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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.
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Second Barber / Colin 'Bomber' Harris / Pope's Servant / Abe Seagull / Silly Walker / Inspector Praline / The Colonel / Nobby Hegel / Second Yorkshireman / Abuser / Lecturer / A humble woodcutter / Son / Mountie
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Third Barber / Mao Zedong / Constable Parrot / Kant / I've got two legs singer / Demonstrator #3 / Man with beans / Mountie
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Neil Innes ...
Second Bruce / 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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Trivia

Some changes were made to the sketches for this venue. The line in "Nudge, Nudge" about Terry Jones's wife were changed to say she was from "Glenndale, California." Obscenities that were forbidden on TV were used freely in many cases, and potentially confusing Anglicisms were altered ("dustman" became "garbageman" and so on). See more »

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

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First Bruce: They're a typical Hollywood audience. All the kids are on drugs and all the adults are on roller skates.
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At the very end of the film, the giant video screen changes from showing "The End" to "PISS OFF" which flashes repeatedly on the screen. See more »

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Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Never Be Rude To an Arab
Written by Terry Jones
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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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