away

19 October 1969
Court Scene, The Larch, Bicycle Repair Man, Children's Stories, Restaurant Sketch, Seduced Milkmen, Stolen News Reader, Children's Interview, and Nudge Nudge.

Graham Chapman ... Mrs. Fiona Lewis / Inspector Dim of the Yard / Second Superman / Man

John Cleese ... Voice Over #1 / Mr. Bartlett / American Commentator / First Superman / Mungo the Cook / Newsreader / Interviewer

Terry Gilliam ... Knight with Chicken

Eric Idle ... Harold Larch / Storyteller / Manager / Eric / Norman Nudge

Terry Jones ... Judge / Third Superman / Waiter / Terry / Man at Pub

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Cardinal Richelieu / F.G. Superman / Bicycle Repair Man / Compère / Head Waiter / Michael
Ian Davidson ... Clerk of the Court

Carol Cleveland ... Lady (uncredited)
Donna Reading ... Milkman Seducer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: Owl-Stretching Time

26 October 1969
A change from street clothes to swim trunks turns into a burlesque act; a karate class exercises defense tactics against fresh fruit; a man tries to buy a book about false teeth.

Graham Chapman ... Marge / The Colonel / Policeman / Mr. Harrison (Apricot) / The Big Cheese / Singer

John Cleese ... Voice Over #1 / Janet / RSM Teaching Self-Defense / Man with Rustic monologue / Stapleton the Bookseller

Terry Gilliam ... Viking with one line / animated man who wants to show his latest operation

Eric Idle ... Singer in the Cardiff Rooms, Libya / Fourth man who is interested in pointed sticks / Arthur Lemming / Voice Over #2

Terry Jones ... Gentleman stripper / Mr. Thompson (Tinned Peach) / Brian

Michael Palin ... It's Man / An Art Critic / Man who peeks into a beach hut / Second Man in Self-defense class / Lafarge
Dick Vosburgh ... Van der Berg

Carol Cleveland ... Nurse
Katya Wyeth ... The Art Critic's Wife / Girl Seducing the Singer

Season 1, Episode 5: Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century

16 November 1969
Confuse-a-Cat, The Smuggler, A Duck, a Cat and a Lizard (Discussion), Vox Pops on Smuggling, Police Raid, Letters on Vox Pops, Newsreader Arrested, Erotic Film, Cartoon - Charles Fatless, Silly Job Interview, Careers Advisory Board, Burglar/Encyclopaedia Salesman

Graham Chapman ... Vet / Police Constable Henry Thatcher / David Thomas (Stig in the shooting script)

John Cleese ... Voice Over / General / Officer / A man in the street / Vox pop interviewer / Shouting man with handkerchief on his head / Brigadier Arthur Gormanstrop (Mrs.) / Silly Job Interviewer / Woman who is offered a burglary

Eric Idle ... Vicar / Pepperpot / Sandy Camp / Boxer / Arrested Newsreader / Encyclopedia salesman (burglar)

Terry Jones ... Mrs. B / Chairman / Man on a roof / Woman journalist

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Mr. A / Sergeant / Clock smuggler / Man who forgot the question / Boy Scout / Bevis / Head of the Careers Advisory Board

Carol Cleveland ... French Au Pair / Woman with glasses / E.B. Debenham (Mrs.) / Dora

Terry Gilliam ... Knight with Chicken (uncredited)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: It's the Arts

23 November 1969
Sketches include: a German composer with an extraordinarily long name; crooks plan an elaborate scheme to buy a watch; a chocolate-company owner markets "Crunchy Frog."

Graham Chapman ... Arthur Figgis / Policeman / Superintendent Parrot / Man in Briefs / City Stockbroker's Neighbour / Man Stting Next to the Indian / Irving C. Saltzberg, Jnr. (as Graham C. Chapmanberg)

John Cleese ... Announcer / Interviewer for It's the Arts / Viking / Chartered Accountant / Inspector Eric Praline / Frankenstein's Monster / Second Policeman / A Scottsman on a Horse / Fourth Writer (as John C. Cleeseberg)

Terry Jones ... Karl / Larry / Vicar / Judge / Mr. Milton / Man in Briefs / Emma Hamilton / Woman in a Pram / Second Writer (voice) (as Terry C. Jonesberg)

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Arthur Figgis's Fan / Weedy Man in Pullover with National Health Specs / The Boss / First Bandit / Pepperpot / Scottsman / A City Stockbroker / House Manager / Betrothed Scottsman / First Writer (as Michael C. Palinberg)

Terry Gilliam ... Knight in Armour / Mona Lisa / Lon Chaney / PolicemenPig / Boar / Boticelli Lover / Medieval Couple / Family Group / Doctor / Bishop / Saint / Dancers / Naked Ladies / Cricket Team / Man Against Exposure / Compére / Fifth Writer (voice) (as Terry C. Gilliamberg)

Eric Idle ... Reg / Second Bandit / Indian / Third Writer (as Eric C. Idleberg)
Ian Davidson ... Edgar Hamilton / Sixth Writer (as Ian C. Davidsonberg)
Sheila Sands ... Topless Newsagent (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: You're No Fun Anymore

30 November 1969
Invaders from another galaxy turn Englishmen into Scotsmen. Also: a comedy about camels; a corporate board meeting.

Graham Chapman ... Count Dracula / Chairman / Samuel Brainsample / Charles / Policeman

John Cleese ... Announcer / Peter / Board Member / American Voice / Sergeant

Eric Idle ... Camel spotter / Voice over #2 / Mrs. Brainsample / Mrs. Potter / Female tennis player / Detective Inspector / Tennis commentator

Terry Jones ... Bishop / Harold Potter / Inspector / Mary Podgorny / Norman Hackforth

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Wilkins / Jewish Figure / Redcoat / Angus Podgorny

Terry Gilliam ... Animated band (voice)
Donna Reading ... Girl in bed / Girl in laboratory

Season 1, Episode 8: Full Frontal Nudity

7 December 1969
A pet-shop customer returns his dead parrot; a gang of female senior citizens attacks a town's young men; a young army officer who joined the service to water-ski tries to resign.

Graham Chapman ... Policeman / The Colonel / Nude man / Mr. Lambert / Norman / Fourth Young Man

John Cleese ... Voice Over #1 / Sergeant / Store Manager / Chartered Accountant / Lionel / Eric Praline / Third Young Man

Eric Idle ... Private Watkins / Mr. Verity / Frank / Announcer eating a yoghurt / Hell's Grannies reporter

Terry Jones ... Man in Dirty Raincoat / Dino Vercotti / Barbara / Voice Over #2 / Groom / African Native / Han / Porter / Flasher / Second Young Man / Cinema Manager

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Pepperpot / Luigi Vercotti / Stockbroker / An Art Critic / Assistant / First Hermit / Shopkeeper / Shopkeeper's Brother / First Young Man

Terry Gilliam ... Animated Pervert / Animated Emcee

Carol Cleveland ... Bride
Katya Wyeth ... Elsie (as Kathja Wyeth)
Rita Davies ... Distraught Wife

Ewa Aulin ... Harrassed Woman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Ant, an Introduction

14 December 1969
A man with double vision organizes a mountain-climbing expedition; llamas are celebrated in a rousing Spanish song; a barber is afraid to cut hair; a couple's romantic evening is ruined by uncouth visitors.

Graham Chapman ... Spanish Señorita / Jimmy Blenkinshop / The Man with a Tape Recorder Up His Nose's Brother / Member of the Mounties Choir / Pepperpot / Professor R.J. Gumby / Victor

John Cleese ... Voiceover / Spanish Lecturer / The Announcer / Sir George Head / Member of the Mounties Choir / Brigadier Sir Charles Arthur Strong (Mrs.) / Brian Equator (voice)

Eric Idle ... Spanish Guitarist / Arthur Wilson / Kenny Lust / Arthur Name

Terry Jones ... Spanish Dancer / Animated Encyclopedia Salesman's Wife / Customer / Ken Buddha / Audrey Equator

Michael Palin ... It's Man / A Man with a Tape Recorder Up His Nose / Person on Tape Recorder / Bevis / Mr. Cook / Sweeney Todd / Lumberjack (voice)

Terry Gilliam ... Encyclopedia Salesman / Carnival Barker / Kewpie Doll / Knight with Chicken / Mr. Freight (voice)

Carol Cleveland ... Iris

Connie Booth ... Best Girl
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Mounties Choir / Singing Miners

Season 1, Episode 10: Untitled

21 December 1969
Sketches include: Bank Robber in Lingerie Shop, It's a Tree, Ron Obvious, Pet Conversations, Gorilla Librarian, Strangers in the Night

Graham Chapman ... David Unction / Harry / Caesar / Chairman / The Cincinnatti Mining Company / Ken Biggles

John Cleese ... Voice Over #1 / Robber / Voice of Block / Vocational Guidance Counsellor / David / Customer / Pearson / Captain R. H. Pretty / Roger Thompson

Eric Idle ... Assistant / Arthur Tree / Random Man / Mr. Phipps / Mrs. Sybil Agro / Maurice Zatapathique

Terry Jones ... Frank's Wife / Voice Over #2 / Viking / Ron Obvious / Roman Centurion / Vicar / 3,000 Year Old Letter Writer / Vera Jackson

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Frank / Mr. Anchovy / Luigi Vercotti / Pet Store Shopkeeper / R.M. Nixon / Vera's Husband

Terry Gilliam ... Animated Chippendale Writing Desk / Animated Compère / Various Animated Swallowed Animals
Barry Cryer ... Herman Rodrigues
Carolae Donoghue ... Vera's Husband's Mistress
Ian Davidson ... Algy Braithwaite

Season 1, Episode 11: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom

28 December 1969
A half-inch-tall man appears on a talk show; a town's women's guild reenacts Pearl Harbor; the entire Royal Philharmonic Orchestra retires to the restroom.

Graham Chapman ... Professor R.J. Canning / Colonel Pickering / Voiceover #4 / Professor L.R. Gumby (voice)

John Cleese ... Voiceover #1 / Inspector Tiger / Jimmy Buzzard / Ken Dove / A.J.P. Taylor / Professor Enid Gumby (voice)

Eric Idle ... Voiceover #2 / First Undertaker / Chief Superintendent Lookout / Interviewer / Mr. Thomas Walters / Regius Professor F.H. Gumby / Miss Rita Fairbanks (voice)

Terry Jones ... Second Undertaker / Assistant Chief Constable Theresamanbehindyer / Ali Bayan / Keith Maniac

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Man Outside Bathroom / Voiceover #3 / Constable / 'Interesting Pepole Compère / Professor Gert van der Whoops / Professor R.J. Gumby (voice)

Terry Gilliam ... Various Roles

Carol Cleveland ... Lady Amanda Velloper / A.J.P. Taylor
Ian Davidson ... Brain Surgeon / Chief Constable Fire
Flanagan ... Anona Winn
Sheila Sands ... Stripper (uncredited)
Mary Toomey ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: The Naked Ant

4 January 1970
The 127th annual Twit of the Year Show. Also: Hitler and Himmler are guests for tea in a boarding house; a BBC broadcast is interrupted when a British minister falls into a fissure.

Graham Chapman ... Letter Writer Against Falling from al Building / Alexander Hardacre / Ron Vibbentrop (Von Ribbentrop) / Yokel / Conservative Candidate / Second Sergeant / Rosamund's Father / The Rt. Hon. Lambert Warbeck

John Cleese ... Voiceover #1 / Second Man / Professor Tiddles / Mr. Hilter (Adolf Hitler) / Interviewer / Stockbroker / First Sergeant / Upperclass Twit / Upperclass Twit of the Year Commentator / Third Robert (voice)

Eric Idle ... First Man / Professional Cricketer / Mr. Johnson / Pepperpot #1 / Inspector / BBC Man / Second Robert / Fairy

Terry Jones ... Signalman / Landlady / Pepperpot #3 / A Gumby / Man in Bowler / Brigadier Mainwaring Smith Smith Smith / Man with Pipe / First Robert

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Spectrum Presenter / Heimlich Bimmler (Himmler) / Pepperpot #2 / Ken Shabby

Terry Gilliam ... Animator / Mr. Phillips / Tex

Connie Booth ... Rosamund
Flanagan ... Mrs. Johnson / Lovely Girl

Season 1, Episode 13: Intermission

11 January 1970
Among "historical" impersonations are Cardinal Richelieu as Petula Clark and Julius Caesar as Eddie Waring. Also: a police fairy tale; a vegetarian restaurant's menu, featuring a naked man with an apple in his mouth.

John Cleese ... Voiceover #1 / Douglas / Albatross Seller / Inspector / Nurse / Interviewer / First 'Probe-Around' Host / Policeman at Ouija Board / Beryl / Flight Lieutenant Ken Frankenstein (Mrs.) / Dr. Larch (voice)

Graham Chapman ... Headmaster / Vicar / Florence Nightingale / Marcel Marceau / Trevor Atkinson / Crossdressing Sergeant / Surgeon

Eric Idle ... Shirley / Advertisement Announcer / Dr. Walters / Julius Caesar / Eric / Fairy Godmother / Second 'Probe Around' Host / Letter Writer Against the 'Mr. Atilla the Hun' Sketch and the Next Letter / Squatter

Terry Jones ... Intermission Announcer / Waiter / Albatross Person / Mr. Burtenshaw / Second Gumby / Napoleon / City Gent / Policeman with Wand / Very, Very, Very Stupid Policeman / Chief Constable / Mr. Phelps

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Head Waiter / Hopkins / Luigi Vercotti / Robbed Man / First Gumby / Wally Wiggin / Cardinal Richelieu / Michael / Inspector Harry H 'Snapper' Organs / Mr. Atilla the Hun (Mr. Alexander the Great) / Brigadier Zoe La Rue (deceased) / Mr. Notlob

Terry Gilliam ... Voiceover #2 / Knight with Chicken / Burglar (voice)

Carol Cleveland ... Sister / Receptionist / Hippie Woman
David Ballantyne ... Ivan the Terrible

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Dinsdale!

15 September 1970


Graham Chapman ... Minister for Home Affairs / Second Gas Man / French City Gent / Anthony Viney / Vince Snetterton-Lewis / Mrs. O'Tracey / A Criminologist / Policeman

John Cleese ... The Announcer / Sir Vincent 'Kill the Chaps' Foster / Third Gas Man / Mr. Teabags, the Minister of Silly Walks / Brian Trubshawe / 'Ethel the Frog' Presenter / Gloria / Theatre Critic for the 'Western Daily News'

Eric Idle ... Face the Press' Interviewer / Fourth Gas Man / Customer / BBC Announcer / First Interviewer / Stig O'Tracey / Theatre Critic for the 'Bath Chronicle

Terry Jones ... Mrs. G. Pinnet / Shopkeeper / Second Interviewer / Superintendant Harry 'Snapper' Organs / Man with a cake stand screwed to his pelvis

Michael Palin ... It's Man / First Gas Man / Mr. Pudey / Jean-Brian Zatapathique / Mrs. April Simmel / Luigi Vercotti

Terry Gilliam ... Fifth Gas Man / Second Policeman / Spiney Norman
David Ballantyne ... Sixth Gas Man
John Hughman ... Loony / Seventh Gas Man
Stanley Mason ... Eighth Gas Man

Season 2, Episode 2: The Spanish Inquisition

22 September 1970
An offbeat look at the Spanish Inquisition; an unconventional version of "Wuthering Heights." Also: a jury plays charades while delivering its verdict; a man attempts to find one nontaxable pleasure.

Graham Chapman ... Reg / First Official / Judge

John Cleese ... Man with Flying Contraption / The Announcer / BBC Man / Politician / Gumby Standing on Water / First Businessman / Counsel

Eric Idle ... Mr. Johnson / Second Official / Man in Suit / Clerk

Terry Jones ... Cardinal Biggles / Third Official / Man in Bowler Hat / Heathcliff / Judge Kilbraken

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Cardinal Ximenez / Second Businessman / Man in Cap / Movie Trailers Announcer / Foreman

Terry Gilliam ... Cardinal Fang

Carol Cleveland ... Lady Mountback / Young Lady / Catherine / Second Counsel
Marjorie Wilde ... Dear Old Lady

Season 2, Episode 3: Deja Vu

29 September 1970
Sketches include: Flying Lessons, Hijacked Plane, Psychiatrist Milkman, Complaints, d?j? vu.

Graham Chapman ... Mr. Anemone / Mr. Zanie / Mrs. Pim / Ratbag

John Cleese ... The Announcer / Voice Over #1 / Second Pilot / Bus Hijacker / St. John Limbo / Highlander / Man at Desk

Eric Idle ... BALPA Spokesman / Lassie O'Shen / Ian McKellan / Milkman Psychiatrist

Terry Jones ... Mr. Chigger / Ewan McTeagle / Dr. Cream

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Bishop / Mrs. Wills / Gunman / David Mercer / Doctor / Mr. Boniface / Man struck by 16-Ton weight

Terry Gilliam ... Animated Man / Animated Pair of Lips

Carol Cleveland ... Girl in window / Secretary / Airplane Hostess / Milkmaid Nurse
Jeannette Wild ... Second Secretary

Season 2, Episode 4: The Buzz Aldrin Show

20 October 1970
A supersleuth bishop investigates a suspicious insurance business; an elderly couple construct a house that has no walls.

Graham Chapman ... Gumby #1 / Mr. Tid / Man in Insurance Office / Vicar / Mrs. Potter / Nude Man / Police Constable Pan Am

John Cleese ... Announcer / Gumby #2 / Mr. Wiggin / Voiceover #2 / East Midlands Poet Board Sales Manager / Derek Hart / Naughty Chemist (voice)

Eric Idle ... Gumby #3 / Mr. Leavey / Voiceover #1 / Reverend Morrison / Interviewer / Wordsworth / Continuity Voice / Man at Less Naughty Chemist's / Man at Not at All Naughty Chemist's (voice)

Terry Jones ... Gumby #4 / Second City Gent / The Bishop / Housewife / Less Naughty Chemist

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Gumby #5 / First City Gent / Mr. Devious / Mr. Potter / Inspector / BBC Man / Not at All Naughty Chemist / Cardinal Ximenez / Ken Shabby

Terry Gilliam ... Shoplifter
Sandra Richards ... 'Semprini' Girl / Woman with Stick
Stanley Mason ... Shoplifter's Mate
John Hughman ... Man at Chemist's

Season 2, Episode 5: Live from the Grill-o-Mat

27 October 1970
Contestants vie for incriminating photos in "The Blackmail Game"; a boxer spars with schoolgirls.

Graham Chapman ... Sir William / Butler / Headmaster / Waitress / Mr. Englebert Humperdinck / Doctor

John Cleese ... The Announcer / Mr. Cutler / Mr. Eric Praline / Ken Clean-Air Systems / Colonel Type

Terry Gilliam ... Nude Organist / Second German Officer / Animated Anatomical Man / Second Smith / Neddy / Teddy

Eric Idle ... Toastmaster / Brooky / 'Prawn Salad Accidents' Man / Third Smith / Butcher who is alternately rude and polite / Mrs. Clean Air Systems / Jack

Terry Jones ... 'Blackmail' Address Reader / Member of RSFPTOTOOT / German Sergeant / Floor Manager / man in a green baize apron / First Smith / Mrs. Nellie Air-Vent / Critic

Michael Palin ... BBC Announcer / It's Man / 'Blackmail' Presenter / Barnes / Policeman / Bishop / Schoolmaster / Padre / City Gent / Boxing documentary narrator / Trainer / Master of Ceremonies

Carol Cleveland ... Maid / Maureen Spencer
Ian Davidson ... Fritz

Connie Booth ... Schoolgirl / Petula Wilcox
Lyn Ashley ... Schoolgirl (as Mrs. Idle)

Season 2, Episode 6: It's a Living

3 November 1970
Sketches include: The time on BBC 1, School Prize Giving, Films by Mr. Dibley, Timmy Williams Interview, Election Night Special

Graham Chapman ... Mr. Nabarro / Chinaman / Interviewer / Gas Man / Raymond Luxury Yacht (pronounced Throatwobbler Mangrove) / Third Man / Alphonse / Various

John Cleese ... Announcer / Man with Dung / Peter / Fourth Man / Linkman / Third Officer / Various

Eric Idle ... It's a Living Compère / Second Bishop / Policeman / Timmy Williams / Registrar / Gerald / Second Officer / Various

Terry Jones ... Voice Over #2 / Man with Painful Tooth / Detective / Soldier / L.F. Dibley / Inspector / Nigel Watt / First Man / First Officer / George / Various

Michael Palin ... Voice Over #1 / First Bishop / Dame Irene Stoat / Host / Waiter / Second Interviewer / Second Man / Norman / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Eric / Various Roles
Rita Davies ... Hostess / 'The Black Spot' Narrator
Ian Davidson ... Colin
Stanley Mason ... Clapper Man

Season 2, Episode 7: The Attila the Hun Show

10 November 1970
"The Attila the Hun Show"; a burlesque performance by government ministers; a documentary study of village idiots. Also: political groupies pursue MPs.

Graham Chapman ... Jenny the Hun / Doctor / Minister of Pensions and Social Security / Second Groupie / Ratcatcher / Charles Darnay / Mr. Brando / Third City Idiot / Second Old Idiot / Interviewer / Peter / Game-Show Hostess

John Cleese ... Announcer / Attila the Hun / Fifth Groupie / Cricketer / Arthur Figgis / Kevin O'Nassis / First City Idiot / Fourth Old Idiot / Jim / Michael Miles

Terry Gilliam ... Viking / Various Roles

Eric Idle ... Uncle Tom / Compere / First Groupie / Wains Cotting Woman / Professor / Cyril / Old Idiot / Third Old Idiot / Brian

Terry Jones ... Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs / Mr. Concrete / Dr. Manette / Clerk / Fourth City Idiot / Fifth Old Idiot / Mrs. Scum

Michael Palin ... Robin the Hun / Third Groupie / Mrs. Concrete / Newsreader / Mr. Jenkins / Second City Idiot / First Old Idiot

Carol Cleveland ... Mrs. Attila the Hun / Miss Norris / Miss Garter-Oil / Lucy Manette
Ian Davidson

Season 2, Episode 8: Archaeology Today

17 November 1970
A dissatisfied bridegroom tries to exchange his spouse; hunters pursue a terrifying mosquito; domestic problems interrupt the work of Beethoven, Shakespeare, Michelangelo and other creative geniuses.

Graham Chapman ... The Rev. Arthur Belling of St. Looney Up-The-Cream-Bun-and-Jam / Dr. Watson / Party Host / Hank Spim / Mrs. Thing / Mrs. Beethoven

John Cleese ... Sir Robert Eversley / Referee / Mrs. Dreary Fat Boring Old Git / 'Mosquito Hunters' Narrator / Ludwig van Beethoven

Eric Idle ... BBC Announcer / Absent-Minded Woman / Registrar / Registrar's Customer / Roy Spim / First Poofy Judge / Mrs. Entity / William Shakespeare

Terry Jones ... Professor Lucien Kastner / Sir Robert Eversley's Singing Voice / Man in Registrar's Office / A Sniveling Little Rat-Faced Git / Michelangelo (singing voice)

Michael Palin ... Archaeology Today Interviewer / Doctor / John Stokes / Second Poofy Judge / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Colin Mozart

Terry Gilliam ... Animated Archaeologists / Boxer / 'Eggs Diamond' Narrator / Spiny Norman

Carol Cleveland ... Danielle / Norah Jane Stokes / Nun
Barbara Lindley ... Bride (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 9: How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body

24 November 1970
A University of Woolamaloo philosophy-department meeting---the members of which are all named Bruce; an exploding penguin; a radio version of "The Death of Mary Queen of Scots." Also: advice on how to pick up a cosmetic surgeon.

Graham Chapman ... Second Bruce / Raymond Luxury Yacht / Mr. Irrelevant / First Pepperpot / Son / Inspector Zatapathique

John Cleese ... The Announcer / Fourth Bruce / Professor Sir Adrian Furrows / Second Pepperpot / Doctor

Eric Idle ... First Bruce / Man with Porter's Cap / Rita Fairbanks / Eurovision Girl

Terry Jones ... Michael Baldwin / Norman St. John Polevaulter / Mrs. Turpin / Shakespearean Character / TV Announcer / Sgt. Duckie

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Third Bruce / Interviewer with a hook for a hand / Vicar / Inspector Muffin the Mule

Terry Gilliam ... Killer Cars' and 'Killer Cats Narrator

Carol Cleveland ... Mrs. Irrelevant / Mother
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Police Choir
Vincent Wong ... Mr. Kamikaze
Roy Gunson
Alexander Curry ... Various
Ralph Wood

Season 2, Episode 10: Scott of the Antarctic

1 December 1970
Foam-rubber snow and a stuffed lion are featured in a scene from "Scott of the Antarctic"; a football match is waged between gynecologists and Long John Silver impersonators.

Graham Chapman ... Chris Conger / Cliff Morgan / Various

John Cleese ... James McRettin / Announcer / Mr. Eric Praline / Various

Eric Idle ... Philip Jenkinson / Gerry Schlick / Various

Terry Jones ... Stig / Ensign Oates / Various

Michael Palin ... Scott of the Antarctic / The 'It's' Man / Post Office Worker / Various Roles

Terry Gilliam ... Animated Carnival Barker / Conrad Poohs (photograph)

Carol Cleveland ... French Girl / Miss Evans / Various
Lyn Ashley (as Mrs. Idle)

Season 2, Episode 11: How Not to Be Seen

8 December 1970
Conquistador coffee campaign; Repeating groove; Ramsey MacDonald striptease; Job hunter; International Chinese Communist Conspiracy; Crelm Toothpaste/Shrill petrol; Agatha Christie sketch (railway timetables); Mr Neville Shunte - railroad playwright; Gavin Millarrrrr writes; Film director/dentist Martin Curry (teeth); City gents vox pops; 'Crackpot Religions Ltd'; 'How not to be seen'; Crossing the Atlantic on a tricycle; Interview in filing cabinet; 'Yummy yummy'; Monty Python's Flying Circus again in thirty seconds.

Graham Chapman ... Lady Partridge / Martin Curry / Julius Caesar / Madly Dressed Man / Second City Gent / Priest the Most Popular Religion Ltd

John Cleese ... Advertising Boss / Announcer / Mr. Glans / Gavin Millarrrrrrrrrr / Man with Enormous Ears / Old Gramophone / Fourth City Gent / Priest / Bruce Beer / Naughty Bishop / 'How Not to Be Seen' Narrator (voice)

Eric Idle ... S. Frog / John / Admiral Nelson / Third City Gent / Arthur Crackpot / John Lennon / Archbishop Arthur Nudge

Terry Jones ... Neville Shunt / Mr. Bee / Inspector Davis / Matthew Padget / Labienus / Toad / Man with Enormous Teeth / Fifth City Gent / Ali Byan / Ludovic Grayson (voice)

Michael Palin ... 'It's' Man / Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald / Tony / First City Gent / Mrs. Collins / Archbishop Gumby / Archbishop Ken Shabby / Bill / Presenter

Terry Gilliam ... Various

Carol Cleveland ... Jasmina / Interviewer

Season 2, Episode 12: Spam

15 December 1970
World revolutionaries are quizzed about football scores; figures from works of art go on strike throughout galleries in England; the search continues for a cure for over-acting; Viking marauders kidnap Englishmen who ask for canned ham.

Terry Jones ... Magistrate / Karl Marx / Floor Manager / Bumpkin / Spam Waitress (as Spam Terry Jones)

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Fireman / Alexander Yahlt / Second Journalist / Lenin / First Ypres Voiceover / Sergeant / First Critic / Venus de Milo / Radio Announcer / First Richard III / D.P. Gumby / A Historian (voice) (as Michael Spam Palin)

John Cleese ... The Announcer / Hungarian / Defence / Second Ypres Voice Over / Auctioneer / Padre (as John Spam John Spam John Spam Cleese)

Graham Chapman ... Policeman / Che Guevara / Solomon / Major / Overacting Specialist / Mrs. Bun (as Graham Spam Spam Spam Chapman)

Eric Idle ... Tobacconist / Clerk / Journalist / World Forum Presenter / Jenkins / Second Critic / Second Richard III / Mr. Bun (as Eric Spam Eggs and Chips Idle)

Terry Gilliam ... Mao Tse-tung / Cherub / Overacting Hamlets / Magician (voice) (as Terry Spam Sausage Spam Egg Gilliam)
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Vikings (as The Fred Tomlinson Spam Egg Chips and Singers)

Season 2, Episode 13: Royal Episode 13

22 December 1970
Miners brawl over historical facts; hospital patients serve the doctors; five shipwrecked mariners decide whom they will have for dinner.

Graham Chapman ... First Coal Miner / Mr. Pudifoot / Waiter / Hospital Patient / Fourth Doctor / Mountaineer / Second Sailor / Undertaker / Various

John Cleese ... Announcer / Mr. Sm / Mr. Feldman / First Doctor / Fifth Doctor / Fifth Sailor / Various

Eric Idle ... Foreman / Mr. Ith / Adman / Mr. Martin / Second Doctor / Third Sailor / Various

Terry Jones ... Second Coal Miner / Herbert Mental / Third Doctor / Fourth Sailor / Varoius

Michael Palin ... Third Miner / Newsreader / Scot / Hospital Patient / First Sailor / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Morgan / Various

Carol Cleveland ... Miss Rodgers / Waitress / Various
Ian Davidson ... RSPCA Man
Reginald Bosanquet ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Njorl's Saga

19 October 1972
A courteous murderer wins a suspended sentence by virtue of his charm; a search for Paris by way of Iceland is interrupted by a plane crash and a shipwreck. Also: how to dispose of pets before going on vacation.

Terry Jones ... Nude Organist / Judge / Mrs. Varley / Alan Whicker #2 / Various (as Alan Whicker)

John Cleese ... Announcer / Prosecuting Counsel / Mrs. Premise / Head of Drama / Alan Whicker #5 / Various (as John Cleese Whicker)

Graham Chapman ... First Policeman / Superintendent / Mrs. Conclusion / Alan Whicker #4 / Various (as Graham Whicker Chapman)

Michael Palin ... Icelandic Gent / 'It's' Man / Viking / Police Constable Pan-Am / Mrs. Sartre / Alan Whicker #3 / Various (as Alan Michael Palin Whicker)

Eric Idle ... Michael Norman Randall / Usher / Mrs. Inference / Alan Whicker #1 / Various (as Eric Whicker Whicker Idle)

Terry Gilliam ... Various (as Terry Terry Whicker Alan Gilliam)
Lyn Ashley ... First Juror (as Mrs. Idle)

Connie Booth ... Second Juror (as Connie Whicker Booth)
Rita Davies ... Third Juror (as Rita Whicker Davies)
Nigel Jones ... Various (as Nigel Whicker Jones)

Frank Williams ... Clerk of the Court

Season 3, Episode 2: Mr. and Mrs. Brian Norris' Ford Popular

26 October 1972
A couple investigate the cultural similarities between two London districts, seven miles apart; schoolboys' extracurricular activities are examined; a TV farming club comments on Tchaikovsky.

Graham Chapman ... Mrs. Norris / Noel / Doctor / First Expert / Jean Wennerstrom / Priest / Fourth Officer / Mr. Kelly / Various

John Cleese ... Announcer / Alan / Mrs. Nigger-Baiter's Son / Second Presenter / Fourth Knight / First Officer / Police Chief / Various

Eric Idle ... Voice Over #2 / Man on Left / Stebbins / Jackie / Vicar / First Presenter / Gary Coover / First Knight / Third Officer / Second Guard / Newsreader / 'It's' Announcer / Various

Terry Jones ... Man on Right / Nude Organist / Tidwell / Mrs. S / Second Expert / Sviastoslav Richter / Second Knight / Kevin Francis - Before / Captain / Paul Fox / Various

Michael Palin ... Voice Over #1 / Brian Norris / 'It's' Man / Headmaster / Mrs. Nigger-Baiter / Maurice / Mark Edwards / Third Knight / Mrs. Kelly / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Balderston / Second Officer / First Guard / Various
Julia Breck ... Rita / Puss In Boots
John Hughman ... Kevin Francis - After (uncredited)

Lulu ... Herself (uncredited)

Ringo Starr ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 3: The Money Programme

2 November 1972
"The Money Program" features a Swiss banker, a city accountant and a song of praise.

Graham Chapman ... Queen Erizabeth / Son / Third Explorer / Voice Over #2 / Mr. Barnard / Inspector Fox / Various

John Cleese ... Announcer / Inspector Leopard / First Explorer / Mr. Vibrating / Policeman / Various

Eric Idle ... Money Programme Presenter / Clerk / Leicester / Man / Second Explorer / Voice Over #1 / Inspector Baboon / Man in Charge / Inspector Thompson's Gazelle / Various

Terry Jones ... Nude Organist / Japanese Man / Woman / Our Hero / Film Director / Mr. Spreaders / Various

Michael Palin ... 'It's' Man / Messenger / Church Policeman / Native / Hargreaves / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Various Roles
Rita Davies ... Secretary

Carol Cleveland ... Fourth Explorer / Various
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Money Programme Chorus

Season 3, Episode 4: Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror

9 November 1972
A program called "Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror," featuring a man who speaks exclusively in anagrams; a timorous TV announcer, before and after he undergoes psychiatric treatment; the employment of "pantomime horses."

Graham Chapman ... RSM / Looney (as Hamrag Rachman)

John Cleese ... The Announcer / Game Show Presenter / City Gent / 'Life and Death Struggles' Narrator / Voice Over / Jack (as John Ecles)

Eric Idle ... Hamrag Yatlerot / Mr. Man / Adrian (as Rice Lied)

Terry Jones ... The Nude Organist / Mrs. Scab / Mr. Ford / Mr. Horton (as Torn Jersey [5.5])

Michael Palin ... Interviewer / It's Man / Mongol / Mr. Horton's Boss / Mr. Orbiter-5 / Dick (as Michael Lapin)

Terry Gilliam ... Animation Voices (as Marty Rigelli)

Carol Cleveland ... Joe-jums / Simone
Richard Baker ... Himself - BBC News Anchor (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 5: The All-England Summarise Proust Competition

16 November 1972
Contestants in "The All-England Summarize Proust Competition" are judged in swimsuit and evening-gown categories; an irate customer confronts his travel agent. Also: an expedition to Mount Everest, made by an international group of hairstylists.

Graham Chapman ... Harry Baggot / Second Climber / The Colonel / Eamonn / Mr. Mann / Presenter

John Cleese ... Announcer / Gumby / Mervyn Little / Tick / Anne Elk (voice)

Eric Idle ... Summarise Proust Announcer / Second Voiceover / Third Climber / Patrice / Advert Voice / Second Fireman / Veronica / First Booth / Mr. Smoke-Too-Much

Terry Jones ... Nude Organist / Arthur Mee / Mrs. Little / Second Booth

Michael Palin ... It's Man / Ronald Rutherford / 'Mt. Everest' Narrator / First Climber / Ricky / First Fireman / Second Announcer / Third Booth / Bounder of Adventure

Terry Gilliam ... Fourth Booth / Animation Voices

Carol Cleveland ... Secretary
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Bolton Choral Society / Fire Brigade
Fred Tomlinson ... Superintendent McGough (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 6: The War Against Pornography

23 November 1972
Surgical tools applied to a mildly anesthetized patient include a power drill and a mallet; a TV program features a lecture on gastropods, highlighted by the visit of a whelk.

Graham Chapman ... First Pepperpot / Surgeon Gumby / Mrs. Jalin / Loony / Sir Jane Russell / Sir John Cunningham

John Cleese ... Announcer / Gumby Specialist / Mr. Zorba / First Interviewer

Eric Idle ... Voiceover #1 / Third Pepperpot / Second Presenter / Lieutenant Commander Dorothy Lamour / Rating / Woman Outside Runcorn Avenue / Mr. Badger

Terry Jones ... Second Pepperpot / Nude Organist / Mr. Jalin / Politician / Second Interviewer

Michael Palin ... It's Man / T.F. Gumby / Edna OBrien / Newsreader / Waiter

Terry Gilliam ... First Presenter / Gumby With Syringe
Lyn Ashley ... Nurse (as Mrs. Idle)

Connie Booth ... Animated Mother

Season 3, Episode 7: Salad Days

30 November 1972
A climbing expedition negotiates a hazardous London road; an attempt is made to determine whether an urban dwelling is a house or a lifeboat. Also: a mouse's quest for cheese, which leads to the production of a Western called "Rogue Cheddar."

Graham Chapman ... Biggles / Loony / Bert Tagg / Second Lifeboatman / Mrs. Edwards / Julian / Various

John Cleese ... Announcer / Interviewer / Gladys / Doris / Mr. Mousebender / Various

Eric Idle ... Chris / Enid / 'Storage Jars' Presenter / Philip Jenkinson / Charles / Various

Terry Jones ... Nude Organist / Mrs. Neves / Ronald Rodgers / Mr. Tussaud / Various

Michael Palin ... 'It's' Man / Algy / Viking / First Lifeboatman / Officer / Henry Wensleydale / Viking / Lionel / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Ginger / Third Lifeboatman / Various
Nicki Howorth ... Miss Bladder
Richard Baker ... Himself - BBC News Anchor (uncredited)
Beulah Hughes ... (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 8: The Cycling Tour

7 December 1972
Mr Pither; Clodagh Rogers; Trotsky; Smolensk; Bingo-crazed Chinese (British Ambassador); 'Jack in a Box'.

Graham Chapman ... Nurse / Genevieve / Chinaman / Secret Policeman Wallet / Senior General / Messenger / Various

John Cleese ... Driver / Doctor / M. Brun / Mr. Livingstone / Secret Policeman Bag / General / Various

Eric Idle ... Proprietor / Old Lady / Doctor / Mme. Brun / Military Man / Secret Policeman Grip / Mr. Pither's Mother / Compère / Various

Terry Jones ... Mr. Gulliver

Michael Palin ... Mr. Pither

Terry Gilliam ... Desk Clerk

Carol Cleveland ... Girl / Cabbie / Various

Season 3, Episode 9: The Nude Man

14 December 1972
A housing project induced by hypnosis stands---as long as the tenants believe in it. Also: highlights of the Olympic Hide-and-Seek finals; suggestions for improving bullfighting, such as the use of radar.

Graham Chapman ... Floor Director / Man in Tails / Mr. Clement Onan / Mayor / Don Roberts / Mrs. Cheap-Laugh / Various

John Cleese ... Second Airline Pilot / Announcer / First Radio Voice / Mr. Wang / Mr. Robinson / Brigadier / Voice Over #3 / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Himself / Knight with Chicken (as The Usual Lot)

Eric Idle ... Mr. Badger / Voice Over #1 / Arthur Huntingdon / Tenant / Disc Jockey Voice / Commentator, 'Hide-and-Seek' Finals / 'Probe' Presenter / Professor Herman Khan / Various

Terry Jones ... Italian Teacher / Nude Organist / Construction Foreman / The Amazing Mystico / Superintendent Harry 'Boot-In' Swalk / Mr. Battersby / Francisco Huron / Mr. Cheap-Laugh / Harry / Various

Michael Palin ... First Airline Pilot / 'It's' Man / Voice Over #2 / Mr. Ken Verybigliar / Third Radio Voice / Peer of the Realm / Frank Bough / Official / Redcoat / James M'Burke / Various

Carol Cleveland ... Airline Stewardess / Voice of Shirley / Attendant / Mrs. Robinson / Various
Marie Anderson ... Girl interviewing the announcer
Lyn Ashley ... Algon Girl (as Mrs. Idle)

Season 3, Episode 10: E. Henry Thripshaw's Disease

21 December 1972
A police investigator is mistaken for Sir Philip Sidney in a Tudor-period job agency, which actually deals in pornography; King Solomon judges the case of a stray bee; a panel of dead people debates the question "Is There a Life After Death?"

Michael Palin ... Superintendent Gaskell / Sir Philip Sidney / Rev. Arthur Belling / The 'It's' Man / Mr. Burrows / Vicar / Various Roles

Terry Jones ... Tudor Job Agency Assistant / Messenger / Post Office Clerk / Various Roles

John Cleese ... Announcer / Roger Last / Dr. E. Henry Thripshaw / Various Roles

Terry Gilliam ... Man with Pile of Books / Messenger / Animation Voices

Graham Chapman ... Bookstore Customer / Sergeant Maddox / Interviewer / Mr. Kirkham / Various Roles

Eric Idle ... Second Assistant / Elizabethan Gent / Mr. Husband / Various Roles

Carol Cleveland ... Mrs. Sidney / Disturbed Girl
Rosalind Bailey ... Elizabethan Girl
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Amantillado Chorus
Frank Lester ... The Late Professor Thynne (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 11: Dennis Moore

4 January 1973
A highwayman steals "lupins" from the rich and tries to give them to the poor. Also: the first episode in a tatty, tedious 18th-century serial is brought to a screeching halt; peasants clamor for Titian paintings and Venetian glass.

Graham Chapman ... Sir Kenneth Clark / Coachman / Mrs. Trepidatious / Voice Over #2 / Second Doctor / Sir Abe Sappenheim / Second Judge's Mother / Various

John Cleese ... Announcer / Dennis Moore / Lord Kinwoodie / PA Announcer / Mr. Bones / Various

Eric Idle ... Parson / Mrs. O / Ludovic Kennedy / Voice Over #3 / McGough / Various

Terry Jones ... Nude Organist / Squire / First Doctor / Ian Throat, MP / Buckingham / Female Peasant / First Judge's Friend / Various

Michael Palin ... Voice Over #1 / 'It's' Man / Mr. Patrick Loone / Grantley / Male Peasant / Russell Braddon / Highwayman / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Mr. Henson / Various Roles

Carol Cleveland ... Girl in Coach / First Lady / 'Prejudice' Hostess / Various
Nosher Powell ... Jack Bodell
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Dennis Moore Singers (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 12: A Book at Bedtime

11 January 1973
'A Book at Bedtime'; 'Red Gauntlet'; Kamikaze Highlanders; No time to lose; Penguins; BBC pro-gramme planners; Unexploded Scotsmen; 'Spot the Looney'; Rival documentaries; 'Dad's Doctors'; Dad's Pooves'.

Graham Chapman ... Technician / Sapper MacDonald / Professor Ken Roswell / Sir Walter Scott / Angus Tinker

John Cleese ... Second Reader / Captain / 'Penguins' Presenter / Second Major / First Producer

Eric Idle ... Book at Bedtime' Voice Over / Third Reader / Second Soldier / 'No Time to Lose Advice Centre' Consultant / Dr. Lewis Hoad / Swedish Person / First Major / 'Spot the Loony Presenter

Terry Jones ... RSM Urdoch / Professor / Gurt Svensson / Charles Dickens / A Forestry Expert

Michael Palin ... Jeremy Toogood / 'McKamikaze Highlanders' Voice Over / Scots Soldier / Bowler Hatted Man / Dr. Peaches Bartkowicz / Dame Elsie Occluded / Second Producer

Terry Gilliam ... No-Time Toulouse Narrator / Second Technician / Miles Yellowbird

Carol Cleveland ... Make-Up Girl (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 13: The British Showbiz Awards

18 January 1973
Oscar Wilde, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, George Bernard Shaw and the future Edward VII exchange epigrams at an evening party; mechanical brain surgery fails to dramatically affect a woman's mentality.

Michael Palin ... It's Man / George Bernard Shaw / Second Cricketer / Salesman / John Rickman / Frank Bough / Arthur Briggs

Eric Idle ... Dickie Attenborough / Third Cricketer / Mr. Grimshaw / 'International Wife-Swapping' Voice Over / Peter West / Eddie Waring

John Cleese ... The Announcer / James McNeill Whistler / Pier Paolo Pasolini / Man from Curry's / Mr. Samson / Arthur Briggs' Bedmate

Terry Jones ... Nude Organist / The Prince of Wales / Second Mrs. Zambesi / Jack Casey / Reverend Ronald Simms

Terry Gilliam ... Swiss Mountaineer

Graham Chapman ... Oscar Wilde / First Cricketer / First Mrs. Zambesi / Chivers

Carol Cleveland ... First Lady
Caron Gardner ... Mary
Richard Baker ... Himself - BBC News Anchor (archive footage) (uncredited)
David Hamilton ... Himself - Thames TV Announcer (uncredited)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Golden Age of Ballooning

31 October 1974
The Montgolfier brothers prepare for the first balloon flight. Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam.

Graham Chapman ... Butler / Voice Over #1 / Sir Charles Dividends / King George III / Ferdinand von Zeppelin / Various

Eric Idle ... Jacques Montgolfier / Lord Interest / George III's Reader / Norwegian / Mr. Hollweg / Various

Terry Jones ... Joseph Montgolfier / Lord North / Barry Zeppelin / Mr. Tirpitz / Mrs. Helmut / Various

Michael Palin ... Plumber / Louis XIV / Voice Over #2 / Presenter / Mr. Von Bulow / Helmut / Voice Over #2 / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Dr. Hamer / Various

Carol Cleveland ... Antoinette / Various
Peter Brett
Frank Lester
Bob Raymond ... First Duke (as Bob E. Raymond)
Stenson Falke

Season 4, Episode 2: Michael Ellis

7 November 1974
A shopper tries to determine the identity of a man being paged in a bizarre department store; a poetry reading is disrupted by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Graham Chapman ... First Store Assistant / Waiter / Gladys / Old Lady / Mr. Crawley / Colonel Ewing

Terry Gilliam ... Store Assistant / Percy Bysshe Shelley / Mr. Zyndersky

Eric Idle ... Chris Quinn / John Keats

Terry Jones ... Real Store Manager / Chris's Mother / Man in Restaurant / Voice of Ant Expert / William Wordsworth / Toupee Manager / 'End of Show Department' Assistant

Michael Palin ... Second Store Assistant / Mr. Hartford / 'University of the Air' Announcer / Surgeon / Lift Woman / Queen Victoria / Mr. Bradford / Complaints Manager

Carol Cleveland ... Lady Shopper / 'Happy Ending' Girl
John Hughman ... Alfred Lord Tennyson
Suzy Mandel ... German Girl (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 3: The Light Entertainment War

14 November 1974
A parody of war includes the invasion of Norway by tutu-clad commandos and a plea to the public to treat the war seriously.

Graham Chapman ... Alex Diamond / Wingco / General / Mrs. Mock Tudor / Third Program Planner / Mansfield Vermon-Jones, Father / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Aging General / Military Defense Counsel / Security Man / Various

Eric Idle ... Rear Admiral Humphrey DeVere / Gino Agnelli / Squadron Leader / Corporal / Sapper Walters / First Program Planner / Mother / Dorian Williams / Various

Terry Jones ... First Tramp / Reverend Charlie 'Drooper Hyper-Squawk Smith / Bovril / Presiding General / Nude Organist / Mrs. Elizabeth III / Chief Program Planner / Various

Michael Palin ... Second Tramp / Len Hanky / Pilot / Colonel Fawcett / 'It's' Man / Second Program Planner / Various

Carol Cleveland ... Rebecca Vermon-Jones
Bob Raymond (as Bob E. Raymond)
Neil Innes ... Singing Airman
Marion Mould
Douglas Adams ... Dr. Emile Koning - Surgeon (uncredited)
Peter Woods ... BBC Presenter (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 4: Hamlet

21 November 1974
Hamlet undergoes psychoanalysis; eight Queen Victorias compete in the Queen Victoria handicap race; a boxing contender gets his head knocked off.

Terry Jones ... Hamlet / Dr. Bruce Genuine / Robert / First Reporter / Second Radio Announcer / Mrs. Non-Smoker / Various (voice)

Graham Chapman ... First Psychiatrist / Reporter / Father / Mrs. Smoker / Dentist / Housewife / Second Jockey / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Fourth Psychiatrist / Man Banging on Wall / Black Man / Various

Michael Palin ... Third Psychiatrist / Policeman / Mr. Gabriello / First Radio Announcer / Mrs. Gorilla / Frank Gough / Property Dealer / First Jockey / Various (voice)

Eric Idle ... Dr. Natal / Michael Charlton / Second Assistant / Mrs. Non-Gorilla / Brian MacThighbone / Various

Carol Cleveland ... Nurse / Carol / Various
Jimmy Hill ... Himself
Bob Raymond ... First Assistant / Dental Patient (as Bob E. Raymond)

Connie Booth ... Ophelia (as Constance Booth)

Season 4, Episode 5: Mr. Neutron

28 November 1974
The search for Mr. Neutron, who plans to dominate the world, stretches from a London suburb to the Yukon, and results in the destruction of earthly civilization.

Graham Chapman ... Mr. Neutron / Lumberjack / Eskimo / Various

Terry Gilliam ... Various Roles

Eric Idle ... Captain Carpenter / Mrs. Smailes / Chairman / Prime Minister / Continuity Announcer / Various

Terry Jones ... Scrap Man / Mr. Entrail / Second Eskimo / Trapper / Giuseppe / Mrs. Scum / Various

Michael Palin ... GPO Official / Mrs. Entrail / Commander / Mr. Smailes / Italian / Secretary of State / Voice of Teddy Salad / Conjurer / Various

Carol Cleveland ... Various Roles
Bob Raymond ... Real Eskimo (as Bob E. Raymond)
Douglas Adams ... Ulverston Road Pepperpot (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 6: Party Political Broadcast

5 December 1974
A spoof of British political-party broadcasts includes the finals of "the worst family in Britain" contest, a violent cricket match and a housewife who revolutionized beekeeping.

Graham Chapman ... Valerie Garibaldi / Female Fanshaw-Chumleigh / Icelandic Honey Salesman / Doctor / Sir Pratt / Voice Over #3 / Man in Studio

Terry Gilliam ... Kevin Garibaldi / Pepperpot Son / Animated Opera Singer

Eric Idle ... Radio Voice / Mrs. Garibaldi / Professor / Male Fanshaw-Chumleigh / Pepperpot Mother / Brigadier N. F. Marwood-Git (retired) / Carl Vernon / Newsreader

Terry Jones ... Mr. Garibaldi / Lady Organs / Male Fanshaw-Chumleigh / Pepperpot Dad / Mr. Williams / Mrs. What-a-long-name-this-is-hardly-worth-typing-but-never-mind-it-doesn't-come-up-again / Voice Over #2

Michael Palin ... Voice Over #1 / Ralph Garibaldi / 'Most Awful Family in Britain' (Sport) Presenter / Female Fanshaw-Chumleigh / Brian / Linkman / David Attenborough / Animated Professor / Cricket Commentator

Carol Cleveland ... Nurse / Girl's Voice
Bob Raymond ... 'Dad' (as Bob E. Raymond)
Peter Brett ... Door-to-Door Martial Arts Salesman
Neil Innes ... Hesitant guitarist

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Montreux Special

16 April 1971
Highlights of this special produced for entry in the 1971 Golden Rose of Montreux Festival include selections mainly from the second series such as "Scott of the Sahara"; the Gas Cooker sketch; the semaphore version of "Wuthering Heights"; the "Ministry of Silly Walks"; plus some new material including an exploding version of the "Blue Danube".

Graham Chapman ... Various Roles

John Cleese ... Various Roles

Eric Idle ... Various Roles

Terry Jones ... Various Roles

Michael Palin ... Various Roles

Terry Gilliam ... Various Roles

Carol Cleveland ... Various Roles
David Ballantyne ... Various Roles
Helena Clayton ... Various Roles
Daphne Davey ... Various Roles
John Hughman ... Various Roles
Stanley Mason ... Various Roles

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