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: [in German] Why did you decide to do TV episodes in German?
John Cleese: [in German] What an asinine question. Could we please get to the clip? I need to use the restroom.
Eric Idle: [in German] Yes, and I would like some Chinese take out - and Spam.
Michael Palin: [in German] I can kill a bat with an egg spoon.
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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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