History Film / MontyPythonsLifeofBrian

15th May '16 8:18:22 PM PresidentStalkeyes
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* {{Cyclops}}: The aliens have one eye on a stalk.

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* {{Cyclops}}: The aliens have one eye on a stalk.EyeOnAStalk.
29th Apr '16 10:20:09 PM Cheapsunglasses
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: RuleOfFunny applies full stop here, but a number of things the Romans supposedly did for the Jews (see WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately) were actually already present prior to Roman conquest (such as wine, which had been around since the time of the Old Testament) or had been established by previous rulers (such as Greece or Persia).

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: RuleOfFunny applies full stop here, but a number of things the Romans supposedly did for the Jews (see WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately) were actually already present prior to Roman conquest (such as wine, which had been around since the time of the Old Testament) or had Testament), some of them even having been established by previous rulers (such as Greece or Persia).Persia).
** On the topic of Roman wine, it was actually more of a curse than a blessing: the Romans loaded their wine with lead to make it taste sweeter, causing many of Rome's citizens (up to and including the emperors) to become susceptible to lead poisoning and all the problems that came with it.
25th Apr '16 12:37:26 PM Gerryfromderry
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* ADateWithRosiePalms: The opening song says that teenage Brian "started to shave and have one off the wrist."



* RagingStiffie: Brian has an erection when he is at the window naked. Well, he had just woken up.
20th Apr '16 3:28:48 PM Gerryfromderry
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* RagingStiffie: Brian has an erection when he is at the window naked. Well, he had just woken up.
3rd Apr '16 7:33:26 AM Wanderwolf
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** Lampshaded in the scene where a centurion catches Brian writing "Romanes eunt domus" on a wall and upbraids him for his poor grasp of Latin and forces him to correct his mistakes.

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** Lampshaded in the scene where a centurion catches Brian writing "Romanes eunt domus" on a wall and upbraids him for his poor grasp of Latin and forces him to correct his mistakes. [[spoiler: If you're wondering, "Romanes eunt domus" is very bad Latin for "Romans go home"... it pluralizes the adjective for "Roman" and uses the incorrect tenses for "go" and "home". The corrected version, "Romani ite domum", is much more accurate.]]
2nd Apr '16 5:18:38 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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Upon its release, this film drew a lot of controversy, mainly in the form of criticism from various religious groups and orders due to what was perceived as a disrespectful mockery of JesusChrist (which in turn was frequently based on the erroneous belief that Brian was intended to be / actually was Jesus, rather than just someone whose life paralleled him in several ways). Rather than mocking Jesus, however, the film actually treats the source material with a lot of respect. It just points out that UsefulNotes/{{Christianity}} may have missed the point on some of what Jesus taught. It is not unheard of for the movie to be regarded as an AffectionateParody by actual ministers.

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Upon its release, this film drew a lot of controversy, mainly in the form of criticism from various religious groups and orders due to what was perceived as a disrespectful mockery of JesusChrist (which in turn was frequently based on the erroneous belief that Brian was intended to be / actually be/actually was Jesus, rather than just someone whose life paralleled him in several ways). Rather than mocking Jesus, however, the film actually treats the source material with a lot of respect. It just points out that UsefulNotes/{{Christianity}} may have missed the point on some of what Jesus taught. It is not unheard of for the movie to be regarded as an AffectionateParody by actual ministers.
31st Mar '16 7:39:42 PM Cheapsunglasses
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: RuleOfFunny applies full stop here, but a number of things the Romans supposedly did for the Jews (see WhatHaveYouDoneForMeLately) were actually already present prior to Roman conquest (such as wine, which had been around since the time of the Old Testament) or had been established by previous rulers (such as Greece or Persia).
29th Mar '16 2:06:39 PM Nakuyabi
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* TruthInTelevision: Roman-occupied Palestine at the time depicted really was full of small religious sects, ecstatic prophets preaching on the streets and fragmented revolutionary groups.

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* TruthInTelevision: Roman-occupied Palestine Judea at the time depicted really was full of small religious sects, ecstatic prophets preaching on the streets and fragmented revolutionary groups.
24th Mar '16 10:39:44 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Pontius Pilate, HangingJudge governor of Judea.


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* TheHeroDies: [[spoiler:Brian gets crucified.]]
23rd Mar '16 12:08:44 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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