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Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python (1989)

Sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)".

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Steve Martin presents selected sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)". It's the well known sketches, though the parrot sketch is not included. Steve Martin has some funny comments on the Pythons. Written by Kynde

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The Pythons had recorded a new sketch with Steve Martin where they all played schoolboys asking Martin questions. It would turn out to be the last time Graham Chapman performed before his death a month after shooting. The sketch was cut before transmission and is now believed to be lost. See more »

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Steve: Good evening. In the late 1960s, a comic force emerged which was so original, so zany, so fabulously different that many people felt that the world of entertainment had been changed forever. Intelligent - some would even say intellectual, yet massively popular. Subtle, but also simple. Dangerous but warm; visual but still enormously literate. Big-hearted, generous, anarchic, and above all, funny. Brilliantly funny. But enough about me. What about this "Monty Python" crowd? Well, ...
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Not the Norwegian blue
6 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The night before the Pythons celebrated their 20th anniversary of their first television shows, Graham Chapman died after a long illness.

Steve Martin, a fan gives a deadpan commentary to this celebration of all things Python.

Its an excuse for us to see clips of the Python shows. Dead Parrot sketch excluded.

Monty Python which debuted on BBC1 launched a new type of absurd, surrealist comedy and its been heavily influential on both sides of the Atlantic. The final scene leaves us with all of the team trapped in a cupboard, Chapman included.


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