Monty Python to reunite for a stage show.

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  1. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I'm hoping they take it on tour.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/...nite_n_4301755.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009

    LONDON (AP) — Big news in the comedy world: Monty Python is set to reunite for a stage show.

    Python member Terry Jones told the BBC on Tuesday he's excited the group is reuniting. He said he hopes to make enough money to pay off his mortgage.

    The group had its first big success with the Monty Python's Flying Circus TV show, which ran from 1969 until 1974, winning fans around the world with its bizarre sketches. The group branched out into movies including "Life of Brian" and backed theatrical shows such as "Monty Python's Spamalot."

    The five surviving members last performed together in 1998. The sixth member, Graham Chapman, died of cancer in 1989.

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  2. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Terry Gilliam FTW...
     
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    Speak up!
     
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    Obi Drunkenobe Well-Known Member VIP

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    Little late for a reunion isn't it ?
     
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    [video=youtube;kQFKtI6gn9Y]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQFKtI6gn9Y[/video]
     
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    Obi Drunkenobe Well-Known Member VIP

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    I hate reunions. They're just trying to squeeze more money out of fans for minimal effort.
     
  7. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I would go. They never squeezed money out of me yet, really.
     
  8. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    They've given me so much enjoyment over my lifetime I feel they deserve some of my money. To see them in person I will go anywhere and pay anything.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    I saw Spamalot a few years ago

    Don't recall it being all that funny
     
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    Intercourse the Penguin!
     
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spamalot#Reactions_by_Monty_Python_members

    Yeah the Terrys just said it was shit, Michael Palin implied it was shit and Cleese just liked the money too much to be mean.

    I personally think Comedy Acts shouldn't come back together, especially stuff like Python. Who wants to see old men act silly?
     
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    I think even at its worst it can suck less than most things we endure today as funny
     
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    I saw a guy doing these really odd high leg kicks at the park yesterday and the first thing I thought of was The Ministry of Silly Walks. :)
     
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    like SNL
     
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    lots of people don't care.

    i'm looking forward to it. old bits? :yay:


    i love the - they're just doing it for the money complaint?

    it's pretty much why entertainers entertain, why hookers hook, why politicians suck dick, why...
     
  17. Obi Drunkenobe

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    ^ I read somewhere the one cast member that was a pain in the ass about doing anything Python had another divorce and is needing the money now. Suddenly he's not opposed to doing Python stuff now. Fuck him. I have my box set. No need to shell out anymore than that.
     
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    And no one is forcing you.
     
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    I just think its kind of shitty to say I don't want to do what the fans would like until Im in need of money. People are such sheep sometimes.