World revolutionaries are quizzed about football scores; figures from works of art go on strike throughout galleries in England; the search continues for a cure for over-acting; Viking marauders kidnap Englishmen who ask for canned ham.

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(as Ian 'Mixed Grill' MacNaughton)

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Tobacconist / Magistrate / Karl Marx / Floor Manager / Bumpkin / Spam Waitress (as Spam Terry Jones)
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It's Man / Fireman / Alexander Yahlt / Second Journalist / Lenin / First Ypres Voiceover / Sergeant / First Critic / Venus de Milo / Radio Announcer / First Richard III / D.P. Gumby / A Historian (voice) (as Michael Spam Palin)
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The Announcer / Hungarian Citizen / Defence / Second Ypres Voice Over / Auctioneer / Armless Padre (as John Spam John Spam John Spam Cleese)
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Policeman / Che Guevara / Solomon / Major / Overacting Specialist / Mrs. Bun (as Graham Spam Spam Spam Chapman)
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Clerk / Journalist / World Forum Presenter / Jenkins / Second Critic / Second Richard III / Mr. Bun (as Eric Spam Eggs and Chips Idle)
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Mao Tse-tung / Cherub / Overacting Hamlets / Magician (voice) (as Terry Spam Sausage Spam Egg Gilliam)
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ...
Vikings (as The Fred Tomlinson Spam Egg Chips and Singers)
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World revolutionaries are quizzed about football scores; figures from works of art go on strike throughout galleries in England; the search continues for a cure for over-acting; Viking marauders kidnap Englishmen who ask for canned ham.

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15 December 1970 (UK)  »

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Trivia

During the "World Forum" sketch, one of the questions was about when Coventry City last won the FA Cup final (a soccer competition based in the United Kingdom); at the time of the episode's airing, Coventry City hadn't won any FA Cup finals. They eventually won their first FA Cup final match in 1987. See more »

Goofs

In the "World Forum" sketch, the host (Eric Idle) says that Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr won the 1959 Eurovision Song Contest with "Sing Little Birdie". They actually came second place; Dutch singer Teddy Scholten won the contest with "Een beetje". See more »

Quotes

Vikings: [singing] Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam! Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam! Lovely Spam, wonderful Spam!
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, every credit has something to do with the Spam sketch: most of the names have "Spam" in them (often more than once); the others have things like "eggs" or "sausage" in them. See more »

Connections

Referenced in QI: Eating (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Spam Song
(uncredited)
Written by Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Fred Tomlinson
Performed by The Fred Tomlinson Singers
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