The birth of Monty Python. Join members as they tell the tale of how their lives and careers began Post-WWII to the culmination of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Interviews with Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, and Eric Idle.
A shepherd muses about sheep nesting in trees; the commercial viability of ovine aviation; profiles of men who lead double lives as mice; a playwright clashes with his coal-miner son; a wrestling match over the existence of God.
Sketches include: a German composer with an extraordinarily long name; crooks plan an elaborate scheme to buy a watch; a chocolate-company owner markets "Crunchy Frog."
Eric Idle returns as host with musical guests Alan Price (Poor People, In Times Like These) and Neil Innes (Cheese and Onions and Shangri-La).
Eric Idle/Alan Price & Neil Innes - April 23, 1977: Eric Idle returns as host with musical guests Alan Price and Neil Innes.
Eric Idle returns as host with musical guests Alan Price and Neil Innes.
Eric Idle returns as host with musical guests Alan Price ("Poor People", "In Times Like These") and Neil Innes ("Cheese and Onions" and "Shangri-La").
Hamlet undergoes psychoanalysis; eight Queen Victorias compete in the Queen Victoria handicap race; a boxing contender gets his head knocked off.
A spoof of British political-party broadcasts includes the finals of "the worst family in Britain" contest, a violent cricket match and a housewife who revolutionized beekeeping.
A shopper tries to determine the identity of a man being paged in a bizarre department store; a poetry reading is disrupted by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
The Montgolfier brothers prepare for the first balloon flight. Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam.
A parody of war includes the invasion of Norway by tutu-clad commandos and a plea to the public to treat the war seriously.
The search for Mr. Neutron, who plans to dominate the world, stretches from a London suburb to the Yukon, and results in the destruction of earthly civilization.
A couple investigate the cultural similarities between two London districts, seven miles apart; schoolboys' extracurricular activities are examined; a TV farming club comments on Tchaikovsky.
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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