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terry jones
When Python made its debut in 1969, Jones already worked writing and performing sketches with the remaining Pythons in Gilliam, Palin, Eric Idle, John Cleese, and Graham Chapman on shows like The Frost Report (1966), Twice a Fortnight, and Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967). Among the most beloved characters Jones brought to the screen in Python[...]
monty python
The stories and sketches Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam have heavily influenced generaations. Every 10 years, Monty Python reunites to tell and retell their stories about pitching the idea to the BBC, creative process of the television series, and shooting the films The last time the six were[...]
netflix
The streaming service giant has acquired the entire Python catalogue of films, Flying Circus episodes, and various live performances and will be launching them sometime later this year. Credit: Netflix The UK and Canada Netflix subscribers will actually get access to everything on April 15th (at least according to Deadline), but the US won't until sometime later in[...]
Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def
 And before the Pythons themselves appear, we're treated to the first of many lavishly costumed and choreographed production numbers, with a dozen or more dancers, that will tend to dominate the show; clever as they are, the idea of using Python songs like "Sit On My Face" and "I Like Chinese" to "subvert" musical theatre[...]
A Semi-Coherent Glossary For The London Olympic Closing Ceremony
Blue Sky by ELO plays as some magnificent men and their flying machines take to the skies. Eric Idle of Monty Python is conjured up from that last stunt and gives us a rendition of Always Look At The Bright Side Of Life from the locally-banned Life Of Brian, complete with a Bollywood interruption Idle was[...]