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The Secret Policeman’s Balls

The seemingly smutty and initially baffling title is the collective moniker for a series of Amnesty International benefit concerts, held in London.

Emma Simmonds
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Monty Python's Flying Circus: 16 Ton Megaset Collection

In the heavenly hierarchy of humor, Monty Python's Flying Circus is God. Its four-year run on the BBC resulted in 45 stellar examples of superior sketch comedy.

Bill Gibron
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At Last the 1948 Show

Despite a deft mixture of traditional polish and youthful verve, At Last the 1948 Show doesn't quite cross the line from good to great.

Michael Buening
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Monty Python's Flying Circus - Eric Idle's Personal Best

Monty Python pioneered the stream-of-consciousness comedy style, which meant every show was like a conversation that flowed from a start to an end.

Scott Carlson
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Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

This time around, Life of Brian might be seen for what it is: an icon of irreverent comic brilliance.

Bill Gibron
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

The extras in this two-disc set are ample and appropriately Python-y.

Jesse Hassenger

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