A courteous murderer wins a suspended sentence by virtue of his charm; a search for Paris by way of Iceland is interrupted by a plane crash and a shipwreck. Also: how to dispose of pets before going on vacation.

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Nude Organist / Judge / Mrs. Varley / Alan Whicker #2 / Various (as Alan Whicker)
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Announcer / Prosecuting Counsel / Mrs. Premise / Head of Drama / Alan Whicker #5 / Various (as John Cleese Whicker)
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First Policeman / Superintendent / Mrs. Conclusion / Alan Whicker #4 / Various (as Graham Whicker Chapman)
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Icelandic Gent / 'It's' Man / Viking / Police Constable Pan-Am / Mrs. Sartre / Alan Whicker #3 / Various (as Alan Michael Palin Whicker)
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Michael Norman Randall / Usher / Mrs. Inference / Alan Whicker #1 / Various (as Eric Whicker Whicker Idle)
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Various (as Terry Terry Whicker Alan Gilliam)
Lyn Ashley ...
First Juror (as Mrs. Idle)
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Second Juror (as Connie Whicker Booth)
Rita Davies ...
Third Juror (as Rita Whicker Davies)
Nigel Jones ...
Various (as Nigel Whicker Jones)
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Clerk of the Court
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A courteous murderer wins a suspended sentence by virtue of his charm; a search for Paris by way of Iceland is interrupted by a plane crash and a shipwreck. Also: how to dispose of pets before going on vacation.

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Release Date:

19 October 1972 (UK)  »

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Goofs

When the real Njorl is replaced off-screen with a dummy (in preparation for a joke later in the sketch), there is a loud thud accompanying whatever the audience is laughing at off-screen, and the police officer giving testimony (Michael Palin), as well as the officers behind him, can be seen stifling their laughter. See more »

Quotes

[Erik Njorl, son of Frothgar, has just been sworn in]
Superintendent: You are hereby charged: one, that you did, on or about 1126, conspire to publicise a London Borough in the course of a BBC saga; two, that you were wilfully and persistently a foreigner; three, that you conspired to do things not normally considered illegal; four, that you were caught in possession of an offensive weapon, viz., the big brown table down at the police station...
Judge: The big brown table down at the police station?
Superintendent: The big brown ...
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Alan Whicker's name is all over the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Holy Flying Circus (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Garota de Ipanema (The Girl from Ipanema)
(uncredited)
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes
English Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Performed by Graham Chapman and John Cleese
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