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

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John Cleese: I hid in his room once. We got in from filming in Jersey and I was in the first car and they gave the key and I went up and I said it wasn't for my room it was for Michael's which was next door. So unlocked his door and I got the key and I thought I could take advantage of this so I went into his room and put the lights on and took a look around and there was a dressing table in the corner. So I got behind it and um, having turned the lights off, Michael came in...
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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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