40 Years Ago the Flying Circus Came to TownBy
Forty years ago this week marked the launch of Monty Python’s Flying Circus on British television. The show was later picked up by the PBS station in Dallas, Texas, and eventually spread across the United States and the rest of the world. Television comedy was forever changed. The Parrot Sketch was not part of the first Python program, but is a longtime favorite of mine, and as such, is included below for your nostalgic pleasure.