R | | Comedy, History
Mel Brooks brings his one-of-a-kind comic touch to the history of mankind covering events from the Old Testament to the French Revolution in a series of episodic comedy vignettes.
Josephus says he is from Ethiopia. When asked what part, he says, "125th Street". That is a famous street that is considered the "Main Street" of Harlem.
King Louis XVI:
What did he say?
Mademoiselle Rimbaud: He said, "The poor ain't so bad."
King Louis XVI: "The poor ain't so bad?" Huh, you're lucky he's still alive!
When the nuns line up at the side of the pool there are only 12 of them, but then you see 16 of them swimming in formation.
VESTAL VIRGINS Portrayed by Playboy Playmates and Models
The German TV version is missing the "Hitler on Ice" segment during the finale. Also, there is a small bit missing in the stone age segment, showing the invention of art (wall painting), and the first critic taking a leak on the masterpiece.
English, Latin, French
$4,792,731 (USA) (14 June 1981)
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