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Monty Python’s and their unique brand of humor
A gentleman (John Cleese) enters a pet shop and wants to register a complaint that the parrot that he had bought from that very boutique just half an hour ago was in fact a ‘dead parrot’. The owner (Michael Palin) tries to convince him that the Parrot, a Norwegian Blue, was not really dead and was just resting. The argument continues and gets sillier and sillier until an army colonel (Graham Chapman) pops out of nowhere and stops the sketch abruptly because it was getting very silly. If this kind of humor doesn’t interest you, read no further and plan on watching something else. But if it does and if you have not seen Monty Pythons Flying Circus you haven’t seen nothing yet.
Monty pythons pretty much invented and perfected their unique brand of humor which can be categorized as ‘surreal’. One can argue that ‘the Goon Show’ was the archetype for Monty pythons, which is true, but then Monty Pythons took it to territories that had never been explored before. They created a world where you can get a government grant for silly walks or buy an argument in an argument clinic. A world in which a father and son could have the age old “romantic vs. a simple coal miner” argument, just that in this world the son is a regular coal miner whereas it’s the father whose head is full of useless novels and poems. Just like the Beatles they took something and created something completely new out of it. The comparison is valid because Monty Pythons at their peak enjoyed the status of any of the rock stars in those days (including groupies) and the Beatles, George Harrison in particular, were their biggest promoters.
Terri Gillian’s stream of consciousness art work is pretty bizarre and holds all the sketches together. John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and Terry Jones play all the characters (including women’s) themselves with dead seriousness. This is insane humor at it’s brilliant best.
I’ve talked to a gentleman from the UK who witnessed the original TV broadcast of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. It has been a mind blowing experience. Although i’ve discovered it a couple of decades after the gentleman above, i can only share his feelings.
There is no need to underline the importance of Monty Python’s Flying Circus for today’s comedy. After all, it has spawned several movies and innumerable copycats. It followed in the footsteps of the Marx brothers and absurdist comedy, for example Hellzaappopin’ (1941) and unleashed talent in the comedy world and opened new fields of entertainment.
The only criticism i might have is that it created a safe haven for semi-talented individuals who make whatever they want a name it comedy, in the similar way that surrealism influenced mainstream art of the twentieth century.
Original Language en
Original Title Monty Python’s Flying Circus
Total Seasons 4
Released 05 Oct 1969
Runtime 30 min, 30 min (45 episodes)
Release Year 1969–1974
Writer Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese
Actors Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
Awards 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Mono, Stereo
Aspect Ratio 1.33 : 1
Camera Arriflex 16 mm Cameras
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 16 mm (exteriors and locations), Video (studio shots)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format Video