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Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1971)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy  |  6 October 1973 (UK)
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Woman with Umbrella / First Frenchman / Famous Berlin Specialist / Vampire / Nurse in The Merchant of Venice / A Humble Woodcutter / Rapist / Martin Anthill / Lunais / Mrs.Mund / Undertaker / Mountie Chorus / Golden Post Customer / Attendant
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Professor / Fourth Frenchman / Little Red Riding Hood / Pirelli / Stake Your Claim Presenter / Mountie Chorus / Golden Post Head Waiter / Attendant
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Torch Runner / Farmer with dog / Shakespearean Expert / Woodcutter's Wife / Rapist / Abe Seagull / Sven Bordlander / Lunais' Mother / Albrecht Dürer / Golden Post Waiter
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Albrecht Dürer Singer / First Frenchman / Hitchhiker / Heinz the Stuttgart Rapist / Man with Fez / Kwame M'Boko / Pirelli's Mother / Mr.Hase / Undertaker / Mountie Chorus / Ceremonial Menu Waiter / Nobleman
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Third Bruce / Second Frenchman / Rapist / Ian McKellan / Herr Schultz / Undertaker / Lumberjack / Golden Post Waiter / Chairman
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Various roles (as Conny Booth)
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The first special (which the Pythons performed in German) has also been called "Monty Python in Deutschland". The second special (which they performed in English) was referred to in contemporary guides, at the time of its original British airing, with the subtitle "Schnapps with Everything". See more »

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not quite as good as the British versions but well worth seeing
11 January 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I am a total GEEK and must admit that have seen just about everything done by the Pythons--including these German episodes (done either in German language or subtitled). And, because I am such a geek, I loved them. BUT, to someone unfamiliar with the team, I don't recommend this until you've seen their other work first. For example, the one episode that consisted mostly of a long fairy tale was very dry and not filled with the outrageous laughs of many of their other episodes--though it was great seeing John Cleese as Red Riding Hood. I also LIKED watching the travelers in Germany being abused (slapping them with fish, etc.) but I realize that this might not be everyone's cup of tea. You won't find as big a laughs as the Parrot Sketch in this batch but a few of their classic bits are reprised (The Lumberjack skit) along with new material.


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