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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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References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

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9 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

"Live at Aspen" reunites the five remaining Pythons (the sixth one, Graham Chapman, also "appears" in the form of his ashes - a gimmick that is both macabre and moving) on stage for the first time in about 16 years. But although it's included in the same DVD ("Monty Python Live!") with "Live at the Hollywood Bowl", it's not really a live show. It's more of a documentary / tribute. It's nice to see that the Pythons still haven't lost their bad taste and unpredictability, and their fans will no doubt enjoy the archival footage from their movies and TV shows. It's a nice tribute and a minor diversion, but I got the feeling it could (and should) have been a lot meatier. (**1/2)


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