Even five decades on, Peter Sellers and Ringo’s cheeky take on wealth in “The Magic Christian” has something to say about modern excess.
On the other side of the pond, they like their sitcoms dry with a touch of madness.
That undercurrent of conflict in “Monty Python’s Holy Circus” strikes the right balance between truthful and dramatic and enables the doc to be far more emotionally involving than one normally associates with the troupe.
John Cleese is at his madcap best in this ad for SpecSavers. Watch as he struggles with the mystifying technology of a modern car in a way only a veteran of Monty Python would.