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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

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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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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

Marks the first occasion where Python fan favorite 'Sit on my Face' was performed live. See more »

Goofs

In the German philosophers' soccer team there's Ludwig Wittgenstein, who is actually Austrian. See more »

Quotes

Flying minstrel: I've got two legs, from my hips to the ground / And when I move them, they walk around / And when I lift them, they climb the stairs / And when I shave them, they ain't got hairs.
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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 Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

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I'm the Urban Spaceman
Written by Neil Innes
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Inevitably uneven, but in its best moments brilliant
8 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I consider the Pythons to be one of the best comedy groups that ever appeared on the screen, perhaps even THE best (it's either them or the Marx Brothers). If you agree even partially, you should not miss "Live at the Hollywood Bowl". Irreverence and surrealism in abundance - as you would expect from the Python guys at their best. Sure, devoted fans have probably seen many of these sketches before, but that won't stop them from enjoying them again - it certainly didn't stop the live audience at the time. There are some slow spots and the picture quality is fairly poor (as the show was videotaped and then transferred to film), but how can you say anything bad about a film that has you crying from too much laughter at least twice? ("What? Only one Christ?") (***)


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