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Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century 

Confuse-a-Cat, The Smuggler, A Duck, a Cat and a Lizard (Discussion), Vox Pops on Smuggling, Police Raid, Letters on Vox Pops, Newsreader Arrested, Erotic Film, Cartoon - Charles Fatless, ... See full summary »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Graham Chapman ... Vet / Police Constable Henry Thatcher / David Thomas (Stig in the shooting script)
John Cleese ... Voice Over / General / Officer / A man in the street / Vox pop interviewer / Shouting man with handkerchief on his head / Brigadier Arthur Gormanstrop (Mrs.) / Silly Job Interviewer / Woman who is offered a burglary
Eric Idle ... Vicar / Pepperpot / Sandy Camp / Boxer / Arrested Newsreader / Encyclopedia salesman (burglar)
Terry Jones ... Mrs. B / Chairman / Man on a roof / Woman journalist
Michael Palin ... It's Man / Mr. A / Sergeant / Clock smuggler / Man who forgot the question / Boy Scout / Bevis / Head of the Careers Advisory Board
Carol Cleveland ... French Au Pair / Woman with glasses / E.B. Debenham (Mrs.) / Dora
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Confuse-a-Cat, The Smuggler, A Duck, a Cat and a Lizard (Discussion), Vox Pops on Smuggling, Police Raid, Letters on Vox Pops, Newsreader Arrested, Erotic Film, Cartoon - Charles Fatless, Silly Job Interview, Careers Advisory Board, Burglar/Encyclopaedia Salesman Written by Tobias

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french | lizard | duck | smuggler | cat | See All (53) »

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Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1969 (UK) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The sketch in which John Cleese humiliates Graham Chapman while interviewing him for a job was originally written for and performed on 'How To Irritate People,' a special written by Cleese and Chapman and staring Cleese with Chapman, Michael Palin and Tim Brooke-Taylor. See more »

Quotes

Head of the Careers Advisory Board: That man was a successful encyclopedia salesman. But not all encyclopedia salesmen are successful. Here is an unsuccessful encyclopedia salesman.
[a body falls out of an office building window and plummets to the ground]
Head of the Careers Advisory Board: Now here are two unsuccessful encyclopedia salesmen.
[This time, two bodies fall out the window and plummet to the ground]
Head of the Careers Advisory Board: I think there's a lesson there for all of us.
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Action Station
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Music by David Lindup
Performed by the European Sound Stage Orchestra
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