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The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus: 16-Ton Megaset

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ISBN13: 00733961729528
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This unassuming case is packed with 16 tons of funny: 14 discs of The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus, packed with every madcap moment from the programme's four year run, plus 2 Monty Python Live! discs featuring — well, you figure it out.

While to the uninitiated they may look like ordinary .65 oz. digital video discs, due to the unique physics of comedy (it's like quantum but with fewer dead cats), each disc actually weighs a full metaphoric ton! Please remember to lift with your knees.

This 16-Ton Megaset contains every single episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus — four years of blood, sweat and blancmange — jammed into slivers of plastic the size of a tea plate and Monty Python Live! — Legendary live performances, the 20-year celebration of Monty Python Parrot Sketch Not Included, and the all-German Monty Python's Fligender Zirkus episode #1 squashed like pancakes. Sad, really.

Want to find the funny fast? Jump right to your favorite sketches in The Flying Circus with this index!

Disc 1: The Funniest Joke in the World, The Wrestling Episode, and Nudge Nudge
Disc 2: Art Critic, Silly Job Interview, and Crunchy Frog
Disc 3: Dead Parrot, Lumberjack Song, and Vocational Guidance Counselor
Disc 4: Undertaker's Film, Upperclass Twit of the Year, and Albatross
Disc 5: The Ministry of Silly Walks, The Spanish Inquisition, and Complaints
Disc 6: The Bishop, Blackmail, and Dung
Disc 7: Attila the Nun, Silly Vicar, and Exploding Penguin on the TV Set
Disc 8: Scott of the Antarctic, Dirty Hungarian Phrase-book, and Exploding Blue Danube
Disc 9: Icelandic Saga, Fish-Slapping Dance, and Argument Clinic
Disc 10: 'Blood, Devastation, War, and Horror', Mount Everest — Hairdresser Expedition, and Gumby Brain Specialists
Disc 11: Cheese Shop, A Naked Man, and The Olympic Hide and Seek Final
Disc 12: Elizabethan Pornography Smugglers, Kamikaze Scotsman, and Penguins
Disc 13: Montgolfier Brothers, Department Store, and RAF Banter
Disc 14: Hamlet and Ophelia, Mr. Neutron, and Most Awful Family in Britain
Disc 15: Live at the Hollywood Bowl, Monty Python Live at Aspen
Disc 16: Parrot Sketch Not Included, Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus: German Episode #1

Special Features:

Weblink to; Meet the Chaps; Pythonism Glossary; Gillianimations Art Gallery; Preview Upcoming Episodes; Troupe Career Highlights; Post-Python Troupe Highlights; Pythonisms; Bleeding Critics, Confusing Musings; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection

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Duane, November 1, 2006 (view all comments by Duane)
I keep hearing that this is 'complete', but it does not mention the previous incarnation of this DVD set, which also claimed to be 'complete' but was not. Sadly, two of the funniest routines from perhaps their funniest episode, #38 on disc 12, are completely excised. I wrote to A&E and pointed this out, and a kind person responded that even though the two routines are on the original BBC tapes and shooting scripts for the series (in the physical world, mind you), the routines never existed. The person who wrote this is likely now working for the Very Special Administration.

Until there is an admission that the two bits are missing or restored with an explanation of why they went missing in the first place, such dishonesty is not worth they price they want.
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16-Ton Megaset
A & E Home Video
Chapman, Graham
Grade Level:
16 DVDs
Media Run Time:
approx. 29 Hours 9 Minutes

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