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[–]oneburntwitch 513 points514 points  (22 children)

This video is from Monty Python at the Hollywood Bowl, and if you like this sketch I suggest you watch the whole thing. One of my all-time favourites.

[–]casualdelirium 117 points118 points  (9 children)


[–]smmfdyb 47 points48 points  (4 children)

What flavor is it?

[–]SilverThreadRadio GaGa 88 points89 points  (3 children)


[–]rush22 30 points31 points  (1 child)

Do you get wafers with it?

[–]arthurdentsrobe 43 points44 points  (0 children)

Of course you don't get fucking wafers with it! It's bleeding albatross!

[–]MagicalTrevor70 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Got any choc ices?

[–]SganarelleBard 12 points13 points  (1 child)


[–]hvelsveg_himins 2 points3 points  (0 children)

How much is it?

[–]Chewbaxter 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Get it on a stick!

[–]MicrocrystallineHue 37 points38 points  (3 children)

Watch the whole thing? You must be out yer bloody mind. When I was a young lad, we didn't have any fancy video boxes. We had cardboard cutouts and a lump of coal until we had to burn it to cook t'cat.

[–]Ibchuck 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Cardboard cutouts and coal! You lucky bastard. We had a ball of mud and stick. And we were bloody well happy to have that!

[–]jockeryquock 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Look at this fat cat with the calories to be happy

[–]Czech_Mate_Too 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Live at the Hollywood Bowl was great. Touched on some of their funniest and most cherished skits...and is one of the few dvds I managed to keep in good shape over the years.

[–]Aptom_4 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Never be rude to an Arab...

[–]stumpyoftheshire 2 points3 points  (1 child)

An Israeli, or Saudi, or Jew....

[–]amanitus 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Never be rude to an Irishman no matter what you do...

[–]Dumptruck_Johnson 19 points20 points  (2 children)

When someone has to point out that Monty python’s satire is satire it is unfortunate and makes me want to silly walk to the nearest authority

[–]glasspheasant 10 points11 points  (0 children)

My favorite live comedy show of all time. No one did it better, and this particular show was a home run. Definitely give it a watch if you haven’t.

[–]GoHomeWithBonnieJean 184 points185 points  (21 children)

I thought I'd seen all the Pythons' stuff. That's hilarious! Cleese said he got tired of writing by committe, but together, they were fu**ing brilliant.

One of my all-time favorites is the Four Yorkshiremen sketch (that link is the older version) The version that goes with this post is here.

[–]polarbearrape 44 points45 points  (11 children)

Cleese was brilliant though in any situation. If you havnt watched fawlty towers do it now.

[–]smishmainturntable.fm 35 points36 points  (2 children)

Farty Towels?

[–]Ocean_Ghost 31 points32 points  (1 child)

Watery fowls

[–]The_Kobra_Kid 21 points22 points  (0 children)

Flowery twats

[–]evaned 31 points32 points  (5 children)

There's also the one-shot How to Irritate People. Example skit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJSey8HRUhU

[–]CreatrixAnima 20 points21 points  (3 children)

There is no cause for alarm. The wings are not on fire.

John Cleese did a whole mess of training videos in the 80s and 90s, and my dad was the head of HR for his company. So his department was familiar with John please. One day he summoned them all for meeting and told them they were going to watch a training video on interviewing… And he showed them the interview bit from How to Irritate People. I wish I’d had a boss that cool just once in my life!

5!...4!...3!...2!...1!... Brrrrrrrr!

[–]Jaerivus 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Gooooooood-a niiiiiiiiiiiiight. Ding-a-ding, ding, ding, ding.

[–]botbotbobot 1 point2 points  (0 children)

One of my absolute favorites.

[–]tunkerz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

‘Video Arts’. Back in the day I used to duplicate them professionally. Still remember them. Absolutely excellent.

[–]LoneRangersBand 0 points1 point  (0 children)

"I am sorry! I must go punish myself!"

[–]Punk_Says_Fuck_You 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Fawlty? What’s wrong with him?

Do you by chance wear a hearing aid madam?

A what?


I haven’t got it turned on, it runs the batteries down.

[–]GoHomeWithBonnieJean 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I love John Cleese & his post-Python work. He was great in A Fish Called Wanda (as was Michael Palin), and he was great in The Day the Earth Stood Still. He's got range.

Funny you would mention Fawlty Towers, 'cause back in the 70s, when I was still getting high, we used to watch Fawlty Towers and laughed our asses off. I just went back and started re-watching it on Netflix. It's a whole different style of writing the Python stuff. It's more throwback, Vaudevillian/burlesque-style (physical, miscommunication, and stereotype [read: "borderline racist/sexist"] hate my mother-in-law/domineering wife) humor. Still a fun show, though.

The Python work was more often absurdist, edgy, erudite, and surreal, with social & political commentary. That's my favorite stuff.

[–]stumpdawg 13 points14 points  (0 children)

ive never seen the BW version before. but this sketch always makes my sides hurt.

[–]Revro_Chevins 7 points8 points  (3 children)


Is that Igor from Young Frankenstein on the right!?

[–]troggbl 8 points9 points  (2 children)

No, its pronounced Eye-gor (and yes its Marty Feldman, its from At last the 1948 show)

[–]LoneRangersBand 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Be sure to check out his bookshop sketch, which originated from "1948".

[–]GoHomeWithBonnieJean 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ethel the Aardvark Goes Quantity Surveying?!?! Priceless!

[–]MisPosMol 2 points3 points  (1 child)

The first link is from At Last the 1948 Show.

[–]GoHomeWithBonnieJean 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And that's Marty Feldman all the way on the right (stage left), who worked a lot with Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder in later years. He played Igor (pronounced "eye - gor") in Young Frankenstein (pronounced "fronk - in - shteen").

[–]MrPaineUTI 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Luxury! Love that skit.

[–]GoHomeWithBonnieJean 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yeah, "Loog-shuh-raye" became a regular catch-phrase in our group of friends; still pops up now and again.

[–]MADASSOR 160 points161 points  (10 children)

Amazingly when I was travelling in Eastern Europe I ended up doing a white water rafting expedition in Bosnia/Montenegro. It was epic. It was right at the tail end of the season so 5/6 campsites were already closed for the season and one remained. To start off with I was literally the only person at the campsite. The staff there advised in semi-French/Serbian/hand signals that a bus was coming later with loads of guys and girls. I thought, sweet - should be fun. About 9:30 pm rolled around and a bus 19 Norwegian Choir Boys got off the bus. No joke!!! The link to this story is that they were a seriously high-end choir earning 1000's of Euros per 15 minutes. They also specialised in Monty Python spoofs and would regularly bust out in perfect harmony to tunes such as this one while meandering down the canyon. I've got a video of them somewhere while we were at a bus stop as we went our different ways. They were insanely funny and talented!

Edit: link to FB removed after advice. Will re-post from YouTube when I can

[–]tinyjb 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Post the vid! That would be so cool to see!

[–]MADASSOR 2 points3 points  (1 child)

It's been added in the above post

[–]Diorama42 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That’s fucking great. Thanks for sharing the story and video.

[–]Buntschatten 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Only 4 likes for that? Your FB friends suck.

[–]torndownunit 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That was fantastic, thanks for posting.

[–]partyinplatypus 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Dude, you just doxxed yourself. I recommend you repost that to YouTube if you'd really like to share it. There are shit people on the Internet.

[–]MADASSOR 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cheers dude. Noted and will re-post later on

[–]Obzzeh 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hahaha utterly brilliant

[–]BananaFrappe 180 points181 points  (20 children)

I still find it odd to see Terry Gilliam on stage or in front of a camera. I know he's a member, but growing up on MPFC, you usually only ever saw him when they showed the cartoonist "die" or something. He was not a regular on-camera member, and the few times where he was in a sketch, he never seemed as smooth as the other Pythons. Though, I have to admit he was pretty brilliant with those coconuts though.

[–]Porrick 77 points78 points  (3 children)

I loved him as “We’ve got lumps of it ‘round the back” torturer guy in Brian. And the liver donor in Meaning of Life.

[–]newb0rn11 32 points33 points  (0 children)

D-don't listen to 'im sir. He's mmm... mmm... mmm... MAD.

[–]Mike_Kermin 4 points5 points  (0 children)

My favorite line of anything ever.

[–]lagoon83 40 points41 points  (4 children)

He was their go-to guy for weird, dialogue-light walk-on parts. Stuff where he could dress up silly and gurn for the camera. He was all over Flying Circus if you know to look out for him!

Edit: here's a thread about it

[–]maddenevan 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Gurn. Gurn -- it's got a sort of woody quality about it. Gurn. Gu-u-urn. Much better than 'newspaper' or 'litter bin’.

[–]lagoon83 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Dreadful tinny sort of words!

[–]darmok11 20 points21 points  (2 children)

He had some brilliant bits in Flying Circus!

[–]arthurdentsrobe 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Yes he did. Cardinal Fang! The original naked organ guy! The rubber chicken Knight! The "was wearing" Viking! :)

[–]LoneRangersBand 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This is my only line!

[–]ilovecashews 16 points17 points  (5 children)

He was patsy in Holy Grail. He was perfect in that role.

[–]BananaFrappe 12 points13 points  (4 children)

Though, I have to admit he was pretty brilliant with those coconuts though.

[–]dimmmo 3 points4 points  (3 children)

He never said where he got them from in the end.

[–]mikey_says 5 points6 points  (2 children)

They could grip the coconuts by the husk.

[–]dimmmo 1 point2 points  (1 child)


[–]fixxxers01 1 point2 points  (0 children)

So, are you suggesting coconuts migrate?

[–]PalpatineWasFramed 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Terry Gilliam is the only Python from the US (Grand Rapids, MN) and didn't really like to be in front of the camera. As others have mentioned he is there but mostly background. Every so often he'd do a sketch where they needed an American (most of the Python's weren't very good at an American accent [which is also hilarious to hear and realize, "oh, that's their American accent!"]).

[–]TheRedEminence 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Gilliam is Cardinal Fang!

[–]gekkobob 102 points103 points  (12 children)

Lately I've been singing this almost daily, for no reason. The final verse is fun and hard to sing for a non-native speaker: "Life can be fine when we['re] both sixtynine and we sit on our faces in all sorts of places and play 'til we're blown away".

edit: removed an 'are'

[–]polarbearrape 42 points43 points  (6 children)

For the last year ever time Trump brings up how close he is with China I get "I like Chinese" stuck in my head...

[–]MagicalTrevor70 20 points21 points  (4 children)

I like their tiny little trees...

[–]mikey_says 13 points14 points  (3 children)

They come from a long way overseas!

[–]OrginalCanadian 10 points11 points  (2 children)

But they're cute and they're cuddly, and they're ready to please.

[–]troggbl 8 points9 points  (1 child)

I like Chinese food, The waiters never are rude,

[–]rush22 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Think of the many things they've done to impress!

[–]glasspheasant 8 points9 points  (0 children)

They’re cute and they’re cuddly...

[–]axytl 9 points10 points  (2 children)

It's not when we're both sixty-nine but when we both sixty-nine. It's a verb, not an age.

[–]gekkobob 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I thought it was a position. :/

[–]topflawed 4 points5 points  (0 children)

yes you're right, that's what it means. we 69, instead of we are 69

[–]ClassBShareHolder 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This post is very timely. My daughter recently started listening to my Contractual Obligation CD and commented on a car trip about the song not being appropriate for her to listen to. It's been stuck in my head ever since. I'd completely forgotten about it until she mentioned it.

[–]basementdiplomat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So THAT'S the line! I never knew! Thank you :-)

[–]Low-E_McDjentface 121 points122 points  (4 children)

My dad used to sing this at random moments and I never bothered to think about the meaning of it

[–]mungothemenacing 36 points37 points  (3 children)

Are you me? I knew the first lines to this song for twenty years before I knew what they were from.

[–]Npr31 10 points11 points  (2 children)

I may also me you

[–]scottjf8 40 points41 points  (6 children)

I'm here for an argument. No you're not. Yes I am.

Genius shit.

[–]lagoon83 16 points17 points  (5 children)

Argument is an intellectual process. Contradiction is just the automatic gainsaying of anything the other person says!

[–]IsNotPolitburo 16 points17 points  (2 children)

No it's not.

[–]lagoon83 6 points7 points  (1 child)

It is!

[–]boris_keys 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]FreydNot 5 points6 points  (1 child)

No it isn't.

[–]lagoon83 6 points7 points  (0 children)

It is!

[–]maxseamus 56 points57 points  (0 children)

When I was into Monty Python as a kid I used to walk around singing this song at the top of my lungs. One day I went to the mall with my brother and dad and started belting it out as we walked in. My father turned to me asked me very nicely to stop singing the song and that I should stop singing it all together. I was like “ok” and didn’t think much of it until I learned what the song was about. I must have embarrassed half the family with my rendition of “sit on my face”. Good times.

[–]Lhos 112 points113 points  (4 children)

I need to hear this sung by Sean Connery.

[–]alex494 60 points61 points  (0 children)

You can shove your shilly shing shong up your arshh.

[–]crazyguyunderthedesk 12 points13 points  (1 child)

I had to do a Sean Connery impression and sing the song t get your joke.

[–]adviceKiwi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

ah! Thanks, now I geddit

[–]Legomomster 27 points28 points  (2 children)

SO sings this to me on the regular.

[–]coyote_den 33 points34 points  (0 children)

Your SO is trying to tell you something. Why are you still on Reddit?

[–]geralthawke 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I wish I had an SO that also like MPFC.

[–]LoneRangersBand 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Here's the version done at the Concert for George (Harrison)

George was a huge Python fan (big enough that he funded "Life of Brian" with his own money after the studio producing it pulled out).

[–]jvlomax 5 points6 points  (0 children)

And if you look closely, you'll notice Tom Hanks is in the choir.

[–]corbaybay 9 points10 points  (3 children)

The end of the video is the best.

[–]freemoney83 4 points5 points  (0 children)

John Cleese has a nice ass for sure

[–]UnarmedRobonaut[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I like the last 40 seconds the most.

[–]corbaybay 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I know. It's so cheeky.

[–]beka13 8 points9 points  (0 children)

My mom used to sing this around the house all the time when I was little. Then she inexplicably (to me) got mad at me when I sang it when we were out in public.

[–]I_Am_Slightly_Evil 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I had this stuck in my head last week

[–]randarrow 6 points7 points  (3 children)

Satire of what?

[–]QcumberKid 12 points13 points  (4 children)

I like traffic lights, but only when their green.

[–]Buffalo_buffalo_Buff 5 points6 points  (3 children)

I like traffic lights That is what I said I like traffic lights But not when they are red

Contractual obligation album is a little know gem.

[–]MagicalTrevor70 6 points7 points  (2 children)

I like traffic lights

I like traffic lights

I like traffic lights

Although my name's not Bamber...

[–]rush22 5 points6 points  (1 child)

I like traffic lights
I like traffic lights
I like traffic lights
I like traffic lights
I like traffic lights
I like traffic lights
I like traffic lights
But not when they are amber.

[–]AuthorWho 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wait, that was the supposed ending? The unfinishness has haunted me for years!

[–]blove1150r 4 points5 points  (0 children)

This song as a teenager was my hope of life

[–]BenV17 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Now THIS is music

[–]DJ_Spam[M] 20 points21 points  (1 child)

Monty Python
artist pic

Monty Python is a comedy troupe of 4 Englishmen (John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Eric Idle), 1 Welshman (Terry Jones) and 1 American (Terry Gilliam), best known for their legendary and influential sketch comedy show "Monty Python's Flying Circus" (which ran for four seasons from 1969 to 1974). The troupe also wrote and starred in the films "And Now for Something Completely Different" (1971), "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" (1975), "Monty Python's Life of Brian" (1979), "Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl" (1982) and "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life" (1983). The group formed in 1969 in London, England and ceased normal activity as a comedy troupe in 1983 although the members continue to appear in one another's projects and there have been sporadic reunions since then.

The group includes Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle (the trio from Cambridge, who are all taller than all the other members of the group, and known as the more "aggressive" half of the group), Terry Jones (from Wales), Michael Palin (from Oxford) and Terry Gilliam (Minnesota in the United States). Chapman wrote the sketches with Cleese, Jones wrote with Palin, Idle wrote alone and Gilliam did the animations. Neil Innes and Carol Cleveland have both on occasion been mentioned as the "7th Python".

Graham Chapman, widely known as "The Dead One", died of cancer on October 4, 1989, the day before Python's 20th anniversary (thus being called "the greatest party pooper of all time" by Terry Jones), is tagged as the greatest actor among the group by his fellow Pythons. He had problems with alcohol and was a dedicated smoker of the pipe (he appears with a pipe in his hand in most of the Python sketches). He was known for his outstanding and abstract sense of humour; Cleese states that during their sketch-writing partnership Chapman did not say much, but when he said something it was often brilliant. The term "pepperpot" which is used to describe middle-aged ladies was found by Chapman.

John Cleese, probably the most famous Python on the other side of the Atlantic, is most widely known for his silly walk - the famous walk that he invented for Monty Python's Flying Circus, and repeated in one episode of Fawlty Towers, where he tries very hard not to remind his German visitors of the World War II by doing impersonations of Hitler. He lives in the USA. He played the lead as Basil Fawlty in "Fawlty Towers". He has been reported to be the first man to say "shit" on British TV and the first man to say "fuck" at a British memorial service.

Eric Idle is the composer of most Python songs (along with Neil Innes) such as the Python anthem "Always Look on the Bright Side Of Life" (which is also played after Iron Maiden's shows). His outstanding linguistic abilities have earned him the name "Master of the One-Liner". He created the Beatles parody "The Rutles" along with Neil Innes, and recently adapted the Python movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" as a Broadway musical called "Monty Python's Spamalot". His most famous Python role is the character he plays in the "Nudge Nudge" sketch. He is the self-acclaimed third tallest and sixth nicest Python.

Terry Gilliam was the only American in the group and has one of the most successful post-Python careers among the six, as he is the director of hugely popular movies like Brazil, 12 Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Fisher King. His part was instrumental in helping Python gain their reputation as a unique comedy group, his animations helping them link sketches (which, of course, don't have punch lines) in an unprecedented manner. He has become a British citizen in early 2006 and renounced his American citizenship shortly afterwards. He acknowledges The Goon Show, a radio show aired in the 1950s on BBC radio, written by Spike Milligan and performed by Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers, as the main reason he chose Britain as his homeland.

Terry Jones is the most successful actor of the woman role (as demonstrated in the Spam sketch, which is only one of numerous occasions in which he has voiced the trademark of a high-pitched female impersonation). He is the director (or co-director) of all Python movies. He has also written, directed and appeared in a few more movies which featured some of his Python mates; despite the fact that these movies aren't quite a match for his work in the Flying Circus, they include some hilarious scenes, such as the singing scene in Erik the Viking. He is the writer of such excellent songs as "I'm So Worried" and "Traffic Lights". He has done a few historical documentaries, and in one of them he briefly acts the part of King Richard III (called "Ring Kichard the Thrid" by the Eric Idle character "the man who speaks entirely in anagrams", which prompts Michael Palin the interviewer to suggest that "Ring Kichard is surely a spoonerism and not an anagram", which results in Eric Idle's character leaving the studio, saying "If you are going to split hairs, I'm going to piss off" (which can serve as a pointer to the Eric Idle-John Cleese movie "Splitting Heirs")).

Michael Palin, known as the nicest python, and the favorite Python to work with for John Cleese, has done numerous travel documentaries during his post-Python career. His amazing sense of humour has inevitably permeated into what would otherwise be just ordinary documentaries (occasions like the Polushka Pole incident and thanking the goddess for her "nice mountain", to name a couple). This nice man, who finds it very difficult to say "no", is the only one who said "no" to a reunion in their 30th year. He is the inventor of the threat "If you don't cooperate, I will get nasty and start using some Dutch words".

As admitted on several occasions, the group likes to dress up as women.

Having said all that, Terry Jones is actually Welsh. Read more on Last.fm.

last.fm: 371,451 listeners, 4,897,349 plays
tags: comedy, british, Soundtrack, humour, funny

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[–]Balthazar3000 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I feel like this was written by one of them.

[–]dusmeyedin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This song was based on the tune of an older song, Sing As You Go.

[–]lostmindz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

haven't heard this is ages. Back in the late 80s/early 90s, this was the morning wake up song on WYSP in Philly, lol

[–]dammit_kitty 2 points3 points  (4 children)

Fiddlydum fiddlydee it’s Eric the half a bee!

[–]Jaerivus 2 points3 points  (3 children)

I love him carnally.

[–]Grtron 2 points3 points  (2 children)


[–]Jaerivus 3 points4 points  (1 child)

"Cyril Connelly"..?

[–]dammit_kitty 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]N3UROTOXIN 5 points6 points  (9 children)

This isn’t satire. I’m asking

[–]JIsrael180 5 points6 points  (8 children)

It is a parody of another song.

[–]axytl 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Monty Python used both, which may be the source of the confusion.

They used sarcasm. They knew all the tricks, dramatic irony, metaphor, bathos, puns, parody, litotes and satire.

[–]gekkobob 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Really? Which song?

[–]lucid808 2 points3 points  (2 children)

It comes from a song called "Sing As We Go", written in 1934 and sung by Gracie Fields. This is verified by the man himself, Eric Idle, in one of his past AMAs.

Here's a link to the original for comparison.

[–]gekkobob 0 points1 point  (0 children)


[–]DoctorOctagonapus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Someone needs to write a silly version of the rest of the song!

[–]Moronthanoff 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I hum this song all the time at work. I sit directly next to my super conservative and prude boss who also loves to hum. I'm really hoping he picks up the tune someday soon...

[–]Soft_Music 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I get the accountant song stuck in my head, and this one always follows

[–]FluctibusFludd 34 points35 points  (20 children)

God. Millennials have just discovered Monty Python. Circle of life.

[–]Can_I_Read 92 points93 points  (3 children)

Everyone discovers Monty Python in middle school or early high school. If they miss it then, they miss it forever. Same goes for Weird Al.

[–]usernumber36 16 points17 points  (0 children)

my dad had me watching monty python since before I can remember

[–]GreatEvilBetty 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Can confirm was about 15/16 when I discovered them and me and my friends were obsessed for a few years.

[–]Porrick 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I discovered Weird Al significantly later, and he still works on me.

[–]LordVic 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Monty Python is timeless.

[–]TwoDollarMint 26 points27 points  (0 children)

They're comedic legends. Nobody has 'just discovered' them. They've always been there to the point of becoming cultural icons.

[–]Lipstickvomit 4 points5 points  (8 children)

Isn't it fantastic that new people can discover one of if not the most influential comedy groups ever and how their humour still works as well as it does almost 45 years later?

[–]FluctibusFludd 0 points1 point  (7 children)

Yay. Next they will start enjoying wearing jeans with holes in the knees like Bros is the 80’s... life sooooo great!

[–]Lipstickvomit 0 points1 point  (6 children)

I'm sorry to break this to you but Monty Python is from the late 60's to mid 70's and not from the 80's at all.

[–]FluctibusFludd 0 points1 point  (5 children)

I’m sorry to break this to you. But everyone knows that. That’s why the comment was about the 80s band Bros and how the circle of life spans one decade to another. I’m sorry to break this to you, but I don’t think you understand basic meanings of words in sentences. Sorry about that. Do you live in a van?

[–]Lipstickvomit 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Yeah, no you didn't know Monty Python was from the 60's.

[–]Leeemon 7 points8 points  (3 children)

What's your point, grandpa?

[–]FluctibusFludd 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Get back to your nintendo lad. This is adult talk. You wont understand it.

[–]Leeemon 2 points3 points  (1 child)

See ya, old man

[–]FluctibusFludd 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Good comeback. I won.

[–]OldBirdWing 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I always like seeing John Cleese. I really enjoy Monty Python and Fawlty Towers (which I recently got into after searching Monty Python on Netflix)

[–]FordBeeblebrox 1 point2 points  (1 child)

This and the philosophers drinking song are my version of humming while concentrating on something.

[–]DietrichDaniels 0 points1 point  (0 children)

"I drink, therefore I am" is such a genius spin.

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I discovered this on my brothers CD when I was 12 or 13 and it was my favorite thing ever

[–]torndownunit 1 point2 points  (0 children)

One of my favourite things about youtube existing is that anytime I need cheering up I have instant access to Monty Python skits. I'm 40 and my older brother, who has passed, got me watching monty python when I was probably too young to even fully understand it. I don't even know how many times I have watched all the films since.

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[–]inconspicuous_male 1 point2 points  (2 children)

How is this satire?

[–]matthank 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Yeah, really....a satire of what?

[–]inconspicuous_male 0 points1 point  (0 children)

On reddit "satire" is apparently a sophisticated version of "joke".
Every time someone falls for the navy seal copypasta, someone says it's satire

[–]anotheraccount489 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I dedicate this too you

[–]MyUncleTeabaggedme 0 points1 point  (0 children)

!remindme 1hour

[–]payne318 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The title takes on a whole new meaning when you read it as “shit on my face”. Dyslexia is a hell of a drug

[–]z0o0ya 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I like that the title clarifies in brackets that the video is satire. [Satire]

[–]insan3-cod3r 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Python programming language takes the name from this group.

[–]ThatBritInChina 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Man this takes me back. First heard this as a .wav I downloaded off the internet, no idea what Monty python was. Just found it hilarious.

[–]PM_ME_BREAST_SMOTHER 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This song lol

[–]nitishdeb87 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My favorite live comedy show of all time.

[–]WomanOfEld 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My best friend had this as her voicemail message in college. She no longer has the phone number, but the number still goes right to voicemail: "sit on my face and tell me that you love me..."

[–]btcftw1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My favorite live comedy show of all time.

[–]ankensam 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sometimes I forget that older generations are just like this one.

[–]RedRocketHarden 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This reminds me of the South Park when Randy realizes taking his wife to musicals subliminally convinces her to give him blowjobs.

[–]NoteSpeak 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Makes me laugh out loud every time I see it!

[–]aranae85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I've never seen the video of this but I've definitely heard the song a million times. Swiped my brother's Monty Python Sings CD when I was 11 and thought it was the best thing ever. I was so sad when the CD finally broke 7 years later.

[–]Spinjab 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Terry Gilliam spotted

[–]RobbieRotten88 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Face sitting!? That's illegal in the uk.

[–]Dinkdanker 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I bet you they won’t play that song on the radio.

[–]WaytoomanyUIDs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Theresa May's no fan of this. she banned it.