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Encyclopedia > List of Monty Python's Flying Circus episodes

List of all 45 episodes from the television series Monty Python's Flying Circus: A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... This article is about the television series. ...

Contents

Series 1 (Oct. 1969 - Jan. 1970)

1. Whither Canada?

(episode 1; aired October 5, 1969; recorded September 7, 1969) Whither Canada is the initial Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode from Series 1. ... For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • It's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Italian Lesson
  • Whizzo Butter
  • "It's the Arts"
  • Arthur 'Two Sheds' Jackson
  • Picasso/Cycling Race
  • The Funniest Joke in the World

Trivia Arthur Two Sheds Jackson is a sketch from the first Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode, Whither Canada. Whither Canada was the first recorded Monty Python episode, and Two Sheds was the fifth intact Monty Python sketch ever shown on BBC One. ... The Funniest Joke in the World is the most frequent title used to refer to a Monty Pythons Flying Circus comedy sketch, also known by two other phrases that appear within it, joke warfare and killer joke. The premise of the sketch is fatal hilarity: the joke is simply...

  • The word "Whizzo" would be used throughout the series as the title of various companies and products, such as Whizzo's Finest Chocolates produced by the Whizzo Chocolate Company, for the Crunchy Frog sketch of episode six.

Crunchy Frog is a fictional type of confectionery originating from a Monty Python sketch. ...

2. Sex and Violence

(episode 2; aired October 12, 1969; recorded August 30, 1969) is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Flying Sheep
  • French Lecture on Sheep-Aircraft
  • A Man with Three Buttocks
  • A Man With Two Noses
  • Musical Mice
  • Marriage Guidance Counsellor
  • The Wacky Queen
  • Working-class playwright
  • The Wrestling Epilogue
  • The Mouse Problem

Trivia The Marriage Guidance Counsellor sketch is from the second Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode, Sex and Violence. It was also featured in the 1971 spinoff film And Now For Something Completely Different. ...

  • The "Mouse Problem" sketch originally ended with an announcement that if any viewers suffered from the same problem they could dial a phone number that appeared on the screen. The number turned out to be David Frost's number, and after he complained the segment was wiped.
  • Real professional wrestlers appeared in the "Wrestling Epilogue" sketch, in which an Anglican monsignor and a college professor debate the existence of God by wrestling.

Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (born April 7, 1939) is an English television presenter. ...

3. How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away

(episode 3; aired October 19, 1969; recorded September 14, 1969) is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Court Scene with Cardinal Richelieu
  • The Larch
  • Bicycle Repair Man
  • Tirade Against Communists
  • Children's Stories
  • Restaurant Sketch
  • Seduced Milkmen
  • Stolen newsreader
  • The Horse Chestnut
  • Children's Interview
  • Nudge Nudge

Trivia The Dirty Fork, also known simply as Restaurant Sketch, is a Monty Python sketch that appeared in episode 3 of the television series Monty Pythons Flying Circus, and later in the film, And Now For Something Completely Different. ... Nudge nudge is a sketch from the third Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode, How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away featuring Eric Idle (author of the sketch) and Terry Jones as two strangers who meet in a pub. ...

  • This episode had the longest title.

4. Owl Stretching Time

(episode 4; aired October 26, 1969; recorded September 21, 1969) is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

Trivia “Jerusalem (song)” redirects here. ... Self-Defence Against Fresh Fruit is a Monty Python sketch. ...

  • The 16-Ton Weight makes its first appearance on Self-Defence Against Fresh Fruit.
  • The name Owl Stretching Time was a proposed name for the series itself.
  • Although the entire series was made in colour, the first four episodes were originally broadcast in black-and-white, as BBC One did not broadcast in colour until 15 November 1969.

BBC One is the primary television channel of the BBC, and the first in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see 15 (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

5. Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century

(episode 5; aired November 16, 1969; recorded October 3, 1969) is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Confuse-a-Cat
  • The Smuggler (Monty Python)
  • A Duck, a Cat and a Lizard (discussion)
  • Vox Pops on Smuggling
  • Police Raid
  • Letters and Vox Pops
  • Newsreader Arrested
  • Erotic film
  • Silly Job Interview - first appeared on How to Irritate People.
  • Careers Advisory Board
  • Burglar/Encyclopaedia Salesman

Cover of the DVD version. ...

6. It's the Arts (or: The BBC Entry to the Zinc Stoat of Budapest)

(episode 6; aired November 23, 1969; recorded November 5, 1969) is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • It's the Arts
  • Johann Gambolputty
  • Non-Illegal Robbery
  • Vox Pops
  • Crunchy Frog
  • The Dull Life of a City Stockbroker
  • Red Indian in Theatre
  • Policemen Make Wonderful Friends
  • A Scotsman on a Horse
  • Twentieth-Century Vole

Crunchy Frog is a fictional type of confectionery originating from a Monty Python sketch. ...

7. You're No Fun Anymore

(episode 7; aired November 30, 1969; recorded October 10, 1969) is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Camel Spotting
  • You're No Fun Any More
  • The Audit
  • Science Fiction Sketch
  • Man Turns Into Scotsman
  • Police station
  • Blancmanges Playing Tennis

8. Full Frontal Nudity

(episode 8; aired December 7, 1969; recorded November 25, 1969) is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Army Protection Racket
  • Vox Pops on Full Frontal Nudity
  • Art Critic - The Place of the Nude
  • Buying a Bed
  • Hermits
  • Dead Parrot
  • The Flasher
  • Hell's Grannies

Trivia Palin, Cleese and the dead parrot, from And Now For Something Completely Different. ... This article is about the television series. ...

“007” redirects here. ... For other topics with this name, see Thunderball. ...

9. The Ant, an Introduction

(episode 9; aired December 14, 1969; recorded December 7, 1969) is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Llamas
  • A Man with a Tape Recorder Up His Nose
  • Kilimanjaro Expedition (Double Vision)
  • A Man with a Tape Recorder Up His Brother's Nose
  • Homicidal Barber
  • The Lumberjack Song
  • Gumby Crooner
  • The Refreshment Room at Bletchley
  • Ken Buddha and His Inflatable Knees
  • Brian Islam and Brucie
  • Hunting Film
  • The visitors

Jimmy Blenkinsop, George Head and Arthur Wilson Kilimanjaro Expedition is a sketch from the episode of Monty Pythons Flying Circus The Ant, an Introduction, also appearing in the Monty Python film And Now For Something Completely Different. ... Michael Palin performs The Lumberjack Song, with Connie Booth as his best girl. ... For the French film, see Les Visiteurs The Visitors is the eighth and final album by Swedish pop group ABBA, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). ...

10. (or: Untitled)

(episode 10; aired December 21, 1969; recorded November 30, 1969) is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Walk-on part in sketch
  • Bank robber in a lingerie shop
  • Trailer
  • It's A Tree
  • Vocational Guidance Counsellor
  • Ron Obvious: The First Man to Jump the Channel
  • Tunnelling from Godalming to Java
  • Pet Conversions
  • Gorilla Librarian
  • Letters to "Daily Mirror"
  • Strangers in the night

Trivia Vocational Guidance Counsellor is a Monty Python sketch that first aired in 1969. ... Ron Obvious is a seminal Vancouver punk-rock producer and engineer whose résumé includes early singles by D.O.A. and The Subhumans. ...

  • This episode does not have a title
  • Episode 3 is referenced in the middle of the "Vocational Guidance Counsellor" sketch when "The Larch" is shown.

11. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Goes to the Bathroom

(episode 11; aired December 28, 1969; recorded December 14, 1969) is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Lavatorial Humour
  • Interruptions
  • Agatha Christie (Inspector Tiger)
  • Literary Football Discussion
  • Interesting People
  • Undertakers Film
  • Eighteenth-Century Social Legislation
  • The Battle of Trafalgar
  • Batley Townswomans Guild Presents the Battle of Pearl Harbour
  • Undertakers Film

Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), mainly known as Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. ...

12. The Naked Ant

(episode 12; aired January 4, 1970; recorded December 21, 1969) is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ...

  • Falling From Building
  • Spectrum - Talking About Things
  • Visitors From Coventry
  • Mr. Hilter and the Minehead by-election
  • Silly Voices at the Police station
  • Upper Class Twit of the Year
  • Ken Shabby
  • How Far Can a Minister Fall?

The Upper Class Twit of the Year is a classic sketch that was seen on the T.V. show Monty Pythons Flying Circus, and also in a modified format in the movie And Now For Something Completely Different. ...

13. It's the Arts (or: Intermission)

(episode 13; aired January 11, 1970; recorded January 4, 1970) is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Restaurant Abuse/Cannibalism
  • Advertisements
  • Albatross
  • Come Back to My Place
  • Me Doctor
  • Historical Impersonations
  • Quiz Programme: "Wishes"
  • Probe-around on crime
  • Stonehenge and Mr. Attila the Hun
  • Psychiatry
  • Operating theatre

The Albatross sketch is a Monty Python routine that was usually performed during their live shows. ...

Series 2 (Sep. 1970 - Dec. 1970)

1. Face the Press (or: Dinsdale)

(episode 14; aired September 15, 1970; recorded July 9, 1970) is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

John Cleese as the Minister of Silly Walks in the halls of the Ministry The Ministry of Silly Walks is a sketch from Monty Pythons Flying Circus, episode 14 entitled Face the Press, first aired in 1970. ... Ethel the Frog is a Monty Python sketch. ...

2. The Spanish Inquisition

(episode 15; aired September 22, 1970; recorded July 2, 1970) is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Man-Powered Flight
  • The Spanish Inquisition
  • Jokes and Novelties Salesman
  • Tax on Thingy
  • Vox Pops
  • Photos of Uncle Ted
  • The Semaphore Version of "Wuthering Heights"
  • Julius Caesar on an Aldis lamp
  • "Gunfight at the OK Corral" in Morse Code
  • Smokesignal Version of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
  • Court Charades

Trivia This article is about the Monty Python comedy sketch. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

The Spanish Inquisition was one of the most popular Monty Python sketches. ... Michael Edward Palin, CBE (born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter best known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and for his travel documentaries. ... Terence Graham Parry Jones (born in Colwyn Bay, Wales, on February 1, 1942) is a British comedian, screenwriter and actor, film director, childrens author, popular historian, political commentator and TV documentary host. ... Terrence Vance Gilliam (born November 22, 1940) is an American-born British filmmaker, animator, and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. ...

3. Déjà Vu (or: Show 5)

(episode 16; aired September 29, 1970; recorded July 16, 1970) is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 197th day of the year (198th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • A Bishop Rehearsing
  • Flying Lessons
  • Hijacked Plane
  • The Poet McTeagle
  • Psychiatrist Milkman
  • Complaints
  • Déjà Vu

Trivia

  • Graham Chapman's character in the "Psychiatrist Milkman" sketch mysteriously changes from Mrs. Ratbag to Mrs. Prim.

4. The Buzz Aldrin Show (or: An Apology)

(episode 17; aired October 20, 1970; recorded September 18, 1970) is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • An apology
  • Gumby announcement
  • Architect sketch
  • How to give up being a Mason
  • An apology/Another Gumby announcement
  • Motor insurance sketch
  • The Bishop
  • Living room on pavement
  • Poets
  • A choice of viewing
  • An interview with a nude man
  • The Bishop...again?!
  • An apology
  • Gumby Frog Curse/Another another Gumby announcement
  • Chemist sketch
  • An apology/Words not to be used again
  • After-shave
  • Vox Pops
  • Police Constable Pan-Am
  • An apology
  • End credits
  • Last Gumby announcement (The end)

Trivia The Gumbies Gumbies are a type of recurring character in Monty Pythons Flying Circus, characterized by a very distinctive appearance. ...

  • After the opening sequence, there was an apology saying that "the BBC would like to apologise for the following announcement" which follows The Gumbies' announcement for the architect sketch.
  • After the sketch on how to give up being a Mason, there was another apology (written "An Apology" on a black billboard) saying that "the BBC would like to apologise for the next announcement" which led to another of the Gumbies' announcement for the insurance sketch.
  • The Bishop opening sequence was played three times. Once when the Bishop appears in the insurance sketch, the second one after an interview with a nude man, and the third one, which was interrupted by an apology.
  • The words not to be used in this program were Bum (B*m), Botty (B*tty), Pox (P*x), Knickers/Knockers (Kn*ckers, which was used twice), Wee-wee (W**-w**), and Semprini (which wasn't censored, but won't be used in this program).
  • Cardinal Ximinez of the Spanish Inquisition made a short cameo in this episode giving his opinion on what types of after-shave he uses.
  • Last but not least: "The BBC would like to apologise for police Constable Pan-Am..." Followed by the end credits, and then, the last Gumby announcement.

"And now...The end...!!!" The Gumbies Gumbies are a type of recurring character in Monty Pythons Flying Circus, characterized by a very distinctive appearance. ...


5. Live from the Grill-O-Mat

(episode 18; aired October 27, 1970; recorded September 10, 1970) Live from the Grill-O-Mat is a Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode from Series 2. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Live from the Grill-o-Mat
  • The first item...
  • Blackmail
  • Society for Putting Things on Top of Other Things
  • Escape from Film
  • The next item (or dish)...
  • Current Affairs
  • Continued from the Escape from Film
  • The next item (...Prawn Salad...?)...
  • Accidents Sketch (Prawn Salad Ltd.)
  • Interruption
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • The Butcher Who is Alternately Rude and Polite
  • The last item (coffee)...
  • Ken Clean-Air System
  • On the bus (end credits)

The Accidents Sketch is a Monty Python skit that first aired in series 2, episode 18, Live from the Grill-o-mat, of Monty Pythons Flying Circus. ...

6. It's A Living (or: School Prizes)

(episode 19; aired November 3, 1970; recorded September 10, 1970) is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • "It's a Living"
  • The Time on BBC 1
  • School prize-giving
  • "If" - a film by Mr Dibley
  • "Rear Window" - a film by Mr Dibley
  • "Finian's Rainbow" (starring the man from the off-licence)
  • The Foreign Secretary and Other News
  • Free Dung from the "Book of the Month" Club
  • Dead Indian
  • Timmy Williams interview
  • Raymond Luxury Yacht (Throatwobbler Mangrove interview)
  • Marriage Registry office
  • Election Night Special

Election Night Special is a Monty Python sketch parodying the coverage of United Kingdom general elections, specifically the 1970 general election on the BBC by including hectic (and downright silly) actions by the media and a range of ridiculous candidates. ...

7. The Attila the Hun Show

(episode 20; aired November 10, 1970; recorded October 2, 1970) is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • "The Attila the Hun Show"
  • Attila the Nun
  • Secretary of State Striptease
  • Vox pops on political groupies
  • Ratcatcher
  • Wainscotting
  • Killer sheep
  • The News for Parrots
  • The News for Gibbons
  • Today in Parliament
  • The News for Wombats
  • Attila the Bun
  • The Idiot in the Rural Society
  • Test Match Against Iceland
  • The Epsom furniture race
  • "Spot The Braincell"

8. Archaeology Today

(episode 21; aired November 17, 1970; recorded October 9, 1970) 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Trailer
  • "Archeology Today"
  • Silly Vicar and Leapy Lee
  • Registrar (wife swap)
  • Silly doctor sketch (immediately abandoned)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Git
  • Roy and Hank Spim - Mosquito hunters
  • Poofy judges
  • Mrs. Thing and Mrs. Entity
  • Beethoven's mynah bird
  • Shakespeare
  • Michaelangelo
  • Colin "Chopper" Mozart (ratcatcher)
  • Judges

9. How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body

(episode 22; aired November 24, 1970; recorded September 25, 1970) is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • "How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body"
  • Bruces sketch
  • Naughty bits
  • The man who contradicts people
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Camp square-bashing
  • Killer cars
  • Cut-price airline
  • Batley Townswomen's Guild presents the first heart transplant
  • The first underwater production of "Measure for Measure"
  • The death of Mary Queen of Scots
  • Exploding penguin on the TV set
  • There's Been a Murder
  • Police entry for Eurovision Song Contest
  • "Bing Tiddle Tiddle Bang" (song)

The Bruces sketch is a famous sketch from the TV show Monty Pythons Flying Circus. ...

10. Scott of the Antarctic

(episode 23; aired December 1, 1970; recorded July 2, 1970) is the 335th day of the year (336th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • French Subtitled Film
  • Scott of the Antarctic
  • Scott of the Sahara
  • Opening credits
  • Conrad Poohs and His Dancing Teeth
  • Fish Licence
  • Derby Council v. All Blacks rugby match
  • Long John Silver Impersonators v. Bournemouth Gynaecologists

Trivia Conrad Poohs is the name of an animated face in a short sequence in the TV show Monty Pythons Flying Circus. ... The Fish Licence is part one of a two-part segment of the popular British television series, Monty Pythons Flying Circus, in it Eric Praline, played by John Cleese, takes on the roll of the put-upon custumer who, when seeking to obtain a licence for his pet halibut...

  • The French Subtitled Film sketch, followed by Scott of the Antarctic, and then Scott of the Sahara, was so timewastingly long it took up nearly half the episode right before the opening credits. Wow!
  • The opening credits feature lots of things being stomped by the foot.

11. How Not to Be Seen

(episode 24; aired December 8, 1970; recorded July 23, 1970) is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Conquistador Coffee Campaign
  • Repeating Groove
  • Opening repeating credits
  • Ramsey MacDonald striptease
  • Job Hunter
  • International Chinese Communist Conspiracy
  • Crelm Toothpaste / Shrill Petrol
  • Agatha Christie Sketch (railway timetables)
  • Mr Neville Shunte-Railroad Playwright
  • Gavin Millarrrrrrrrr Writes
  • Film Director/Dentist Martin Curry (teeth)
  • City Gents Vox Pops
  • Crackpot Religions Ltd
  • How Not to Be Seen
  • Crossing the Atlantic on a Tricycle
  • Interview in Filing Cabinet
  • "Yummy Yummy Yummy, I've Got Love In My Tummy"/Music Time
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus Again in Thirty Seconds

Trivia How Not To Be Seen is a popular sketch from Monty Pythons Flying Circus. ... Yummy Yummy Yummy is a song by Arthur Resnick and Joey Levine, first recorded by The Ohio Express in 1968. ... This article is about the television series. ...

  • "And now for something completely dif---completely dif---pletely dif---completely dif---completely dif---completely different..."
  • Even the opening sequence has a repeating groove!
  • Even the Job Hunter sketch has a striptease, too!
  • Originally there was about another 30 seconds of cartoon at the end of the "Crackpot Religions Ltd" piece which led into the start of "How Not To Be Seen". It featured Christ being crucified on a telephone pole and a Yiddish Satan. It was removed and is now officially "lost" although it can be found on Youtube. A reference to cancer in the "Conquistador Coffee Campaign" sketch was also removed.

Nudge nudge is a sketch from the third Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode, How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away featuring Eric Idle (author of the sketch) and Terry Jones as two strangers who meet in a pub. ... This article is about the Monty Python comedy sketch. ... Terrence Vance Gilliam (born November 22, 1940) is an American-born British filmmaker, animator, and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. ... For other uses, see Blackmail (disambiguation). ... Terence Graham Parry Jones (born in Colwyn Bay, Wales, on February 1, 1942) is a British comedian, screenwriter and actor, film director, childrens author, popular historian, political commentator and TV documentary host. ...

12. Spam

(Episode 25; aired December 15, 1970; recorded June 25, 1970) is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • "The Black Eagle"
  • Opening credits
  • Dirty Hungarian phrasebook
  • Court (phrasebook)
  • World Forum - Communist Quiz
  • "Ypres 1914"
  • Art Gallery Strikes
  • "Ypres 1914"
  • Hospital for Over-Actors
  • Gumby Flower Arranging
  • Spam

"In 1742 the Spanish Empire lay in ruins, torn by internal dissent, and wracked by numerous wars, its rich trade routes fell an easy prey to British privateers... and the treasure of the Spanish Main was brought home to the shores of England" Dirty Hungarian Phrasebook is a Monty Python sketch that first aired in 1970. ... This article is about the television comedy skit. ...


The Black Eagle made its way...to John Cleese sitting at the desk where he says..."and now for something completely different..."


"It's..."


13. Royal Episode 13

(episode 26; aired December 22, 1970; recorded October 16, 1970) is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • The Queen Will be Watching
  • Coal Mine in Llandarogh Carmarthen
  • The Man Who Says Things in a Very Roundabout Way
  • The Man Who Speaks Only the Ends of Words
  • The Man Who Speaks Only the Beginnings of Words
  • The Man Who Speaks Only the Middles of Words
  • Commercials
  • How to Feed a Goldfish
  • The Man Who Collects Birdwatcher's Eggs
  • Insurance Sketch
  • Hospital Run by RSM
  • Mountaineer
  • Exploding Version of "The Blue Danube"
  • Girls Boarding School
  • Submarine
  • A Man with a Stoat Through His Head
  • Lifeboat (cannibalism)
  • Undertaker's sketch

Monty Pythons Lifeboat sketch appeared on Monty Pythons Flying Circus in Episode 26. ... Perhaps the most notorious of the Python teams television sketches, this Graham Chapman and John Cleese-penned item concerns a man taking his dead mother (in a sack) to an undertakers office. ...

Series 3 (Oct. 1972 - Jan. 1973)

1. Whicker's World (or: Njorl's Saga)

(episode 27; aired October 19, 1972; recorded January 14, 1972) is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Njorl's Saga/Opening Credits
  • Multiple Murderer Court Scene
  • Investigating the body
  • Njorl's Saga - part II
  • A terrible mess
  • Njorl's Saga - part II: North Malden?
  • Starting over
  • Njorl's Saga - part II: Invest in Malden?
  • Phone conversation regarding about the word "Malden" in the saga
  • Eric Njorl Court Scene (Njorl's Saga - part III)
  • Stock Exchange Report
  • Mrs. Premise and Mrs. Conclusion at the Launderette
  • Mrs. Premise and Mrs. Conclusion at North Malden
  • Back to the saga...
  • Njorl's Saga - part IV: Mrs. Premise and Mrs. Conclusion visit Sarte in Paris
  • Whicker's World

Just for this season, the prologue of the opening credits feature a nude organist, John Cleese saying "and now," and the it's man.


2. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Norris' Ford Popular

(episode 28; aired October 26, 1972; recorded January 28, 1972) is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Emigration from Surbiton to Hounslow
  • Schoolboys' Life Assurance Company
  • How to Do It
  • Mrs. Niggerbaiter Explodes
  • Vicar/Salesman
  • Farming Club
  • "Life of Tschaikowsky"
  • Trim-Jeans Theatre
  • The Fish-Slapping Dance
  • World War Two
  • Titanic sinking
  • The BBC is Short of Money
  • SS Mother Goose
  • It's Man Show

The Fish-Slapping Dance is a popular Monty Python sketch that appears in Monty Pythons Flying Circus. ...

3. The Money Programme

(episode 29; aired November 2, 1972; recorded December 4, 1971) is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • The Money Programme
  • "There is nothing quite so wonderful as money" (song)
  • Erizabeth L
  • Fraud Film Director's Squad
  • Dead Bishop, AKA Church Police or Salvation Fuzz
  • Jungle Restaurant
  • Apology for Violence and Nudity
  • Ken Russell's "Gardening Club"
  • The Lost World of Roiurama
  • Six More Minutes of Monty Python's Flying Circus
  • The Argument Skit
  • Hitting on the Head Lessons
  • Inspector Flying Fox of the Yard
  • One More Minute of Monty Python's Flying Circus

Monty Pythons Dead Bishop sketch, also known as the Church Police or Salvation Fuzz, appeared in the Flying Circus TV Show in Episode 29, The Money Programme. It was also perfomed in Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl The skit begins with a couple (Eric Idle and Terry... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...

4. Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror

(episode 30; aired November 9, 1972; recorded December 11, 1971) is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror
  • The Man Who Speaks in Anagrams
  • Anagram Quiz
  • Merchant Banker
  • Pantomime Horses
  • Life and Death Struggles
  • Househunters
  • Mary Recruitment Office
  • Bus Conductor Sketch
  • The Man Who Makes People Laugh Uncontrollably
  • Army Captain as Clown
  • Gestures to Indicate Pauses in a Televised Talk
  • Neurotic Announcers
  • The news with Richard Baker (vision only)
  • The Pantomime Horse is a Secret Agent

Richard Baker is the name of several well-known people, including: Richard Baker (chronicler) (1568–1645), English chronicler Richard Baker (broadcaster) (born 1925), BBC broadcaster Richard Baker (composer/conductor) (born 1972), British composer and conductor Richard Baker (politician) (b. ...

5. The All-England Summarize Proust Competition

(episode 31; aired November 16, 1972; recorded April 24, 1972 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Summarize Proust Competition
  • Hairdressers Climb Up Mount Everest
  • Fire Brigade
  • Our Eamonn
  • "Party Hints" with Veronica Smalls
  • Language Laboratory
  • Travel Agent
  • Watney's Red Barrel
  • Anne Elk's Theory on Brontosauruses

Interestingly enough, the "PLAY ALL" function on the American DVD release skips this episode. Anne Elks Theory on Brontosauruses is a sketch from the thirty-first Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode, The All-England Summarize Proust Competition. This skit features Graham Chapman as a television interviewer and John Cleese in drag as the palaeontologist, Anne Elk, appearing in a television talk show...


6. The War Against Pornography

(episode 32; aired November 23, 1972; recorded January 21, 1972) is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Tory Housewives Clean-up Campaign
  • Gumby Brain Specialist
  • Molluscs - "Live" TV Documentary
  • Report on the Minister reports
  • Tuesday Documentary
  • Children's Story
  • Match of the Day
  • An Apology
  • Expedition to Lake Pahoe
  • The Silliest Interview We've Ever Had
  • The Silliest Sketch We've Ever Done

7. Salad Days

(episode 33; aired November 30, 1972; recorded January 7, 1972) is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Throughout this episode, at odd moments in the middle of the skits, the shot will quickly cut to a random character (such as a Viking) in a random off-site location, who says with puzzlement, "Lemon curry?", and then the skit in progress immediately resumes. In the penultimate scene, Richard Baker reads the news item, and then with complete puzzlement looks at the camera and says, "Lemon curry?" John Cleese (right) and Michael Palin (left) of Monty Python performing the Cheese Shop sketch. ... Sam Peckinpahs Salad Days is a Monty Pythons Flying Circus episode from season 3 (episode 33). ... Richard Baker is a British broadcaster, best known as an anchor man for the BBC news. ...


Trivia:

  • In some video editions of the Biggles Dictates a Letter sketch, a technical glitch cut some of the dialogue but the complete original does exist.

8. The Cycling Tour

(episode 34; aired December 7, 1972; recorded May 4, 1972) is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Mr. Pither
  • Mr. Gulliver and Clodagh Rogers
  • Trotsky
  • Smolensk
  • Bingo-crazed Chinese
  • Not Secret Police
  • Trotsky / Eartha Kitt
  • Firing Squad
  • Eartha Kitt/ Edward Heath

Trivia

  • This episode is the first episode of Flying Circus to feature a full length story.
  • John Tomiczek, Graham Chapman's adopted son, makes a brief, non-speaking appearance as one of two children (other one being Graham dressed as a teenage girl) to ask for an autograph from a man (although not in drag) they thought was singer Clodagh Rodgers (Terry Jones, whose character changes personalities).It soon points out that the man now thinks he is Leo Trotsky.

9. The Nude Organist

(episode 35; aired December 14, 1972; recorded May 11, 1972) is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Bomb on Plane
  • A Naked Man
  • Ten Seconds of Sex
  • Housing Project Built by Characters from Nineteenth-century English Literature
  • M1 Interchange Built by Characters from 'Paradise Lost'
  • Mystico and Janet - Flats Built by Hypnosis
  • Mortuary Hour
  • The Olympic Hide-and-seek Final
  • The Cheap-Laughs
  • Bull-fighting
  • The British Well-Basically Club
  • Prices on the Planet Algon
  • Mr. Badger Reads the Credits

Trivia: Mr. Badger's first appearance is not in this episode. Rather, it is in Episode 32 at the end.


10. E. Henry Thripshaw's Disease

(episode 36; aired December 21, 1972; recorded May 25, 1972) is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Tudor Jobs Agency
  • Pornographic Bookshop
  • Elizabethan Pornography Smugglers
  • Silly Disturbances
  • The Free Repetition of Doubtful Words Sketch
  • 'Is There?'... Life after Death?
  • The Man Who Says Words in the Wrong Order
  • Thripshaw's Disease
  • Silly Noises
  • Sherry-drinking Vicar

Trivia: This show was probably the worst case of censorship from the BBC. The BBC cut three sketches out of this show, as well as a lot of Gilliam's animation. The three sketches were: Big Nosed Sculptor, Revolting Cocktails, and Wee-Wee Wine Cellar.


11. Dennis Moore

(episode 37; aired January 4, 1973; recorded April 17, 1972) is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • "Boxing Tonight" - Jack Bodell v. Sir Kenneth Clark
  • Dennis Moore
  • What the Stars Foretell
  • Doctor
  • TV4 or Not TV4 Discussion
  • Lupins
  • Ideal Loon Exhibition
  • Off-licence
  • Dennis Moore Rides Again
  • Prejudice
  • Redistribution of Wealth

12. A Book at Bedtime

(episode 38; aired January 11, 1973; recorded December 18, 1971) is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Party Political Broadcast (Choreographed) †
  • A Book at Bedtime - "Redgauntlet"
  • Kamikaze Scotsmen
  • No Time to Lose
  • Frontiers of Medicine - Penguins
  • BBC programme planners
  • Unexploded Scotsmen
  • Spot the Looney
  • Rival Documentaries
  • Dad's Doctors, Dad's Pooves and Other Interesting Stories †

† - "Party Political Broadcast (Choreographed)" and "Dad's Doctors, Dad's Pooves and Other Interesting Stories" have been cut out in many versions of this episode.[1] A clip of Party Political Broadcast (Choreographed) has surfaced on Youtube, stated to have been found somewhere in Canada by David Morgan. [2]


13. Grandstand

(episode 39; aired January 18, 1973; recorded May 18, 1972) is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Thames TV Introduction
  • "Light Entertainment Awards" with Dickie Attenborough
  • Dickie Attenborough
  • The Oscar Wilde Sketch
  • Charwoman
  • David Niven's Fridge
  • Pasolini's Film "The Third Test Match"
  • New Brain from Curry's
  • Blood Donor
  • International Wife-Swapping
  • Credits of the Year
  • The Dirty Vicar Sketch

Trivia

  • The Credits of the year sketch marked John Cleese's final appearance in the Python series.

Series 4 (Oct. 1974 - Dec. 1974)

(On screen the final series was titled simply Monty Python.)


1. The Golden Age of Ballooning

(episode 40; aired October 31, 1974; recorded October 12, 1974) is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • The Montgolfier Brothers
  • Montgolfier Brothers in Love
  • Louis XIV
  • The Court of George III
  • Party Political Broadcast on Behalf of the Norwegian Party
  • Zeppelin

2. Michael Ellis

(aired November 7, 1974; recorded October 19, 1974) is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Department Store
  • Buying an Ant
  • At Home with the Ant and Other Pets
  • Documentary on Ants
  • Ant Complaints
  • Ant Poetry Reading
  • Toupee Department
  • Different Endings

3. The Light Entertainment War

(episode 42; aired November 14, 1974; recorded October 26, 1974) is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Up Your Pavement
  • RAF Banter
  • Trivializing the War
  • Courtmartial
  • Basingstoke in Westphalia
  • "Anything goes" (song)
  • Film trailer
  • Weird opening credits
  • The Public Are Idiots
  • Programme Titles Conference
  • The last five miles of the M4
  • Woody and Tinny Words
  • Show-jumping
  • Newsflash
  • "When Does a Dream Begin?" (song)

Trivia

  • The "Show-jumping" sketch features Olympic silver medal-winning showjumper Marion Mould (see also Stroller (horse)).
  • "When Does a Dream Begin" was written, and performed on the programme, by Neil Innes.
  • Douglas Adams made a brief appearance as a doctor treating a man suffering from lumbago.

Stroller the only pony to compete at the Olympics in Show Jumping. ... Neil James Innes (born 9 December 1944, in Danbury, Essex) is an English writer and performer of comic songs, best known for his collaborative work with Monty Python, and for playing in the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and later The Rutles. ... Douglas Noël Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, comic radio dramatist, and musician. ... Lumbago is a term used to refer to low back pain. ...

4. Hamlet

(episode 43; aired November 21, 1974; recorded November 2, 1974) is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Bogus Psychiatrists
  • Nationwide
  • Police helmets
  • Father-in-Law
  • Hamlet and Ophelia
  • Boxing Match Aftermath
  • Boxing Commentary
  • Piston Engine (a Bargain)
  • A Room in Polonius' House
  • Dentists
  • Live from Epsom - Jockey Interviews
  • Queen Victoria Handicap

5. Mr. Neutron

(episode 44; aired November 28, 1974; recorded November 9, 1974) is the 332nd day of the year (333rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Post-box Ceremony
  • Mr. Neutron
  • F.E.A.R. / Mr. Neutron is Missing!
  • Teddy Salad
  • Secretary of State and Prime Minister
  • Bombing
  • Mrs. Scum
  • Teddy Salad Explodes
  • Mr. Neutron Escapes
  • Conjuring Today

6. Party Political Broadcast

(episode 45; aired December 5, 1974; recorded November 16, 1974) is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Most Awful Family in Britain
  • Icelandic Honey Week
  • Patient Abuse
  • Brigadier and Bishop
  • Appeal on behalf of extremely rich people
  • The man who finishes other people's sentences
  • David Attenborough
  • The walking trees of Dahomey
  • Batsmen of the Kalahari
  • Cricket match (assegais)
  • BBC News (handovers)

Trivia For medical references to Patient/Senior Abuse , see Elder Abuse. ...


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