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Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - Sun, Oct 6, 2019
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50 YEARS OF MONTY PYTHON

Spiritual heirs to “The Goon Show” and “That Was The Week That Was,” two other pioneering and irreverent U.K. comedy revues from the 1950s and 1960s respectively, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” started as a television show; the first episode was broadcast on the BBC on October 5, 1969. It grew exponentially in popularity with each passing year until finally, in 1971, the first Monty Python movie appeared, AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. British comedy would never be the same again.

Drawing on the genius of its members (including Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Eric Idle, to name only the proverbial few), the movies came at intervals every several years, even after the original, legendary television series went off the air in 1973. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Monty Python, here is a smattering of the very cream of the frothy crop, including the outrageous MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL and MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE, along with such Python-related features as A FISH CALLED WANDA, ERIK THE VIKING and FIERCE CREATURES.

Series compiled by John Hagelston.

Aero TheatreFri, Oct 4, 2019 - Sun, Oct 6, 2019
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Films in this Series at the Aero

Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
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Sun, Oct 6, 2019 - 7:30pm
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