Monty Python Said to Be Reuniting; Here's a Primer on Its History
British sketch comedy group Monty Python gave fans of the "Flying Circus" a reason to look on the bright side of life. Python comedian Terry Jones confirmed speculation that the five remaining members would be reuniting on stage. "We're getting together and putting on a show - it's real," Jones told the BBC Tuesday.Ah, Monty Python. Helping nerds pretend to be hip for more than 40 years. Ni!
The news comes after a press conference was announced for Thursday during which John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Jones are expected to announce plans for a reunion. The sixth Monty Python member, Graham Chapman, died of cancer in 1989.
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