(65 Ratings)
Network: BBC One
Actors: Terry Jones,
John Cleese,
Eric Idle,
Graham Chapman,
et al.
Genres: Comedy
First Aired: October 1, 1969
Runtime: 30 minutes
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TV Shows Monty Python's Flying Circus

Monty Python's Flying Circus

And now for something completely different: Monty Python's Flying Circus was simply the most influential comedy program television has ever seen. Five Englishmen, all working under the constraints of conventional TV shows such as The Frost Report (for which the five Englishmen wrote), gathered together with an expatriate American in the spring of 1969 to break the rules. The result, first airing on BBC-1 on October 5, 1969, has influenced countless future men and women in the media and comedy since.

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