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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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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BBC Voiceover: And now, a plea for sanity by the Reverend Arthur Belling.
Rev. Arthur Belling: [Cut to studio. A vicar sitting facing camera. He has an axe in his head] You know, there are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives. It is up to people like you and me who are out of our tiny little minds to try and help these people overcome their sanity. You can start in small ways with ping-pong ball eyes and a funny ...
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