History Series / MontyPythonsFlyingCircus

24th Apr '16 12:59:57 PM dmcreif
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** Episode 29 opened with the opening credits, music and all, to ''The Money Programme'' ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a finance and business programme]] [[LongRunners that has been airing since 1966]]). Only when the presenter was revealed to be a [[MoneyFetish comically money-mad]] Eric Idle who burst into song was the veil lifted.

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** Episode 29 opened with the opening credits, credit sequence, music and all, to ''The Money Programme'' ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a real finance and business programme]] [[LongRunners that has been airing since 1966]]). Only when the presenter was revealed to be a [[MoneyFetish comically money-mad]] Eric Idle who burst into song was the veil lifted.
21st Apr '16 6:21:38 PM DavidDelony
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* WidgetSeries: The series established the U.K.'s reputation as a purveyor of weird comedy.
10th Apr '16 7:00:13 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Creator/SpikeMilligan's MsFanservice, Julia Breck, [[HeyItsThatGuy makes a guest appearance]] as "Puss in Boots" in the "Titanic Sinking" sketch.

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** Creator/SpikeMilligan's MsFanservice, Julia Breck, [[HeyItsThatGuy makes a guest appearance]] appearance as "Puss in Boots" in the "Titanic Sinking" sketch.
8th Apr '16 7:15:03 PM TimG5
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* EatingTheEnemy: In one episode the Earth is threatened by an invasion of giant blancmanges from outer space who plan to defeat England by changing everyone in the country into Scotsmen and winning Wimbledon. Just as it appears that they will succeed, two people run onto the Wimbledon finals court and eat the tennis-playing blancmange.
23rd Mar '16 11:44:57 AM bookwormgirlLH
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*FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the ''Crunchy Frog'' sketch, whilst Inspector Praline goes through the contents of the Whizzo Quality Assortment and Mr Milton tries to explain their use of such strange ingredients, poor Constable Parrot spends the whole sketch looking nauseated and rushing out of the room to[[VomitDiscretionShot throw up]]. And neither of them seem to notice.
10th Mar '16 11:58:08 PM Kalmbach
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* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: One sketch, shot on film with no dialog, shows a Scotsman (John Cleese) racing on a horse toward a wedding, clearly with the intent to stop the joining in holy matrimony. He is able to reach the chapel just in time, and then [[HoYay carries off the groom]].
10th Mar '16 6:17:38 PM Kalmbach
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'''Watkins''': For the water-skiing and for the travel, sir. And not for the killing, sir. I asked them to put it on my form, sir - no killing.

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'''Watkins''': For the water-skiing and for the travel, sir. And not for the killing, sir. I asked them to put it on my form, sir - no killing.\\
'''Colonel''': Are you a pacifist?\\
'''Watkins''': No. [[DirtyCoward I'm a coward.]]
10th Mar '16 11:03:01 AM Kalmbach
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** Shows up for the Whizzo Butter advertisement, in which housewives can't tell between Whizzo and a dead crab.
10th Mar '16 8:49:16 AM Kalmbach
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* DirtyCommies: The voiceover announcer for "Bicycle Repair Man" gets distracted at the end of the sketch by his [[{{Angrish}} rage at Communists]], only to [[MoodWhiplash calm down immediately]] when his wife calls him for tea.
** One Eric Idle monologue sketch is of an etiquette specialist discussing what to do if your dinner party is interrupted by a Communist insurrection.
10th Mar '16 8:45:22 AM Kalmbach
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** During the Architect Sketch, one of the [[ThisIsWhatTheBuildingWillLookLike models]] ignites into flame with a '''SATIRE''' flashing on the screen.

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** During the Architect Sketch, one of the [[ThisIsWhatTheBuildingWillLookLike models]] ignites into flame with a '''SATIRE''' flashing on the screen.
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