Monty Python's Flying Circus

How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body

Season 2, Ep 9, Aired 11/24/70
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  • Episode Description
  • Ladies in bikinis, announcer in bikini, Hermit in bikini; credits; How to Recognize Different Parts of the Body; University of Wallamaloo staff meeting for the Philosophy department `Rule 1: No Poofters!'; body parts; interviewer with Norman St. John Polevaulter a man who contradicts people; body parts; Mr. Luxury-Yacht (Throatwarbler-Mangrove) seeks a nose job and camping holiday; and now a precision display of bad temper; close order swanning about `Oooh, get her. Whoops! I got your number duckie, you couldn't afford me dear 2,3. I'll scratch your eyes out! Don't come the Brigadier bit with us dear, we all know where you've been, you military fairy, 2,3. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 Whoops, don't look now girls the major just minced in with the jolly colour sergeant. 2,3! Oooh.'; animation- ballet, generals, old lady trips bus, The Killer Cars, mutant cat and hand; Verrifast Plaine Co. Ltd. offers no frills flight to America; re-enactment of the first heart transplant by the Battley Townswomen's Guild and other open air productions at sea; animation- car tours lady's body; body parts; radio dramatization of the Death of Mary, Queen of Scots; `What's on the television then? Looks like a penguin.'; body parts; `Don't anyone move there's been a burnley!', Sgt. Duckie's song; multi-lingual contest announcer; Monaco's winning song: Bing Tiddle Tiddle Bang; credits.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • John Cleese

    Various Characters [ series 1 - 3, Deutsche shows & features ]

  • Eric Idle

    Various Characters

  • Graham Chapman

    Various Characters

  • Terry Jones

    Various Characters

  • Terry Gilliam

    Various Characters

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  • "The feather. Rare."

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Fourth Bruce: Well gentlemen, I'll just remind you of the faculty rules. Rule one, no poofters. Rule two, no member of the faculty is to maltreat the Abbos in any way whatsoever, if there's anyone looking. Rule three, no poofters. Rule four, I don't want to catch anyone not drinking in their rooms after lights-out. Rule five, no poofters. Rule six, there is *no* rule six. Rule seven, no poofters.

    • Pepperpot #1: What's on the television, then? Pepperpot #2: Looks like a penguin. Pepperpot #1: No, no! Not what's on the set, I mean what program?

    • Bruces (standing): Australia! Australia! Australia! Australia! We love you! Amen!

    • How To Recognise Different Parts of the Body 1. The foot 2. The shoulder 3. The other foot 4. The bridge of the nose 5. The naughty bits 6. Just above the elbow 7. Two inches to the right of a very naughty bit indeed 8. The kneecap 9. The ear 10. The big toe 11. More naughty bits 12. The naughty bits of a lady 13. The naughty bits of a horse 14. The naughty bits of an ant 15. The naughty bits of Reginald Maudling 16. The hand 17. The top of the head 18. The feather (rare) 19. The nose 20. The armpit 21. The bottom two thirds of the nape of the neck 22. The nipple 23. The shin 24. Reginald Maudling's shin 25. The brain 26. Margaret Thatcher's brain 27. More naughty bits 28. The naughty bits of the Cabinet 29. The interior of a country house 30. NONE 31. The end

    • Host: With me now is Norman St. John Polevaulter, who for the last few years has been contradicting people. St. John Polevaulter, why do you contradict people? Polevaulter: I don't! Host: But you... you told me that you did. Polevaulter: I most certainly did not! Host: Oh. I see. I'll start again. Polevaulter: No you won't! Host: Ssh! I understand you don't contradict people. Polevaulter: Yes I do! Host: And when didn't you start contradicting them? Polevaulter: I did! In 1952! Host: 1952. Polevaulter: 1947! Host: 23 years ago. Polevaulter: No!

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