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The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)

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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The concert activated a number of musicians and performers into social activism, they being Sting, Phil Collins, Eric Clapton, Midge Ure and Bob Geldof. See more »

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Reginald Prawnbaum: The worker bees, on the other hand, have a much longer...
The Crazy Interviewer: Sush!
Reginald Prawnbaum: Do you want me to stop?
The Crazy Interviewer: Yes, you were just about to say "life"... QUACK!
Reginald Prawnbaum: I wasn't!
The Crazy Interviewer: [Almost laughing] Well I'm so sorry. Please, continue.
Reginald Prawnbaum: As I was saying, the worker bees have a much longer life.
The Crazy Interviewer: QUACK!
Reginald Prawnbaum: I'm sorry! I'm sorry! It's just... you've got me rather rattled now!
The Crazy Interviewer: Ssshh.
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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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Catch The Wind
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Brilliant
16 August 2000 | by (Fayetteville, AR) – See all my reviews

Do not miss this one; it has comedy sketches from not only the pythons, but also Rowan Atkinson in top form. Also has some great Neil Innes songs. The only thing that would have made this better would be the presence of Eric Idle.


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