An Encyclopedia of the Subversively Ludicrous

18 Dec
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Complete and Annotated...All the Bits by Luke Dempsey

Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Complete and Annotated…All the Bits by Luke Dempsey

The crazed Brits operating under the nom de comedie Monty Python’s Flying Circus created 45 episodes of unrestrained hilarity from 1969 to 1974. An amazing ensemble of clowns, jesters and pranksters, their creativity spawned a whole alternate universe of humor than continues to retain its freshness and buoyancy nearly half a century later

In it’s almost 900 pages Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Complete and Annotated…All the Bits by Luke Dempsey (Black Dog & Leventhal) contains annotated transcriptions of all 45 Monty Python episodes including stills of more than 2,000 key scenes.In the margins, Dempsey’s annotations are a treasure trove of trivia amplifying the subtleties and obscurities found in the MPFC ribaldry including specifically British slang.The book is vividly illustrated with stills from the skits and well designed and printed.

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