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The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)

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The film of an on-stage charity benefit for Amnesty International. The show includes comedy skits by the members of Monty Python, as well as noted comedians Peter Cook, Rowan Atkinson, and ... See full summary »

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The film of an on-stage charity benefit for Amnesty International. The show includes comedy skits by the members of Monty Python, as well as noted comedians Peter Cook, Rowan Atkinson, and others. The show also includes musical numbers by Eric Clapton, Sting, Donovan and Bob Geldof. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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O horos tou xefonimenou mystikou batsou  »

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It is often considered the second film in the concert series after The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979). But in fact it is the fourth, as the first two films were not titled with any words from the phrase "Secret Policeman's Ball". The first two movies were made for television, they were Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1976) and The Mermaid Frolics (1977). The movie though is the second film in the theatrical release titles, but The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979) was actually also made for TV, but got theatrically released in other territories. See more »

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Reginald Prawnbaum: [Rolling his eyes] While the worker bees...
The Crazy Interviewer: Ssshh.
Reginald Prawnbaum: ...fly from flower to flower...
The Crazy Interviewer: Ssshh.
Reginald Prawnbaum: ...collecting...
The Crazy Interviewer: Ssshh.
Reginald Prawnbaum: ...the...
The Crazy Interviewer: Ssshh.
[Long pause. Prawnbaum prepares to say the word, and notices the Interviewer preparing to make the noise again]
Reginald Prawnbaum: ...pollen.
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Crazy Credits

In the version that has segments from the first and second shows, Michael Palin interrupts the credits to sell various "Secret Policeman's" products to the viewer (profits going to Amnesty International). See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Olivia Newton-John (1982) See more »

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Funny show with a funny name!
2 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is really good stuff! If you feel like laughing a bit, ok then, a lot, well, actually until you almost choke... this is the thing for you to watch!

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball consists of many very different sketches performed by various comedians, i.e the Pythons, and other celebrities. It really is hilarious. But then again what could you expect from a show with that name?!


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