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'Monty Python's Flying Circus'
What do "Gwen Dibley's Flying Circus," "Owl-Stretching Time," "Bun, Whackett, Buzzard, Stubble and Boot," "A Toad Elevating Moment," "Sex and Violence " and "A Horse, a Bucket and a Spoon" have in common? They were all bandied about as possible names for the show that aired forty years ago today on BBC-TV —
Monty Python's Flying Circus
. Comic writers and actors
brought a new level of outrageous, bawdy and often tasteless satire to British television. The TV show spawned movies, albums and a wildly successful Broadway musical,
. The members of the Python troup became so popular that each one was honored with his own asteroid:
"No day of my life passes without someone saying the words 'Monty Python' to me. It's not bad."