The Expurgated Version

It may not be politically correct to profess admiration for the comedic genius of John Cleese these days, but I for one still find his work to be side-splitingly hilarious. I was surprised to recently learn that Cleese’s own favorite sketch was not from Monty Python, but from the lesser known At Last The 1948 Show. I think that you may also find that The Bookshop sketch (below), which features the comic brilliance of the late Marty Feldman, to be up there with the best of the Python pieces.

 

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