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Monty Python's Flying Circus: Live at Aspen (1998)

Monty pythons flying circus is a funny live show based on the TVs series monty Python and the flying circus.

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Monty pythons flying circus is a funny live show based on the TVs series monty Python and the flying circus.

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This documentary is featured on the 2-disc DVD entitled "Monty Python Live!" See more »

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The host of the show claims that Monty Python made four movies (And Now for Something Completely Different, Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Meaning of Life). They actually made five movies; he forgot about the Hollywood Bowl live film. See more »

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John Cleese: [on how they came up with the name] Someone shouted out Python and then someone else shouted out Monty which made us all laugh because Monty to us means Lord Montgomery, our general from the second world war.
Terry Jones: Oh I see!
Michael Palin: I thought it was Monty Sunshine the jazz player.
Terry Jones: Yes, Monty Sunshine the jazz clarinetist.
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Features Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972) See more »

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24 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

HBO special. Although billed as an awards ceremony, it's mostly a retrospective of their past work with a couple of great new little bits that remind the viewer that their humor, intelligence, and bad taste still haven't changed much through the years. All of the Pythons are there (including Graham Chapman in powdered form), and is MC'd by a surprisingly un-annoying Robert Klein. Memories of the group's past are interspersed with bits from the Flying Circus show and their movies (except for Life of Brian, which is curiously censored due to legal reasons), along with a couple of contrived - but funny - new bits to spice things up. We've seen most of this stuff before, but it still brings a smile to the face nonetheless. Flashes of the audience center mostly on the previous cast of Cheers (why? who knows). All in all, a funny and enjoyable way to blow an hour.


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