Monty Python’s Flying Circus: The Complete Series (Restored) – Special Edition Blu-ray

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19 August 2020

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Product Code VVE3776

The original highly influential comedy series returns.

Years in the making, The entire original television series of Monty Python’s Flying Circus has been fully rejuvenated. Sketches, some edited for timing, taste and copyright reasons, have been carefully restored to their intended length and the majority of Terry Gilliam’s animations have been newly scanned in High Definition and restored to a specification way beyond their original format. Hitherto unseen outtakes, film inserts and studio recordings have been retrieved, adding yet another dimension to this exclusive release. This is the ultimate television restoration and a must for every generation of Python fan.

Special Features:

Series 1

  • Sex and Violence: Reinstated content, studio outtakes
  • Full Frontal Nudity: Studio outtakes
  • The Ant, an Introduction: Studio outtakes
  • Untitled: Extended Ron Obvious filmed material and clean end titles footage

Series 2

  • The Buzz Aldrin Show: Extended & unused filmed material
  • Live from the Grill-O-Mat: Extended Ken Clean-Air System filmed material
  • It’s a Living: Reinstated content & alternative, censored sketch audio, extended Election Night Special and School Prizes filmed material
  • How to Recognise Different Parts of the Body: Reinstated content & alternative, censored sketch audio
  • Scott of the Antarctic: Extended filmed material
  • How Not To Be Seen: Restored animation, unused film material, extended Conquistador Coffee sketch
  • And Now For Something Completely Different: Vic Jamison’s 1970 student film shot on location with the Python team
  • Interview with Ian Macnaughton: Recorded in November 1971 at Imperial College London

Series 3

  • Wicker’s World: Extended Mrs. Premise & Mrs. Conclusion Travel to Paris filmed material
  • Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror: Extended The Pantomime Horse is a Secret Agent filmed material and Bus Conductor extended scene
  • The All-England Summarize Proust Competition: Reinstated content
  • Salad Days: Reinstated content
  • The Nude Organist: Reinstated content with extended Trees animation, studio outtakes, alternative Terry Gilliam-approved sound mix
  • E Henry Thripshaw’s Disease: Extended Gay Boys in Bondage animation and Sir Philip Sidney sketch
  • Dennis Moore: Extended Redistribution of Wealth sketch
  • A Book at Bedtime: Reinstated content, original opening, extended Health Tango animation
    Grandstand: Extended Grandstand filmed material, studio outtakes extended Charwoman animation, unused Betty Blood Donor animation
  • Series 3 Monologue Rushes

Series 4

  • The Golden Age of Ballooning: Extended Barry Zeppelin filmed material
  • Michael Ellis: Deleted Icelandic Honey Week filmed material, extended Toupee Department and Football Pundits filmed material
  • LE War: Repeats extended voiceover & unused M2 filmed material, When Does a Dream Begin (clean closing titles)
  • Hamlet: Extended Queen Victoria Handicap filmed material
  • Mr Neutron: Reinstated content, extended Mr Neutron Takes Tea filmed material
  • Party Political Broadcast: Extended Fanshawe-Chumleigh Dinner Party filmed material, deleted Ursula Hitler filmed material
  • Restoring Flying Circus with Terry Gilliam In Vision archive interview from December 1974