TV Series | TV-14 | | Comedy
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.
One of the first things the Pythons decided was to get rid of the obligatory, though often disappointing punch line of most comedy sketches. The "Restaurant Sketch" (or "Dirty Fork Sketch") pokes fun at this.
And now it's just three minutes until the Big Green Thing!
Announcer: You're a Loony!
BBC Announcer: Oh, I just get so Bored! I get so Bloody Bored!
The Air Tube that operates Mr Tree's mouth can be seen in the profile shot, when light starts glinting off it.
In episode 23 "Scott of the Antarctic," the opening segments take up so much time that the theme song doesn't play until about 20 minutes into the show.
The VHS and DVD releases by A&E contain the full-length versions of the shows. Several episodes run over 30 minutes, and were subsequently edited by PBS to fit into a 30 minute time slot.
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