History Creator / MichaelPalin

24th Dec '16 12:23:03 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Around the World in Eighty Days'' (1989), re-creating, fairly closely, [[AroundTheWorldInEightyDays Phileas Fogg's fictional journey around the world]]. Was completed with a few hours to spare.

to:

* ''Around the World in Eighty Days'' (1989), re-creating, fairly closely, [[AroundTheWorldInEightyDays [[Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays Phileas Fogg's fictional journey around the world]]. Was completed with a few hours to spare.
4th Dec '16 1:41:38 AM Xtifr
Is there an issue? Send a Message


'''Michael Palin''' CBE FRGS (born 1943) is an English comedian, character actor and author, most famous for being one of the members of Creator/MontyPython.

to:

'''Michael Palin''' Michael Palin CBE FRGS (born 1943) is an English comedian, character actor and author, most famous for being one of the members of Creator/MontyPython.
9th Sep '16 9:53:04 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* XMeetsY: A rural Indian coal mine in ''Himalaya'', with an old tank engine still pulling coal cars, is described as "''Film/ApocalypseNow'' meets ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine''".
9th Sep '16 9:52:52 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheRomanEmpire: Palin visits Roman ruins in both Libya and Tunisia in ''Sahara''. His little treatise on Roman toilet habits is a highlight.
** In the first episode of ''New Europe'' he sees a castle, first used by the Roman emperor Diocletian, still in use today.



* WorldWarII: In ''Sahara'' Palin hooks up with a British veteran's tour of the war in North Africa.
21st Aug '16 10:28:50 PM mlsmithca
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* StiffUpperLip: Michael Palin attempts to keep one as much as possible, whatever the obstacles that he faces. He does slip up on occasion (when his ship from Suez to Jeddah gets canceled in "80 Days," for instance)
*** Additionally, vast improvements have been made in rail connections and speed in Europe and Asia since the series was made.

to:

* StiffUpperLip: Michael Palin attempts to keep one as much as possible, whatever the obstacles that he faces. He does slip up on occasion (when his ship from Suez to Jeddah gets canceled in "80 Days," for instance)
*** Additionally, vast improvements have been made in rail connections and speed in Europe and Asia since the series was made.
instance).
8th Jul '16 7:54:31 PM Shoebox
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ThrowItIn: ''Around the World in Eighty Days'' was supposed to be six episodes. Palin and his crew got so much material out of his dhow journey from Dubai to India that they built a whole extra episode out of it.
8th Jul '16 7:52:56 PM Shoebox
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TechnologyMarchesOn
** Works for and against Palin in ''80 Days''
** Email and the Internet would have made some of Palin's travel problems, like his difficulties finding a way from Suez to India, a lot easier.
** On the other hand, Palin notes that air travel has made passenger trains and boats obsolete in many parts of the world, meaning that in some places, he has fewer travel options than Fogg did. For his ride across the Pacific, Palin has to hitch a ride on a freighter, because there are no cross-Pacific passenger ships any more.
** On the other other hand, that freighter Palin hitched a ride on was quite a bit faster than Fogg's passenger ship and allowed him to make up all his lost time. And he was able to go through China by train, which Fogg couldn't do.
8th Jul '16 7:49:15 PM Shoebox
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* NiceGuy: He loathes the title, considering it personally and creatively patronizing... but by everyone else's accounts it's entirely accurate. The other Pythons consider him the most easy-going and mild-mannered of their number; in fact, Monty Python as we know it came about lsrgely because John Cleese enjoyed working with Palin so much that he lobbied for Palin's group (the rest of the Pythons) to join him and Graham Chapman at the BBC. Of course, this makes the times when he gets angry and vicious (such as in ''Brazil'' or ''A Fish Called Wanda'') even more jarring. Or, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6w6cCWHHc when you compare him to Judas]], although in that instance it was more a case of TranquilFury meets DeadpanSnarker meets BewareTheNiceOnes.

to:

* NiceGuy: He loathes the title, considering it personally and creatively patronizing... but by everyone else's accounts it's entirely accurate. The other Pythons consider him the most easy-going and mild-mannered of their number; in fact, Monty Python as we know it came about lsrgely largely because John Cleese enjoyed working with Palin so much that he lobbied for Palin's group (the rest of was willing to take on the Pythons) to join him and Graham Chapman three other guys Palin was working with at the BBC.time. Of course, this makes the times when he gets angry and vicious (such as in ''Brazil'' or ''A Fish Called Wanda'') even more jarring. Or, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6w6cCWHHc when you compare him to Judas]], although in that instance it was more a case of TranquilFury meets DeadpanSnarker meets BewareTheNiceOnes.
8th Jul '16 7:45:11 PM Shoebox
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* NiceGuy: He loathes the title, considering it personally and creatively patronizing... but by everyone else's accounts it's entirely accurate. but The other Pythons consider him the most easy-going and mild-mannered of their number. In fact, Monty Python came abut because John Cleese enjoyed working with Palin so much that he lobbied for Palin's group (the rest of the Pythons) to join him and Graham Chapman at the BBC. Of course, this makes the times when he gets angry and vicious (such as in ''Brazil'' or ''A Fish Called Wanda'') even more jarring. Or, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6w6cCWHHc when you compare him to Judas]], although in that instance it was more a case of TranquilFury meets DeadpanSnarker meets BewareTheNiceOnes.

to:

* NiceGuy: He loathes the title, considering it personally and creatively patronizing... but by everyone else's accounts it's entirely accurate. but The other Pythons consider him the most easy-going and mild-mannered of their number. In number; in fact, Monty Python as we know it came abut about lsrgely because John Cleese enjoyed working with Palin so much that he lobbied for Palin's group (the rest of the Pythons) to join him and Graham Chapman at the BBC. Of course, this makes the times when he gets angry and vicious (such as in ''Brazil'' or ''A Fish Called Wanda'') even more jarring. Or, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6w6cCWHHc when you compare him to Judas]], although in that instance it was more a case of TranquilFury meets DeadpanSnarker meets BewareTheNiceOnes.
8th Jul '16 7:44:17 PM Shoebox
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* NiceGuy: The other Pythons consider him the most easy-going and mild-mannered of their number. In fact, Monty Python came abut because John Cleese enjoyed working with Palin so much that he lobbied for Palin's group (the rest of the Pythons) to join him and Graham Chapman at the BBC. Of course, this makes the times when he gets angry and vicious (such as in ''Brazil'' or ''A Fish Called Wanda'') even more jarring. Or, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6w6cCWHHc when you compare him to Judas]], although in that instance it was more a case of TranquilFury meets DeadpanSnarker meets BewareTheNiceOnes.

to:

* NiceGuy: He loathes the title, considering it personally and creatively patronizing... but by everyone else's accounts it's entirely accurate. but The other Pythons consider him the most easy-going and mild-mannered of their number. In fact, Monty Python came abut because John Cleese enjoyed working with Palin so much that he lobbied for Palin's group (the rest of the Pythons) to join him and Graham Chapman at the BBC. Of course, this makes the times when he gets angry and vicious (such as in ''Brazil'' or ''A Fish Called Wanda'') even more jarring. Or, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6w6cCWHHc when you compare him to Judas]], although in that instance it was more a case of TranquilFury meets DeadpanSnarker meets BewareTheNiceOnes.
This list shows the last 10 events of 106. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Creator.MichaelPalin