History YMMV / MontyPythonsFlyingCircus

23rd Nov '16 10:27:46 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* AcceptableReligiousTargets: ''Just about everyone,'' including non-religious people. Most frequently mocks the Church of England. The only known exception is a sketch involving a radical Muslim Caliph originally slated for ''The Meaning Of Life'' which was later removed. (Cleese is particularly thankful for that, considering he claims it would have resulted in a fatwah put upon the Pythons.)

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* AcceptableReligiousTargets: ''Just about everyone,'' including non-religious people. Most frequently mocks the Church of England. The only known exception is a sketch involving a radical Muslim Caliph originally slated for ''The Meaning Of Life'' ''Film/MontyPythonsTheMeaningOfLife'' which was later removed. (Cleese is particularly thankful for that, considering he claims it would have resulted in a fatwah put upon the Pythons.)



** Graham Chapman played the first Gumby, but Michael Palin created the one everyone remembers.
** Terry Gilliam played a nude organist for the "Blackmail" sketch, a full season before Terry Jones' crazy haired version.

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** Graham Chapman Creator/GrahamChapman played the first Gumby, but Michael Palin Creator/MichaelPalin created the one everyone remembers.
** Terry Gilliam Creator/TerryGilliam played a nude organist for the "Blackmail" sketch, a full season before Terry Jones' Creator/TerryJones' crazy haired version.



** And of course there's "AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent", which was displaced from another show, ''Series/BluePeter''; it was also spoken by Eric Idle and Michael Palin before John Cleese used it.

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** And of course there's "AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent", which was displaced from another show, ''Series/BluePeter''; it was also spoken by Eric Idle Creator/EricIdle and Michael Palin before John Cleese Creator/JohnCleese used it.
7th Nov '16 9:43:39 PM Aeon1337
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* SpecialEffectFailure: [[{{Gorn}} "Salad Days"]] features several, such as John Cleese's [[MadeOfPlasticine "hands"]] being blatantly severed ''before'' the piano gets smashed on them, and the woman whose head is knocked off by a ladder clearly being a mannequin. This only adds to the humor, and was probably intentional (in addition, there were obviously budget constraints as well).

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* SpecialEffectFailure: [[{{Gorn}} "Salad Days"]] features several, such as John Cleese's [[MadeOfPlasticine "hands"]] being blatantly severed ''before'' the piano gets smashed on them, and the woman whose head is knocked off by a ladder piano keyboard clearly being a mannequin. This only adds to the humor, and was probably intentional (in addition, there were obviously budget constraints as well).
22nd Jul '16 3:56:25 PM MontyPythonFanatic2
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** One of the subsidiaries of Confuse-A-Cat Ltd. is called "Bewilderebeest" - a term that means something very different to ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'' fans than the simple act of bewildering a wildebeest.
23rd Mar '16 9:41:15 PM DavidDelony
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: Many times, most notably with two sketches involving cannibalism.

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* CrossesTheLineTwice: Many times, most notably with two sketches involving cannibalism. The BBC only agreed to air the infamous "Undertaker" sketch was if the audience stormed the stage at the end.
13th Mar '16 11:17:34 AM bookwormgirlLH
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**This often happens whenever a Python in drag (usually Terry Jones)starts flirting with another Python who isn't in drag.
***The best example of this is during the ''Poets'' sketch, wherein Terry, dressed as a woman, flirts openly with Michael, makes comments about his [[UnusualEuphemism torch]] and ends up lying on top of him, their faces inches apart.
13th Mar '16 11:03:44 AM bookwormgirlLH
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** After poor Arthur 'Two Sheds' Jackson is kicked off of the set by his interviewer and an interviewer from a previous sketch, the linkman is interrupted by this conversation from off screen:
--->'''Third Interviewer''': Never mind, Timmy.
--->'''Second Interviewer''': Oh, Michael, you're such a comfort.
** During ''The Visitors'', you have Mr Freight, the extremely CampGay man who has brought along Mr Cook, who he has 'picked up outside the Odeon'. He spends the rest of the sketch with his arm around Cook, and kisses his cheek twice. Cook repays the favour by stroking Freight's chest.
26th Jan '16 8:19:54 AM darthpaul
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** During the "Court Scene (Charades)" sketch in Episode 15 ("The Spanish Inquisition"), John Cleese as the QC (i.e. prosecutor) mistakenly calls for Exhibit Q. In 2002, Cleese would ''play'' the character Q in the 007 film [[Film/DieAnotherDay]].

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** During the "Court Scene (Charades)" sketch in Episode 15 ("The Spanish Inquisition"), John Cleese as the QC (i.e. prosecutor) mistakenly calls for Exhibit Q. In 2002, Cleese would ''play'' the character Q in the 007 film [[Film/DieAnotherDay]].Film/DieAnotherDay.
26th Jan '16 8:18:41 AM darthpaul
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** During the "Court Scene (Charades)" sketch in Episode 15 ("The Spanish Inquisition"), John Cleese as the QC (i.e. prosecutor) mistakenly calls for Exhibit Q. In 2002, Cleese would ''play'' the character Q in the 007 film [[Film/DieAnotherDay]].
23rd Dec '15 3:40:26 AM Mad_Spy
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** The idea of the "Wee-wee Wines" sketch i.e. urine being passed off as fancy wine, was nixed by either BBC management or John Cleese, depending on who you ask. This exact joke finally was aired in the ''[[Series/{{Blackadder}} Blackadder II]]'' episode "Potato".


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* WhatAnIdiot: In the "Election Night Sketch", the unofficial "Very-Silly Candidate" gets two votes (presumably from people who would've voted for the official Silly Party Candidate), thus allowing the Sensible Party to take the constituency by a single vote. Also, the Slightly-Silly candidate gets zero votes, indicating that he didn't even vote for himself.
11th Oct '15 4:28:02 AM Scaramouche
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