When we think about comedy groups, one MUST mention Monty Python. This group of remarkable comedians and actors were a breakthrough in comedy sketches, bringing in an element of pure, unadulterated silliness rarely seen before or even after. They were definitely ahead of their time, and we still enjoy their sketches and movies today. How much do you know about these funny men? Let's test you...
What year did Monty Python's Flying Circus start airing on British television?
What is the meaning of the name "Monty Python"?
Apparently "Monty" was a good first name for a sleazy agent, and Python just sounded funny with it
They wanted a name that would go with a sleazy tv agent
It was taken from a bawdy English limerick
It was the pet names of Michael Palin and John Cleese
It just sounded like a funny mix of words and had no meaning
Who was NOT one of the Monty Python group?
Which famous writer also wrote for Monty Python a number of times?
Which of these is a famous Monty Python sketch?
The ministry of silly athletes
Complete this famous line by Monty Python: "Nobody expects...
the Spanish inquisition!"
a swift kick in the nuts!"
an aardvark on a Tuesday!"
For how many seasons did the Monty Python's Flying Circus show run?
From 1969 to 1973
Who wrote most of the musical numbers for Monty Python?
Which members of The Beatles was a huge fan of Monty Python and even helped fund one of their movies?
He helped finance a big part of the movie 'Life of Brian', which is a parody of the story of Jesus Christ
How many people were in the main group of Monty Python, including the animator?
What children's movie did the Monty Python group create?
Terry Gilliam rarely showed his face, but he was behind many sketches and did the animation, and was the only American member
Which of these is a movie by Monty Python that came out in 1983?
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Monty Python may be one of the best comedy troupes of all time, but that was many years ago. We can't fault you for not knowing that much about them. That said, have a look at our answers to see where you went wrong.
Not too shabby!
You know quite a bit about Monty Python, and why wouldn't you? These British (and one American) men were quite literally the funniest thing in their generation, and their jokes are still as silly and entertaining today as they have ever been. Good job on getting most answers correct. Have a look at our answers to see where you did go wrong.
You must be a BIG fan of Monty Python, and why wouldn't you? These British (and one American) men were quite literally the funniest thing in their generation, and their jokes are still as silly and entertaining today as they have ever been. Good for you for acing our quiz!
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