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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Cast

Episode cast overview:
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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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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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17 November 1970 (UK)  »

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

Quotes

BBC Announcer: [BBC1 World symbol appears] Here is a preview of some of the programmes you'll be able to see coming shortly on BBC Television. To kick off with there's variety...
[cut to still picture of Peter West and Brian Johnston]
BBC Announcer: Peter West and Brian Johnston star in "Rain Stopped Play", a whacky new comedy series about the gay exploits of two television cricket commentators
[cut to photo of E. W. Swanton]
BBC Announcer: with E. W. Swanton as Aggie the kooky Scots maid. For those of you who don't like variety, there's ...
[...]
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References Flaming Star (1960) See more »

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I'm the Man Who Found the Lost Chord
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Written by Earl K. Brent and Jimmy Durante
Performed by Jimmy Durante
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