23rd Oct: It's time for the Second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest! Details here.
Special Edition Title. Favored by Mash in its later seasons. The Trope Namer is Monty Python's Flying Circus, where sketches opened with the famous Catchphrase, "And now for something completely different." A rather fitting trope namer, considering that something completely different happened in every episode and it had no general formula. By definition, a Back Door Pilot is a subtrope of Something Completely Different. Some flavors of this:
And now for something completely different: Two Irish puppets singing Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" in the style of Elvis.