Tag Archives: Michael Palin

Speaking of Pythons

A big tip of the hat to reader and contributor Evan Smythe for the link to this truly bizarre video from the former BBC television show Friday Night,Saturday Morning. Hosted by Tim Rice, the now famous lyricist, the episode was … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

The 1979 short film Away From it All is a Monty Python gem that sends-up those inane travelogues that we’ve all had to endure. The 13 minute film was written and narrated by the inimitable John Cleese and was shown … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas (from 1968)

In 1968, London-based American cartoonist Terry Gilliam was asked to create an animated video “Christmas card” for the popular, off-beat children’s television series Do Not Adjust Your Set, which featured future Monty Pythons Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Michael Palin. … Continue reading

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