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Monty Python's Flying Circus ()


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  • TV-14
  • 30min
  • Comedy
  • TV Series



The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

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  Various / ... (46 episodes, 1969-1974)
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  Various / ... (46 episodes, 1969-1974)
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  Various / ... (46 episodes, 1969-1974)
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  It's Man / ... (46 episodes, 1969-1974)
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  Various / ... (unknown episodes)
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  Announcer / ... (40 episodes, 1969-1973)
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  Various / ... (34 episodes, 1969-1974)
Ian Davidson ...
  Algy Braithwaite / ... (8 episodes, 1969-1970)
John Hughman ...
  Alfred Lord Tennyson / ... (8 episodes, 1970-1974)
The Fred Tomlinson Singers ...
  Amantillado Chorus / ... (7 episodes, 1969-1973)
Bob Raymond ...
  'Dad' / ... (6 episodes, 1974)
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  Animated Mother / ... (6 episodes, 1969-1974)
Lyn Ashley ...
  Algon Girl / ... (5 episodes, 1970-1972)
Rita Davies ...
  Argument Secretary / ... (4 episodes, 1969-1972)
Stanley Mason ...
  Clapper Man / ... (4 episodes, 1970-1971)
David Ballantyne ...
  Ivan the Terrible / ... (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
Donna Reading ...
  Girl in Bikini with Its Man / ... (3 episodes, 1969)
Peter Brett ...
  Door-to-Door Martial Arts Salesman (2 episodes, 1974)
Maureen Flanagan ...
  Anona Winn / ... (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Katya Wyeth ...
  Elsie / ... (2 episodes, 1969)
Frank Lester ...
  The Late Professor Thynne (2 episodes, 1972-1974)
Daphne Davey ...
  Mrs. Two-lumps / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
Neil Innes ...
  Hesitant guitarist / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
Dick Vosburgh ...
  Van der Berg (1 episode, 1969)
Sandra Richards ...
  'Semprini' Girl / ... (1 episode, 1970)
Julia Breck ...
  Puss In Boots / ... (1 episode, 1972)
Nicki Howorth ...
  Miss Bladder (1 episode, 1972)
Jimmy Hill ...
  Himself (1 episode, 1974)
Barry Cryer ...
  Herman Rodrigues (1 episode, 1969)
Jeannette Wild ...
  Second Secretary (1 episode, 1970)
Marjorie Wilde ...
  Dear Old Lady (1 episode, 1970)
Marie Anderson ...
  Girl interviewing the announcer (1 episode, 1972)
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  Mary (1 episode, 1973)
Nosher Powell ...
  Jack Bodell (1 episode, 1973)
Carolae Donoghue ...
  Vera's Husband's Mistress (1 episode, 1969)
Vincent Wong ...
  Mr. Kamikaze (1 episode, 1970)
Helena Clayton ...
  Various Roles (1 episode, 1971)
Nigel Jones ...
  Various (1 episode, 1972)
Roy Gunson
  (1 episode, 1970)
Stenson Falke
  (1 episode, 1974)
Alexander Curry ...
  Various (1 episode, 1970)
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  Maurice, Clerk of the Court (1 episode, 1972)
Ralph Wood
  (1 episode, 1970)
Rosalind Bailey ...
  Elizabethan Girl (1 episode, 1972)
John Tomiczek ...
  Autograph Hunter (1 episode, 1972)
Marion Mould
  (1 episode, 1974)
Sheila Sands ...
  Stripper / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1969)
Richard Baker ...
  Himself - BBC News Anchor (uncredited) (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
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  Dr. Emile Koning - Surgeon / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1974)
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  Harrassed Woman (uncredited) (1 episode, 1969)

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Plot Summary

The irreverent Monty Python comedy troupe present a series of skits which are often surreal, bawdy, uncompromising and/or tasteless, but nearly always hilarious. Written by Murray Chapman

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Taglines And now for something completely digital... See more »
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Also Known As
  • Owl-Stretching Time (United Kingdom)
  • Gwen Dibley's Flying Circus (United Kingdom)
  • Monty Python (United Kingdom)
  • Leteći cirkus Montyja Pythona (Croatia)
  • Monty Pythons flygende sirkus (Norway)
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  • 30 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The phrase "And now for something completely different" is taken from a real phrase often used by the BBC during their TV and radio broadcasts. See more »
Movie Connections Alternate-language version of Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972). See more »
Soundtracks The Liberty Bell See more »
Crazy Credits Episode 41 "Michael Ellis" begins with the opening theme song, followed by a screen that says "THE END," followed by the end credits, and then the show begins. This was to allow the unusual ending of that particular episode which would have been ruined by the closing credits. See more »
Quotes BBC Announcer: We interrupt this program to annoy you and make things generally irritating.
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