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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

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Cast overview:
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Barber #2 / Colin 'Bomber' Harris / Servant / Inspector / The Colonel / Yorkshireman #2 / Abuser / Lecturer / A humble woodcutter / Son / Mountie
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Barber #1 / Boxing commentator / The Pope / Silly Olympiad commentator #1 / Mr. Teabag / Lenin / Albatross vendor / Mr. Barnard / Man in white suit / Little Red Riding Hood / Church policeman / Mountie
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Barber #3 / Mao Zedong / Constable Parrot / I've got two legs singer / Demonstrator #3 / Man with beans / Mountie
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Michelangelo / Bruce #1 / Judge #1 / 'World Forum' Host / Arthur Nudge / Yorkshireman #1 / Mr. Smoketoomuch / Husband / Lumberjack
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Barber #4 / Referee / Anti-rasicism singer / Silly olympiad commentator #2 / Karl Marx / Mr. Hilton / Man with hat / Yorkshireman #3 / Demonstrator #2 / Wife / Mountie
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Emcee / Bruce #2 / Applicant / Judge #2 / Che Guevara / Soccer commentator / Yorkshireman #4 / Argument customer / Mr. Bounder / Demonstrator #1 / Storyteller / Detective-Parson / Mountie
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Bruce #3 / Carl Weetabix / Idiot / Detective-Other
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A collection of skits that made the Python troup famous, performed live at the Hollywood Bowl. Included are the singing philosophers, lumberjacks, the pope, and a suspiciously-male looking seabird vendor. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Never before in the history of human civilization has there been a movie called "Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl"


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25 June 1982 (USA)  »

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SEK 3,266,795 (Sweden)
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Trivia

The Pope/Michelangelo sketch is based on a historical incident. The Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese really did paint a "Last Supper" with extraneous contemporary elements. The Inquisition investigated and advised him to remove those elements. Instead, he really did just rename it - to "Feast in the House of Levi." See more »

Goofs

Che Guevara is referred to as "the Bolivian guerrilla leader". While he traveled extensively in Bolivia, he's originally from Argentina. See more »

Quotes

First Bruce: We find your American beer like making love in a canoe. It's fucking close to water.
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Crazy Credits

In the beginning credits, though announced as "super alphabetically", the names of Neil Innes and Carol Cleveland are shown in this order. See more »

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Referenced in 30 Rock: Generalissimo (2009) See more »

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I've Got Two Legs
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Surprisingly good for a filmed stage show
20 January 1999 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Many of my favourites were here (including the classic travel agent sketch: "Kellogg's Bornflakes"). But many of my favourites were also in And Now For Something Completely Different, and I didn't really like that. Something about the live atmosphere made this work, the fits of giggles adding to the occasion, not detracting from it. Best of all was the brand new stuff - the Silly Olympics, the History of Slapstick etc. I wish I was there.


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