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“Dinsdale was a perfectly normal person in every way. Except … except in as much as he was convinced that he was being watched by a giant hedgehog whom he referred to as Spiny Norman,” Gloria (John Cleese), discussing gangster Dinsdale Piranha, Monty Python’s Flying Circus

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Four Yorkshiremen hit 50 (comedy, not cricket)

Who’d have thought, 50 years ago, I’d be sitting here writing a blog about what is still the greatest TV comedy sketch ever? That’s my opinion, of course, and nothing divides opinion quite like comedy. 1,364 more words

The Best Monty Python Fan Art Online

Alert, New York lovers of all things silly: today, the Quad Cinema kicks off “The Ministry of Silly Films: Monty Python and Beyond,” a week-long retrospective dedicated to the movies of the iconic British comedy team. 97 more words


"Monty Python’s Flying Circus" Premiered This Day 48-Years Ago On the BBC; October 5, 1969.

by Anura Guruge

Though I had just moved to London (from Paris) I cannot say I saw the first episode when it aired. I was at a border, at a boarding school, viz. 293 more words

Anura Guruge

Rocks In The Attic #621: Monty Python’s Flying Circus - ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus (O.S.T.)’ (1970)

I recently watched Holy Flying Circus, the BBC’s dramatisation of the events surrounding the release of Monty Python’s Life Of Brian in 1979. Portrayed by a bunch of lookalikes and soundalikes, including an uncannily accurate impression of Eric Idle by the comedian Steve Punt, … 204 more words

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Carol Cleveland

Originally hired for just a handful of Python skits, Carol Cleveland (born London, UK 1942) soon became the troupe’s only significant female performer and a major celebrity crush for countless comedy-loving teenage boys. The Guardian.


Where Do I Know That Actor?

If you missed episode one of Remember Me on Sunday night, you missed not only Michael Palin in a very interesting role but you missed the beginning an eerily spooky mystery series. 348 more words