Monty Python's Flying Circus: Season 1 (1969 - 1970)


Season 1
Monty Python's Flying Circus

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Series 1 of the sketch show offers surreal animation, sight gags, satiric songs and bizarre characters.

Critic Reviews for Monty Python's Flying Circus Season 1

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

[The] irreverent writing, ludicrous gags, and mix of high culture and slapstick lunacy transformed the sketch comedy show into a stream of consciousness loony bin of absurdity interspersed with outrageous animations.

Nov 3, 2018 | Full Review…

The fitful first series. The best bits are immortal.

Sep 13, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

The Pythons are an amazingly talented comedy bunch -- their humor is a mix of downright silliness, brilliant intellectualism, and over-the-top exaggeration.

Sep 13, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

If you've never watched Monty Python's Flying Circus, you're truly missing out on some classic and game-changing comedy-- and it may just be life-changing as well.

Sep 11, 2018 | Full Review…

There's rarely a chance to get sick of what's going on, because in a few minutes it's going to be something else. Besides, there are always elements to appreciate even when the overall picture isn't ideal. Like Jones as a man who thinks he's Napoleon...

Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…
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Since the TV series' original run, there have been movies, live shows and even a Broadway play-but the sketch comedy we've come to know and love for being "something completely different" all started on the BBC airwaves.

Sep 11, 2018 | Full Review…

These 13 episodes, while lacking the consistency of subsequent series, are peppered with some of the team's finest sketches, from the Dead Parrot to Nudge Nudge.

Oct 18, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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