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"Monty Python" Legend Terry Jones Passes Away, Age 77

One of Britain's most treasured comedic talents Terry Jones passed away at the age of 77 on Wednesday. With a career spanning six decades, the actor, director, and writer is best known for his time as a member of the popular and influential comedy troupe Monty Python. During Monty Python's Flying Circus' run on the […]


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"Monty Python" 50 Years of Contemporary Relevance [OPINION]

If any troupe has stood the test of time, it's British comedy team 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, […]


Michael Palin Becomes First Monty Python to Receive Knighthood

Yes yes, we can now officially say that Michael Palin will be an *actual* Knight who says Ni. Palin becomes the first member of the British comedy troupe Monty Python to receive the honor of (substantive rather than honorary) Knighthood from Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during the New Years Honors investitures. Of the honor, […]

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Netflix Has the Entire Monty Python Catalogue, Will Launch Later This Year

If you currently don't have enough Monty Python in your life, never fear! Netflix has got you covered, apparently. 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. The UK and Canada Netflix subscribers will actually get […]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote To Shoot In October; Cast Announced

Terry Gilliam is prepared to shoot The Man Who Killed Don Quixote again. The production, set to begin in October, will mark his second major attempt to bring his concept to the screen. The new version will star Adam Driver, Michael Palin and Olga Kurylenko, as announced at a press conference at the Cannes Film […]

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def

By Jeb D. When it was announced earlier this year that there would be a live theatrical broadcast of the final performance of the Monty Python "farewell" shows from London's O2 arena, people that know me assumed I'd be first in line for tickets. My siblings and I were what you might call "first generation" […]



Monty Python Reunite (Well, Except One) For Graham Chapman Non-Biopic

It's been over twenty years since the premature death of Monty Python Graham Chapman in 1989 from cancer. But now his fellow Pythons are determined to bring Chapman back to the attention of a generation that has missed his wit through an animation of his 'fanciful' autobiography A Liar's Autobiography: Volume VI. Not only that, […]