Fave Python

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    janey_27

    [1]Jul 8, 2005
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    Wot's everyone's fave sketch?
    Come to that, who is everyone's fave Python?

    (I'm not looking to start arguments, just a discussion)

    I always loved Micheal Palin and Spanish Inquisition, Deja Vu and The Lumberjack song always make me laugh!!!

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    fastfilm

    [2]Jul 8, 2005
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    the Australian table wines
    the Philosophers Song
    Spiny Norman and Dinsy
    blancmanges from Outer Space, and Angus Podgorney
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    TheDiamondDog

    [3]Jul 9, 2005
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    I had a very long list at my TV Tome profile, but had to delete it. There were like 40 fav sketches. I'll have to think about it to get um all back.
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    Fishbulb13

    [4]Jul 12, 2005
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    The Ministry of Silly Walks, The Spanish Inquisition, the skit about Spam, and any of the skits where John Cleese plays the dumb guy who hits himself with a brick a lot (and unfortunately the character's name escapes me). I also liked the cartoon shorts.... Brilliant!
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    betts4

    [5]Jul 12, 2005
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    Yes Fish the ministry of funny walks, there is one sketch where they are all sitting around a table drinking beer...and call each other brian, then the black knight sketch from holy grail.

    A group I am with did a play that was a take off of Lord of the Rings done Monty Python style - Monty Saurons (sp) and it was a rewriting of LOTR's using Monty pythons sketchs...it was awesome. I was not in it, I was the prop gal.
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    fastfilm

    [6]Jul 12, 2005
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    Wow betts, another great mash-up I heard of was (hold your breath for the obscurity meter) "The Lord of the Rings" as sung to the songs of "Once More With Feeling," the musical episode of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

    fishbulb, the Cleese character "dumb guy" was in fact his professional Village Idiot, spouting one of the best Pythonian throwaway lines ever. In bed with four women, the Village Idiot informs the camara operator, "I may be an Idiot but I'm no fool."
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    TheDiamondDog

    [7]Jul 13, 2005
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    Still hafta think, but love the Gumbies.
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    HelloStuart

    [8]Jul 13, 2005
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    Here I am, Mel.

    My fave Python? On some days I feel like Graham Chapman, but on other days I feel like Eric Idle.
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    TheDiamondDog

    [9]Jul 14, 2005
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    Ya made it!

    Actually, we were talkin about the skits, but if we go actual member, Eric Idle. Then Micheal Palin, Then John Cleese.
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    janey_27

    [10]Jul 15, 2005
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    I dunno, Palin's characters were so...mad. I loved them. You ever see him get interviewed? It's like he has to become a character to answer questions. I really like that. He's so normal in his documentaries as well... Well, most of the time he is!

    But I digress.

    I loved 'Marrage Guidence Councillor' as well. You knew it was coming, but Palin and Idle pulled it off so well.

    Ever notice how Eric Idle seems to randomly appear in things from time to time? I was watching Dudley Do-Right and hw was in it, he cameoed in 'Hollywood Homicide' (awful film, btw!), and I go to Disneylan, ride 'Honey, I shrunk the audience', nad who should be in it, but Eric Idle. Fantastic!!
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    TheDiamondDog

    [11]Jul 17, 2005
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    He also did the voice of Waddlesworth the Parrot in 102 Dalmations. He was really funny in it.
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    fastfilm

    [12]Jul 17, 2005
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    Did anyone here catch the infamous Alan Smithy movie that ERic Idle graced, "Burn Hollywood Burn"? The reviews compared it to garbage, but the conceit was cool: Alan Smithy used to be (for all film history until this movie!) the name writers put on the credits when they wanted to disassociate themselves from productions they felt corrupted their work. (The Writers Guild worked long and hard for writers' credits at all, so everyone agreed that some name had to be up there, so this one was chosen that signified the real author left in a huff). The conceit was that a real Alan Smithy wrote a screenplay, then hijacked the developed film reels after project was corrupted, since he couldn't use the fake name!
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    TheDiamondDog

    [13]Jul 18, 2005
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    Never saw that. He was in "Casper" and "Nuns On the Run," which was a funny movie.
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    fastfilm

    [14]Jul 20, 2005
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    Was he in "The Pope Must Die(t)"? I've forgotten...
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    TheDiamondDog

    [15]Jul 21, 2005
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    I never heard of that.
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    HelloStuart

    [16]Jul 31, 2005
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    fastfilm wrote:
    Was he in "The Pope Must Die(t)"? I've forgotten...


    Nope, that was Robbie Coltrane and Alex Rocco.
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    TheDiamondDog

    [17]Aug 1, 2005
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    I was gonna say. I know almost every movie they have been in, and have tried to watch the ones I could, but neva eva heard of that.
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    mrrobbie

    [18]Aug 1, 2005
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    the ministry of silly walks.
    bicycle repairman.
    and ofcourse all the funny cartoons.
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    mrrobbie

    [19]Aug 1, 2005
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    the ministry of silly walks.
    bicycle repairman.
    and ofcourse all the funny cartoons.
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    TheDiamondDog

    [20]Aug 2, 2005
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    I was watching some skits yesterday, and was laughing so hard. My mom was lookin at me, and was like, "Why are you laughing so hard?" And I told her it was because I hadn't seen the skits in a while. I forgot how funny they were.
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