British surreal comedy group that created Monty Python's Flying Circus, a British television comedy sketch show that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969.

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What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? [closed]

I'm interested in undertaking a noble quest. Before fully committing to the leap I thought it wise to do some research into the trials I might face. During my research I've learned that I should watch ...
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What are Dino and Luigi trying to extort from the Army in Full Frontal Nudity?

In the Season 1 Episode 8 of Monty Python's Flying Circus, the Army Protection Racket sketch, two cliché Italian mafiosi are trying to blackmail the Colonel into giving them money: [...] not a ...
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What is the Music Playing Behind Monty Python's Spanish Inquisition Closing Credits?

At 1:28 in the included video, our Spanish Inquisition heroes rush to catch the bus to the studio. Hurried chase music plays in the background as the credits roll. What is the name/composer of that ...
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Music Before Eric Idle's “Storytime/Children's Stories” in Monty Python Season 1 Episode 3?

There's some springy orchestral music that plays as an introduction to Eric Idle's "Children's Stories" sketch in Season 1 Episode 3. This is the sketch where Rumple Tweezer lives by Dingly Dell and ...
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Why didn't the woman just order “egg, sausage and bacon”?

In the Monty Python Spam skit, the second option presented to the couple is "egg, sausage and bacon". Later she asks for "egg, bacon, spam and sausage without the spam" and is greeted with a repulsed ...
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Python-esque film set in boarding school and/or possibly army camp?

I saw a British comedy in the early 90s, but believe it to have been made in the 70s or 80s judging by the look of it. It was very Python-esque and may have even included some of the Monty Python lot. ...
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Maître d' describes jugged hare on menu as “very high”

In Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, (1983), when the Maître d' is describing the jugged hare to Mr. Creosote, he says: Ze hare is very high, and ze sauce is very rich with truffles, anchovies, ...