28 March 2009

"I told you to lay off the beans, you whore!"

With the news that the surviving members of Monty Python's Flying Circus are again to reunite to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the show later this year, I give you, lazily and without shame, my favourite Python sketch:



And if you've never seen John Cleese's phenomenal eulogy to Graham Chapman, here you are:



That's only the opening gambit. The full, brilliant, tribute from Cleese can be found here. Considering how funny it is when you read it, I'm only sorry that footage of Cleese delivering the whole thing doesn't seem to be in existence. If you know otherwise, do pipe up...

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