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Monty Python definitive, probably-wont-fit-on-your-shelf deluxe boxset! 16 dvds - dead parrot - t shirt - simply home ent -£79.99 + £3.95 p&p

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Help celebrate the auspicious 39 1/2th anniversary of all things Python with this definitive, probably-wont-fit-on-your-shelf deluxe boxset! This outstanding collectors item contains all four BBC TV s… Read More
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Help celebrate the auspicious 39 1/2th anniversary of all things Python with this definitive, probably-wont-fit-on-your-shelf deluxe boxset! This outstanding collectors item contains all four BBC TV series (45 episodes) plus the films - The Meaning of Life Special Edition, Life of Brian Special Edition, Monty Python And The Holy Grail Special Edition, And Now For Something Completely Different and Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl. Plus you get an exclusive, limited edition Python T-Shirt (bearing Monty Python quote) and an almost completely useless inflatable full size parrot (100% lifeless). Best of all, this is the only DVD box set shaped like a step pyramid (unless you include the Doris Day Ziggurat Special Edition).
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can someone post it cheaper!
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£68.99 @ Base.com

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careful what you ask for!
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holly100
not the same package bob - thanks anyway:thumbsup:


errrr yes it is just shows the box from a different angle

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Everything Ever In One Gloriously Fabulous Ludicrously Definitive Outrageously Luxurious Monty Python Boxset!

Includes:

Monty Python`s And Now For Something Completely Different.

Monty Python And The Holy Grail.

Monty Pythons Life Of Bryan.

Monty Pythons The Meaning Of Life.

A Taste Of Monty Python`s Personal Best.

Monty Python`s Flying Circus - Series 1.

Monty Python`s Flying Circus - Series 2.

Monty Python`s Flying Circus - Series 3.

Monty Python`s Flying Circus - Series 4.

Monty Python Live At Hollywood Bowl.

i think you will see the contents are the same
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>can someone post it cheaper!
>post it cheaper!
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This is missing The Life Of Python and the 2 made for Germany episodes. I got the superb 2-disc sets from the US (for around £8 each) years ago. The German episodes are superb, with quite a few hilarious sketches that didn't make it on VT anywhere else, also includes some of LP sketches put to video.

Monty Python: Life Of Python


And now for Monty Python fans who think they have seen everything, the BBC commemorates the 30th anniversary of the debut of Monty Python's Flying Circus with this treasure trove of new sketches performed by the Pythons (minus spoilsport Eric Idle, and, of course, ex-Python Graham Chapman); new interviews with all the surviving members; classic clips; and recently discovered and rarely seen Python material unearthed from the BBC archives. Volume 1, It's... the Monty Python Story, is a sketchy history, recalling the highs (the first two seasons of the groundbreaking TV series and The Life of Brian) and the lows (the death of Chapman, who in a poignant clip from his memorial service is eulogized by John Cleese as a "freeloading *******"). Volume 2 really delivers the goods, including a long-lost 10-minute film Monty Python created for the 1971 Pan-European May Day Festival. Michael Palin spoofs his travel shows by giving viewers a tour of "Pythonland." He revisits the actual locations where such classic Python sketches as the Ministry of Silly Walks and the Fish Slapping Dance were filmed. South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone offer an animated tribute (the Dead Kenny sketch), while Meatloaf goes behind the music to reveal the inspiration behind the Python's most memorable songs. Volume 3 contains "The Lost German Episode" of Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus, which was created for German television (don't worry; it's in English) and has never been broadcast in the United States. This is comedy's equivalent to a surviving-Beatles reunion, and though the new sketches and animations are hit and miss, it is heartening to see that the Pythons are still loony after all these years. It is a particular pleasure to see the Gumbys banging bricks once again. And Python sexpot Carol Cleveland is holding up rather well, if you know what I mean, say no more, nudge nudge.


Monty Python: Live


A&E has done a great service to Monty Python fans the world over by finally releasing rare, out of print, or otherwise unavailable Python material. Disc # 1 starts with Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl. The group opens with the song "Sit On My Face" wearing long aprons and, when they turn to go off stage, reveal their bare buttocks! This is followed by Graham Chapman, playing Colin 'Bomber' Harris, who wrestles himself to a pinfall. The Crunchy Frog skit concerns the Whizzo Chocolate Company and their choice of chocolate-covered confectionaries, such as anthrax ripple and cockroach cluster. This sketch is highlighted by Terry Gilliam throwing up in his policeman's hat and then being forced to wear the hat! The Custard Pies sketch involves demonstrating the history of physical comedy with pratfalls and pie throwing, with Terry Jones getting the worst of it. Truly, this is Monty Python at their subtle best. The concert ends with a rousing version of the Lumberjack Song. That concert is followed by Monty Python Live At Aspen, hosted by comedian Robert Klein. The group members talk about their early days at the BBC and their transition into movies. For their film work in particular, they receive an American Film Institute Star Award. Since this show was taped in 1998, Graham Chapman sadly had passed away. An urn supposedly containing his ashes represents him and also gets the biggest laughs at the event!

Disc #2 starts with a 1989 retrospective of the group, hosted by Steve Martin. Steve talks about Monty Python for a few minutes, followed by an hour of sketches from their classic TV series. This is very much a hit or miss affair, as some of their weaker skits are included and some of their best sketches are not shown in their entirety. Steve Martin appears at the end of the hour, opens a door to find the Pythoners huddled in a closet, and then promptly shuts the door on them. That retrospective is followed by Monty Python's German Episode #1. Apparently, German TV paid for the Pythoners to perform two episodes of their series in Germany! Naturally, the sketches are in German with English subtitles. It's surreal to hear the Lumberjack Song sung in German! Some of this footage appears in various collections, particularly the Olympic events and the Little Red Riding Hood sketch. It's great to finally see the 45 minute German show in its entirety. For completists, Monty Python's German Episode #2 is included in A&E's "The Life Of Python" boxed set. With 2 DVDs clocking in at 4 1/2 hours, "Monty Python Live!" is an essential addition to every Python fan's collection.


2 awesome sets, that get more viewings here than the films and TV series themselves.

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