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[ And Now For Something Completely Expected ]


*WARNING: Post likely contains unbearable amounts of smugness*
I have genuinely struggled to remember who or what introduced me to Monty Python.

You might think it was a lightning-bolt revelatory moment in my formative years that sticks out like a tiger in Africa - but surprisingly it doesn’t.

I can only assume that in the early internet days where people would email silly songs and things that they’ve found online to each other, that I got one of Eric Idle’s songs (Radio Song rings an early bell) sent to me, or just stuck on a floppy disk that I had given to me - another early method of sharing things found online amongst my school peers.

But however it happened, along with the likes of BlackAdder; Python was - and still is - the formative backbone of my sense of humour.

I’m not going to spend ages directing you to key sketches - or arguing about who killed who; because those of you that love Python will already know them - even if you don’t know Python directly, their films at…