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A University of Woolamaloo philosophy-department meeting---the members of which are all named Bruce; an exploding penguin; a radio version of "The Death of Mary Queen of Scots." Also: advice on how to pick up a cosmetic surgeon.

Director:

Ian MacNaughton

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Graham Chapman ... Second Bruce / Raymond Luxury Yacht / Mr. Irrelevant / First Pepperpot / Son / Inspector Zatapathique
John Cleese ... The Announcer / Fourth Bruce / Professor Sir Adrian Furrows / Second Pepperpot / Doctor
Eric Idle ... First Bruce / Man with Porter's Cap / Rita Fairbanks / Eurovision Girl
Terry Jones ... Michael Baldwin / Norman St. John Polevaulter / Mrs. Turpin / Shakespearean Character / TV Announcer / Sgt. Duckie
Michael Palin ... It's Man / Third Bruce / Interviewer with a hook for a hand / Vicar / Inspector Muffin the Mule
Terry Gilliam ... Killer Cars' and 'Killer Cats Narrator
Carol Cleveland ... Mrs. Irrelevant / Mother
The Fred Tomlinson Singers The Fred Tomlinson Singers ... Police Choir
Vincent Wong Vincent Wong ... Mr. Kamikaze
Roy Gunson Roy Gunson
Alexander Curry Alexander Curry ... Various
Ralph Wood Ralph Wood
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A University of Woolamaloo philosophy-department meeting---the members of which are all named Bruce; an exploding penguin; a radio version of "The Death of Mary Queen of Scots." Also: advice on how to pick up a cosmetic surgeon.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14
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Release Date:

24 November 1970 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

Monty Python was one of the earliest comedy programs to satirize Margret Thatcher by saying her brain was at her knee. At the time Margaret Thatcher was a Member of Parliment. Her Priministership was 9 years away at the time of the airing of this episode. See more »

Goofs

During the Exploding Penguin sketch, Graham Chapman is heard quietly singing "Jeanie with the light brown hair" but his mouth doesn't match the words while the subtitles has the words from "the girl from Ipanema" song. See more »

Quotes

The Announcer: [while stroking a pig] And so on and so on and so on. And now...
[Cut to picture of Pope Paul VI]
Voice-over: [with superimposed arrow pointing above the head] Number seventeen - the top of the head.
[Cut to picture of a waist with a feather sticking out]
Voice-over: [with superimposed arrow pointing at feather] Number eighteen - the feather... rare.
[Cut to profile of Raymond Luxury-Yacht, from next sketch, who has an enormous false polystyrene nose]
Voice-over: [with superimposed arrow pointing at false nose] Number nineteen - the ...
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Connections

Featured in That's Showbusiness: Episode #6.11 (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
(uncredited)
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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