Monty Python was a British comedy group that created the influential Monty Python’s Flying, a British television comedy sketch show that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969. Forty-five episodes were made over four series. The television series, broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974, was conceived, written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. You can view Michael Palin’s comments on the enduring success of Monty Python.
The following video was recorded live for the show Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl in California. You can follow along with the script for the “Argument Clinic”.