When Writer and Actor Terry Gilliam asked British animation legend Bob Godfrey if he could use his camera to re-create his animated sequences for this movie, Godfrey didn't know who Gilliam was and told him to "bugger off". Later, Godfrey found out that Gilliam was a member of the Monty Python team and helped him complete the sequences for this movie.
In this picture, there are forty-seven people. None of them can be seen. In this film, we hope to show you how not to be seen. This is Mr E.R. Bradshaw of Napier Court, Black Lion Road, London, SE14. He cannot be seen. Now I'm going to ask him to ...
During the Dead Parrot sketch, John Cleese's arms alternate between crossed and on his hips between shots.
After the opening theme song, a "THE END" screen comes up, and stage manager Terry Jones apologises for the brevity of the film.