Monty Python's Flying Circus

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Monty Python’s Flying Circus

ingenious, satiric show that uses both live action and animation. [Br. and Am. TV: Terrace, II, 108]
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Visions of Monty Python's Hell's Grannies may now be appearing in your mind, but this is no laughing matter.
In all, the Hell's Grannies enjoyed seven different modes of transport.
As he said: "The headline suggested the emergence of Monty Python's Hell's Grannies.
REMEMBER the fictional Hell's Grannies of Monty Python fame, who used to terrorise neighbourhoods attacking teenagers and barging pedestrians off the pavement.
Hell's Grannies were there to party and that's how it stayed pretty well all night long.
There are more sticks among the audience than a couple of years ago, and what hair is still left is a bit greyer, but before the band had moved through C and G to F in the opening chords of Move It the audience were up on their feet and bopping, Hell's grannies were there to party and that is how it stayed pretty well all night long.
YEARS ago, a Monty Python sketch featured hostile pensioners called Hell's Grannies, terrorising young people.
Indeed if any more of these Hell's Grannies and Grandads are incarcerated, the Home Secretary might have to seriously consider purpose-built jails for the elderly and infirm.
They've already got the Hell's Grannies (Mo and Pauline), Gumbie Theatre (Robbie and Sonia) and the Ministry Of Silly Pouts (Sharon, Barry, Sam).
Witness the streets of Ealing terrorised by Hell's Grannies, tranquil Teddington Lock, once disrupted by the fish- slapping dance, and a suburban house in Barnes which once harboured seduced milkmen.
What other programme offered funny walks in Ealing, a member of the Spanish Inquisition known as Cardinal Fang, a dead Norwegian parrot, nun boiling in Doncaster, Hell's Grannies in Teddington and a provocative fishslapping dance down the docks?
Among the highlights are the Ministry of Silly Walks, Upperclass Twit of the Year, Hell's Grannies, The Lumberjack Song and, of course, the Dead Parrot sketch.