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

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

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Robert Klein: You were six and of course, Graham Chapman passed away in 1989. He would have loved this.
Terry Jones: He would have.
John Cleese: But he's dead.
Michael Palin: He is no more.
Terry Gilliam: Stone dead!
Michael Palin: He is no more. Ceased to be.
John Cleese: Stone fucking dead.
Michael Palin: Fucking dead.
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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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