Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Life Of Python
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1993
Director: Ian MacNaughton
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 733961-701326
Running time: 2:48 (168 Min.)
Casetype: Slip Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: October 31, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#1754)
Status: Available
Purchase date: June 01, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
For more than 30 years, devout fans of Monty Python have tortured the rest of us with endless repetition of 'The Dead Parrot Sketch', 'The Spanish Inquisition', 'Spam', 'The Lumberjack Song', 'Nudge Nudge' and more.

In a desperate attempt to finally shut them up, A&E presents this, the ultimate Python fanatic's collection, chock full of interviews, new material, tours, new material, de rigueur "lost" episodes and bits, new material, shots of the old geezers resting on their laurels, and, of course, new material.

Volume 1: A Veritable Potpourri of Python
• It's... The Monty Python Story - This outrageous BBC production celebrates 30 years of Python with new Monty Python sketches, a plethora of guest appearances and the funniest funeral you'll ever attend.
• Pythonland - Journey with Michael Palin in search of the locations where the best-known Python sketches were shot.
• The Lost Python Mayday Special - A fun and fusty relic from the 1971 Pan-European May Day Festival, freshly dug from the BBC rubbish bin.
• From Spam to Sperm: Monty Python's Greatest Hits - Join host Meat Loaf for a countdown of the songs we were grounded for singing as kids.
• An animated tribute from Comedy Central's 'South Park'.

Volume 2: Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus #2
One of the famous "lost" German episodes never before available in the U.S. Yes, Monty Python is funny in German! Unfortunately, this programme is in English.
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Ian MacNaughton....Director
Graham Chapman....Original Material By
John Cleese....Original Material By
Terry Gilliam....Original Material By
Eric Idle....Original Material By
Terry Jones....Original Material By
Michael Palin....Original Material By
Elaine Shepherd....Executive Producer
Amy Briamonte....Executive Producer
Martin Davidson....Producer
Tim Kirby....Producer
Alfred Biolek....Producer
Graham Chapman....Various roles
John Cleese....Various roles
Terry Gilliam....Various roles
Eric Idle....Various roles
Terry Jones....Various roles
Michael Palin....Various roles
Carol Cleveland....Various roles
Connie Booth....Various roles
Eddie Izzard....Host
Ronnie Corbett....Himself
David Frost....Himself
Kevin Kline....Himself
Trey Parker....Himself
Matt Stone....Himself
Neil Innes....Himself
Bob Raymond....Himself
Peter Brett....Himself
Ian Davidson....Himself
Rita Davies....Herself
Meat Loaf....Himself