Monty Python's Flying Circus: Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror (1970)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Absurd Comedy, Farce, Sketch Comedy/Skit Show [TV]  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this episode, Mr. Graham gets away with speaking in anagrams until he's caught in a spoonerism. Mrs. Scum wins the grand prize on "Beat the Clock," but doesn't live to tell about it. A merchant banker orders beloved horse stars Champion and Trigger to beat each other to death; other crucial bouts include Terence Ratigan vs. an Enraged Goose, and Princess Margaret vs. Her Breakfast. A male recruit in the Women's Army is mad because he has no funny lines, so his recruiters change to funnier jobs. Real-life BBC newscaster Richard Baker is backed up by surreal images during a broadcast of "The Bols Story." And a desperate chase provides the climax for the spy thriller "Pantomime Horse is a Secret Agent." Carol Cleveland guest stars, but you'd never know it from the credits. "Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror" first aired November 9, 1972.

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anchorperson, chase, espionage, game-show, horse, speech