Monty Python's Flying Circus

Season 2 Episode 9

How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body

Aired Unknown Nov 24, 1970 on BBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Pepperpot #1: Perhaps it comes from next door!
      Pepperpot #2: Penguins don't come from next door! They come from the Antarctic!
      Pepperpot #1: Burma!
      Pepperpot #2: (after a pause) Why did you say 'Burma?'
      Pepperpot #1: I panicked.

    • 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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