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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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25 June 1982 (USA)  »

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Monty Python i Hollywood  »

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SEK 3,266,795 (Sweden)
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Trivia

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Goofs

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Quotes

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Live & raw, a unique experience for any Python-fan.
7 May 2002 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

First of all; it's just amazing seeing the legendary Pythons performing the most popular sketches live, in front of a huge audience, similar to a music concert. The crowd is so into it, they seem to know the lines by heart. Still, they just love it and it makes for a very special event with a fantastic atmosphere.

My favourite sketch (and it IS hard to pick just one!) is the "Church Police" sketch. Why? Because the otherwise super-professional Pythons can't keep from laughing themselves as things go slightly wrong. Just look when Terry Jones' wig comes right off as he jumps... They crack up. I have never seen that happen before, and every time I see it I laugh so hard it hurts.

If you have never seen the TV-series before, this may not seem as all that much of a great movie. But being an almost fanatical fan of the Pythons, seeing these sketches live is a wholly enjoyable experience.

The only sad thing is that most of us never attended the bloody thing. Nonetheless, this is a must see.


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