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MPFC by montyfreak0234 on 10 March 2006 11:32pm
 
im sure most of you have seen monty python's flying circus...if you havent...wy are you even here? but anyways, what is your absoulute favorite sketch? i love the homicidal barber (which goes into the lumberjack song which im sure you all know. how not to be seen is prett good, so is the dead parrot...i like the crack pots religions too (the opening and t he animation..) i also like defence asgainst fresh fruit and everyone dies which my friend (who is homicidal i swear) would like.
 
Re: MPFC by suzulu on 12 March 2006 1:23am
 
The Spanish Inquisition, the Lumberjack Song, the dead parrot and I could go on and on and on ....
 
Re: MPFC by canaveralgumby on 12 March 2006 5:55pm
 
My favorite sketches tend to be the "wordy" ones which Eric Idle wrote, like "Spot the Looney," "The Ideal Loon Competition," "Storytime," "The Money Programme." But my single favorite is the "fighting over the microphone" sketch - I don't know what else to call it! - which is the first one I ever saw and the first time I saw MP. JC begins a documentary about the woodlands which inspired Sir Walter Scott, then MP comes in and takes the mic to do a documentary about Britain's lumber industry. They chase each other through the field and wrestle for the mic, eventually a car chase ensues, but neither good stiff-upper-lip British tv personality ever fails to deliver his documentary.

I wrote a haiku about it when PythoNet used to have contests:
Two men in a field
but only one microphone
the B B C is broke



 
Re: MPFC by montyfreak0234 on 12 March 2006 7:10pm
 
the episodes 40-45 arnt nearly as good, here really are no classics without john cleese
 
Re: MPFC by sighthound on 12 March 2006 10:03pm
 
Cori, I'd forgotten the "fighting over the microphone" sketch. Oh God, it was hilarious. Thanks for jogging my fading memory.
 
Re: MPFC by tucsonmike on 12 March 2006 10:07pm
 
I liked the haiku. Yes, that was a great sketch. Documentaries, meet rugby.
 
Re: MPFC by sighthound on 12 March 2006 10:13pm
 
Hi, Mike. Ahren and I are in the chatroom.
 
Re: MPFC by Ahren on 12 March 2006 10:45pm
 
Is it just me or are the timings on the posts completely out?!
 
Re: MPFC by arty_farty on 13 March 2006 11:25am
 
my fave would have to be the plea for sanity, bruces, silly election and crunchy frog. oh and the italian class one cause GC is in lederhosen. :-)~
 
Re: MPFC by Clare on 13 March 2006 1:00pm
 
I'm a bit partial to 'fish slapping' just because it is so silly. I also like confuse a cat too! Does anyone know what the lethal joke was?

Clare
 
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