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We can do without the Spam!

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Unread post by Shazzoir » Wed May 16, 2018 5:15 pm

Haha, you've hit on my humour weakness, the most Monty Python that anyone could want will never be enough for me. The first record I ever bought in 1982 when I was 14 was 'Hotel California' by The Eagles, and the next eight records I blew my pocketmoney on were all Monty Python ones. Still got 'em too, even the three sided 'Matching Tie and Handkerchief' :)

And it might not be Spam, but it's in the same vein...

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Unread post by Simon M » Sat May 19, 2018 12:29 am

You may already be aware of this, Shaz...but in case you haven't seen it I thought I'd post this.

It's 'Out of the Trees', the show Graham Chapman did after Monty Python. Only one episode was ever made so I thought I'd post it here.


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Unread post by Shazzoir » Sat May 19, 2018 10:17 am

I did not know of this, Simon! Wow, thank you, will enjoy this tonight! :)

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Unread post by Simon M » Sat May 19, 2018 9:51 pm

I'm glad! Few people have heard of it, even Monty Python fans. It only survives to this day because a few people recorded it off the TV when it originally aired (or so the story goes).

I saw Ripping Yarns as a kid (thanks to my Grandfather) before I'd even heard of Monty Python, and I still haven't watched every single episode of Flying Circus. I've also got some of their records.

Chapman's show is different again, but it's still interesting to see how his particular sense of humour works when it's isolated from the other Monty Python guys. The influence of Douglas Adams is also easy to spot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Out_of_the_Trees

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