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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

Although the Pythons had released two feature films of all original material by this point in time, no material from either of them is used or performed here. It is rather surprising that no songs from Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) were performed, as Neil Innes, who is featured prominently here, wrote that film's songs. 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

The opening titles also feature a parody of the MGM logo, with a frog instead of a lion, complete with the "ars gratia artis" (art for art's sake) inscription. See more »

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Referenced in Edición Especial Coleccionista: Hook (2010) See more »

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I've Got Two Legs
Written by Terry Gilliam
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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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