Monty Python

The Quest for the Grail

The Quest for the Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is one of the best and most absurd comedies of all time. But to prove that the way a movie’s trailer is edited can dramatically change the tone of a film, Testudo Aubreii turned the Python’s flick into a serious, and action-filled period piece.

The Legacy of Monty Python

The Legacy of Monty Python

British comedy troupe Monty Python was groundbreaking in its mastery of absurd, self-referential humor, which, as Wisecrack points out, helped lay the groundwork for other post-modernist comedies from South Park, to Rick and Morty, to Deadpool.

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Stephen Hawking x Monty Python

Stephen Hawking x Monty Python

With the passing of astrophysicist and big thinker Stephen Hawking, we decided to bump this back to our home page. So sit back and enjoy his charming performance of Monty Python’s Galaxy Song via his vocal synthesizer. Always look on the bright side of death.

The Legacy of Monty Python

The Legacy of Monty Python

(PG-13) Wisecrack looks at how Monty Python influenced some of today’s most popular comedy shows and films by breaking down the three main elements of the group’s style: relentless postmodernism, absurdity and political satire.

Python-Opoly: Holy Grail Edition

Python-Opoly: Holy Grail Edition

Fans of Monty Python and the Holy Grail will love this take on the classic Monopoly-style board game, featuring locations like the Castle Aaarrrggghhhh, and tokens based on the Trojan Rabbit, the Holy Hand Grenade, the Black Knight, half a coconut, and the Holy Grail itself.

Holy Grail: Dramatic Trailer

Holy Grail: Dramatic Trailer

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is one of the greatest comedies ever made, but it’s also set in medieval times, with swordfights, bloody battles, hostility, and blood to spare. So it isn’t much of a stretch to envision it as a dark and intense drama, like CineFix does here.

The Argument Sketch Synthesized

The Argument Sketch Synthesized

One of Monty Python’s best sketches was the one between Michael Palin and John Cleese at the Argument Clinic. Here, Palin’s role is assumed by a vintage Dectalk Express, and Cleese’s by an Intex Talker, with its futuristic Votrax SC-01A chip. Because internet.

John Cleese on Stupidity

John Cleese on Stupidity

Monty Python’s John Cleese sums up in about a minute exactly why those without a particular capacity are completely incapable of judging whether or not they are capable of that very thing. Watch the complete interview here.

Monty Python’s Final Performance

Monty Python’s Final Performance

NTDTV shares this footage of Monty Python singing their cheeky song Always Look on the Bright Side of Life at the end of their reunion show – and most likely the end of the legendary comedy group as well. Long Live The Pythons!

Holy Grail Unipiper

Holy Grail Unipiper

Portland’s Brian “Unipiper” Kidd has been seen roaming the city dressed as Arthur, King of the Britains, along with his coconut-clacking squire, making the sound effect even more nonsensical due to the fact that Arthur is riding a unicycle.

Monty Python Killer Rabbit Slippers

Monty Python Killer Rabbit Slippers

Behold, the most foul, cruel and bad-tempered footwear you ever set eyes on. These plush slippers were cast in the image of the fearsome Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog. Fits up to men’s size 10.5. Cheaper version here.

Ministry of Silly Walks Watch

Ministry of Silly Walks Watch

“I’m sorry to have kept you waiting, but I’m afraid my watch has become rather sillier recently.” Monty Python fans will love this wristwatch, which features John Cleese as the public servant from the Ministry of Silly Walks.

Holy Grail: Dramatic Version

Holy Grail: Dramatic Version

An perfectly done re-cut of footage from Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Stéphane Bouley that makes it look as dark and violent as an episode of Game of Thrones. On second thought, let’s not go to Camelot – it’s too dangerous.

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Black Knight Magnet

Black Knight Magnet

He moves for no man (or magnet). He is the legendary, the one and only, the divisible Black Knight! Place him on your fridge and watch as he tries to stop people from stealing your food. He will fail, but oh how he will try.

It’s…

It’s…

Chop Shop offers a nudge and a wink to Monty Python’s Flying Circus with this print loaded with dozens of references to the classic British comedy show. Also available as a t-shirt. Hi-res image here.

Kids Swede Holy Grail

Kids Swede Holy Grail

Kids take on the classic Black Knight scene from Monty Python’s Holy Grail. They take a little liberty with the lines, but we’ll forgive them. Mad sword skills there, Arthur, King of the Britons.

Darth Vader: Black Knight

Darth Vader: Black Knight

Who knew that Darth Vader got his start guarding the forest on Endor? We sure didn’t. Nor did we know that King Arthur’s quest led him there. Vader could use a pair of those Luke Arms after this.

Look, No Hands! (T-Shirt)

Look, No Hands! (T-Shirt)

Designer Phil Jones (aka “murraymullet”) proposes this funny Python-inspired design for Threadless. Vote for it now, and you could be wearing it soon. Yup, that’s Phil, modeling for the Tee on the right.

TF2 x Holy Grail

TF2 x Holy Grail

The Team Fortress 2 guys do the classic Camelot scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail in this awesome bit of Machinima. On second thought, let’s not go to Camelot, it’s a silly place.

Blu-ray: Not The Messiah

Blu-ray: Not The Messiah

Available 6/8, Not the Messiah is the one-night-only live stage show based on Monty Python’s Life of Brian. Special features include sing-along songs, bonus featurettes, trivia and real-time cast info.

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DVD: Almost The Truth

DVD: Almost The Truth

From lumberjacks to knights, Monty Python: Almost The Truth squeezes 40 years into 8 hours; it interviews all five living members plus modern comedians like Jimmy Fallon and Seth Green.

Knights Who Play Nii

Knights Who Play Nii

Monty Python fans are a rabid, hand grenade-throwing rabble, and the only ones who will get this The Knights Who Play Nii tee; just wear the wrist strap to avoid those nasty flesh wounds.

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