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-'''Monty Python''', or '''The Pythons''', is the collective name of the creators of ''[[Monty Python's Flying Circus]]'', a [[United Kingdom|British]] [[television]] [[comedy]] [[sketch show]] that first aired on the [[BBC]] on [[5 October]] [[1969]]. A total of 45 episodes were made over four [[television program|series]]. The Python phenomenon developed from the original television series into something much larger in scope and impact, spawning touring stage shows, four [[film]]s, numerous [[album]]s, several [[book]]s and a spin-off stage musical, and launching the members on to individual stardom.  
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-The television series, broadcast by the [[BBC]] from 1969 to 1974, was conceived, written and performed by [[Graham Chapman]], [[John Cleese]], [[Terry Gilliam]], [[Eric Idle]], [[Terry Jones]], and [[Michael Palin]]. Loosely structured as a [[sketch comedy|sketch show]] but with an innovative [[Stream of consciousness writing|stream-of-consciousness]] approach (aided by Terry Gilliam's [[animation]]s), it pushed the boundaries of what was then considered acceptable, both in terms of style and content. 
 +'''Eric Idle''' (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer. Idle is a member of the English surreal comedy group [[Monty Python]], a member of [[the Rutles]] on ''[[Saturday Night Live]]'', and the author of the Broadway musical ''[[Spamalot]]''.
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Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer. Idle is a member of the English surreal comedy group Monty Python, a member of the Rutles on Saturday Night Live, and the author of the Broadway musical Spamalot.



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