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

TV Special  |   |  Comedy
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 756 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

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

Director:

Writers:

(sketches), (sketches), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 339 titles
created 28 Sep 2012
 
a list of 1095 titles
created 07 Jun 2013
 
a list of 167 titles
created 28 Jun 2014
 
a list of 119 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

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

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python (1989– ) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A comic oratorio inspired by Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) filmed at its only European performance at the Royal Albert Hall in October 2009 to celebrate 40 years of Monty Python.

Director: Aubrey Powell
Stars: Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Britain's top comedians pay tribute to the iconic series, Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Stars: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, John Cleese
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
Jabberwocky (1977)
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Two parts Monty Python German television comedy specials.

Director: Ian MacNaughton
Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Several contemporary British comedians discuss the early work of Monty Python.

Director: Rachael Griffiths
Stars: Tom Binns, Neil Innes, Kevin McCarthy
How to Irritate People (TV Movie 1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In this mock-documentary, John Cleese narrates a series of sketches on irritation -- types and techniques. Included are parents irritating their children, old ladies irritating movie-goers ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Fordyce
Stars: John Cleese, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graham Chapman
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam
Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Paul Miller
Stars: Robert Klein, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever.

Directors: Eric Idle, Aubrey Powell
Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Series of new sketches performed by the Monty Python team, linking programmes to celebrate their 30th anniversary.

Directors: Terry Jones, Elaine Shepherd
Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Ari Golan
Stars: Peter Crabbe, Samantha Harris, Eric Idle
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Himself - Host
...
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
...
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
...
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
...
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
...
Himself / Various Roles (archive footage)
...
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
...
Various roles (archive footage)
...
Various roles (archive footage)
Basil Tang ...
Himself (archive footage)
Marjorie Wilde ...
Herself (archive footage)
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ...
Themselves (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 November 1989 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Allt utom papegojsketchen  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
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, ...
See more »

Crazy Credits

Steve Martin Presents A Steve Martin film Steve Martin is Steve Martin in Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python Steve Martin See more »

Connections

Referenced in Death Becomes Her (1992) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Monty Python Live, Part II: Not Exactly Live
10 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I suppose if you see this compilation as a stand-alone feature, you'll probably find it good enough. But I saw it as part of the 2-disc "Monty Python Live!" DVD edition (and this comment is meant ONLY for those who see it this way), and although it has some funny moments ("nobody ever expects the Spanish Inquisition!"), it is largely a waste of time. For one thing, you can see all these sketches elsewhere. For another, you can see many of them on the SAME DVD PACK. And for another, most of the best sketches ("The Argument", "Lumberjack's Song", "World Forum") are infinitely better executed in "Live at the Hollywood Bowl" (which is included on the other disc). If anything, this film helps you gain a greater appreciation of that film, and of how much experience improved the Pythons over the years. This disc also includes the first "German Episode", which is alternately brilliant (with some of Terry Gilliam's best animation) and labored, and mostly of historical interest.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?