A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while ... See full summary »
From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced. Often ridiculous but never serious, we learn the truth behind the Roman Emperor, we learn what REALLY happened at the Last Supper, the circumstances that surrounded the French Revolution, how to test eunuchs, and what kind of shoes the Spanish Inquisitor wore. Written by
Murray Chapman <email@example.com>
When the Roman soldiers arrive to present Cesar with the spoils of war, a fanfare sounds. However when the shot cuts to the soldiers entering, the heralds (trumpeters) are just starting to bring their horns up to play them. See more »
Don't cry, my dear. I may not have been born a king, or lived like a king. But at least I can die like a king!
[He strides to the guillotine with dignity]
Your Majesty, do you require a blindfold?
Have you any last request?
Test the guillotine!
[Another executioner triggers the guillotine; the blade comes down and chops the head off a wooden dummy]
*Holy shit!* Uh, wait! Wait! Last request! I have a last request!
What is your last request?
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Last shot of the film shows a wagon riding off into the horizon with a mountain carved into the words "THE END" in the background. See more »
This was actually a lot better than I expected. I'm more from a Monty Python humor background and some of the Mel Brooks humor is pretty campy and dated in a Marx Bros sense but it was still pretty darn good. It's hard not to like a guy who turns the Spanish Inquisition into a musical. I guess there's something for everyone to like (and be offended by).
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