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Postby Ian » Sat Oct 02, 2010 6:52 am

I know for a fact there is quite a sizeable group of you guys who 'get' the humour of Monty Python.
So... for those who didn't ever get to see Michael Palin's wonderful short cult series 'Ripping Yarns', here are four links to view the pilot show in glorious Youtuberama.

Tomkinson's Schooldays #1

Tomkinson's Schooldays #2

Tomkinson's Schooldays #3

Tomkinson's Schooldays #4

Hope you are able to view this.. perhaps you'll let me know
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Postby marybeth » Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:15 pm

Thanks! Ah British boys school!
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Postby Rob » Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:08 pm

I just watched that not too long ago! Can't remember where I found it, but I had no idea that series existed. I loved the compulsory fight with the grizzly bear and when Tompkinson tried to run away but was caught by the school leopard :lol:. I wish they'd brought back the giant electric penguin with tentacles just for the hell of it.

Palin's travel series are great too. Sahara is my favorite.

http://www.palinstravels.co.uk/

When I was little, I remember watching Tom Brown's Schooldays and loving it. Just found this clip and it appears they filmed Rippng Yarns at the same place. Bloody brilliant.

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