A program called "Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror," featuring a man who speaks exclusively in anagrams; a timorous TV announcer, before and after he undergoes psychiatric treatment; the employment of "pantomime horses."

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Ian MacNaughton
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Episode cast overview:
Graham Chapman ... RSM / Looney (as Hamrag Rachman)
John Cleese ... The Announcer / Game Show Presenter / City Gent / 'Life and Death Struggles' Narrator / Voice Over / Jack (as John Ecles)
Eric Idle ... Hamrag Yatlerot / Mr. Man / Adrian (as Rice Lied)
Terry Jones ... The Nude Organist / Mrs. Scab / Mr. Ford / Mr. Horton (as Torn Jersey [5.5])
Michael Palin ... Interviewer / It's Man / Mongol / Mr. Horton's Boss / Mr. Orbiter-5 / Dick (as Michael Lapin)
Terry Gilliam ... Animation Voices (as Marty Rigelli)
Carol Cleveland ... Joe-jums / Simone
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A program called "Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror," featuring a man who speaks exclusively in anagrams; a timorous TV announcer, before and after he undergoes psychiatric treatment; the employment of "pantomime horses."

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Bols is one of the oldest and most popular Dutch distilleries, known for producing Genever, a neutral spirit that is related to gin. See more »

Goofs

During the "Merchant Banker" sketch, a crew member's head is visible when Terry Jones falls through the trapdoor. See more »

Quotes

Merchant Banker: [on phone] Hello? Ah, Mr. Victim, yes, I'm glad to say I've got the go-ahead to lend you the money you require, yes. Uh, we will, of course, need as security the deeds to your house, of your aunt's house, of your second cousin's house, of your wife's parents' house, and of your granny's bungalow - and we will, in addition, need a controlling interest in your new company, uh, unrestricted access to your private bank account, the deposit into our vaults of your three children as hostages, and a ...
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Crazy Credits

Since this episode opens with a sketch related to anagrams, the show is listed in the opening and closing titles as "Tony M. Nyphot's Flying Risccu". The closing titles further elaborate on this gag and are completely written in anagrams. See more »

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Spoofs Dr. No (1962) See more »

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The Devil's Galop
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Written by Charles Williams
Performed by Charles Williams and His Orchestra
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Release Date:

9 November 1972 (UK) See more »

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