Monty Python's Flying Circus: Season 2, Episode 8

Archaeology Today (17 Nov. 1970)

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A dissatisfied bridegroom tries to exchange his spouse; hunters pursue a terrifying mosquito; domestic problems interrupt the work of Beethoven, Shakespeare, Michelangelo and other creative geniuses.

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The Rev. Arthur Belling of St. Looney Up-The-Cream-Bun-and-Jam / Dr. Watson / Party Host / Hank Spim / Mrs. Thing / Mrs. Beethoven
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Sir Robert Eversley / Referee / Mrs. Dreary Fat Boring Old Git / 'Mosquito Hunters' Narrator / Ludwig van Beethoven
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BBC Announcer / Absent-Minded Woman / Registrar / Registrar's Customer / Roy Spim / First Poofy Judge / Mrs. Entity / William Shakespeare
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Professor Lucien Kastner / Sir Robert Eversley's Singing Voice / Man in Registrar's Office / A Sniveling Little Rat-Faced Git / Michelangelo (singing voice)
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Archaeology Today Interviewer / Doctor / John Stokes / Second Poofy Judge / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Colin Mozart
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Animated Archaeologists / Boxer / 'Eggs Diamond' Narrator / Spiny Norman
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Danielle / Norah Jane Stokes / Nun
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A dissatisfied bridegroom tries to exchange his spouse; hunters pursue a terrifying mosquito; domestic problems interrupt the work of Beethoven, Shakespeare, Michelangelo and other creative geniuses.

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During the archaeological dig musical number, John Cleese's singing is dubbed with Terry Jones singing voice. See more »

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High Court Judge #1: Ooh I've 'ad such a morning in the High court. I could stamp me little feet the way those QCs carry on.
High Court Judge #2: Don't I know it love.
High Court Judge #1: Objection 'ere, objection there. And that nice policeman giving his evidence so well, lovely speaking voice. Anyway, in the end I just banged me little gavel.
High Court Judge #2: You what love?
High Court Judge #1: I banged me gavel. Did the 'ole silence in court bit. Ooh if looks could kill that prosecuting counsel would be in for 30 years. How did your summing up go?
High Court Judge #2: I was quite pleased actually. I tried me ...
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