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Discussion in 'Community' started by DarthTunick , Jan 7, 2020.

  1. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    "Graham's getting lonely and it needs to be funnier up here. I'll think I'll invite one of the Pythons. I wonder what John Cleese is like these days... Oh, oh no. I think I'll just invite the best Python instead."
     
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  2. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    RIP

    Edit: And it's nowhere near as well known, but my favorite sketch he starred in (and maybe period):

     
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  3. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    When Terry Jones directed Wind in the Willows, Disney insisted that the name be changed for American audiences, as they feared it was too sexual. They changed the title to Mr Toad's Wild Ride.

    He never explained the problem with that to Disney, and on a visit to America, the only theater he could find it being played in was a small one that displayed pornos.

    Man was a legend.
     
  4. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    In ****ing tears here
     
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  5. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Oh man, this is a big one and a very sad one :(
     
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  6. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Force Ghost star 6

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    obviously the Python stuff is well known , but some of his other work was just as great Personal Services is a terrific film ,Ripping Yarns , also Terry wrote Labyrinth.
     
  7. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    He was quite the proficient historian too. I still own the companion book to the BBC series he did about European civilisation pre-Roman Empire, where he makes a compelling argument that the "Barbarians" were far less barbaric than you'd be led to believe.
     
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  8. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Some of the Celtic tribes had semi-democracy!

    I didn't realize Jones did historical stuff himself though. Interesting.
     
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  9. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    One of the best things I learned from that book when I first got it was when he put paid to the claim that the Romans brought roads to Britain, as there were archaeological finds suggesting the Celtic tribes used wooden roads that predated Roman occupation.
     
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  10. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 ST/Anthology/Fan Films Manager and Ewok Enthusiast star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Oh man, Terry Jones... this one hurt.
     
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  11. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Oh that's fun. I'm currently in the middle of the Hardcore History podcast on Caesar's conquest of the Celts, called The Celtic Holocaust. It's been very enlightening.
     
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  12. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    It was even more fun when Terry presented it in the context of a certain Life of Brian quote about what the Romans have done for us.
     
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  13. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Force Ghost star 6

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    RIP

    @Ramza when I read the article, I instantly thought of the Bishop. Cigarette dangling from his mouth, bowling down the road like a gangster in his cassock.

    Legend
     
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  14. Darth Smurf

    Darth Smurf Force Ghost star 6

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    RIP
    What a loss
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  15. Rylo Ken

    Rylo Ken Force Ghost star 6

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    I wish it to be known that the persons responsible for reporting the death of Terry Jones have been sacked.
     
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  16. Todd the Jedi

    Todd the Jedi Mod and Spokesman of SWTV star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Ah, he was great. I know he had dementia for a while, so at least he's no longer suffering.

    I always love this doc of him and Palin revisiting Holy Grail sets years later.
     
  17. Kenneth Morgan

    Kenneth Morgan Chosen One star 5

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  18. Master_Lok

    Master_Lok Force Ghost star 6

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    Terry Jones... so many great and lovely things said already.

    Rest in Peace, Mr. Jones @};-

    Thank you for so many laughs for 45+ years and counting. @Ramza I love The Bishop skit.

    Such a legend.
     
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  19. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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  20. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    They're just going to have an ad in a few months where it turns out he didn't die.
     
  21. MrZAP

    MrZAP Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I knew Jones had dementia and was probably going to die relatively soon, but it still hurts to hear about it. Always sad to lose a Python.
     
  22. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Staff Member Manager

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    I've always had a real soft spot for Cardinal Biggles, may he rest on soft cushions in a comfy chair forever.

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    Terry Jones was the python that it took me the longest o learn he name of, I guess he's not as much the centre of attention as John Cleese, Michael Palin or Eric Idle.
     
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  23. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    But he directed Life of Brian like a ****ing boss.
     
  24. Master_Lok

    Master_Lok Force Ghost star 6

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    Yes, just loved Cardinal Biggles with Gilliam's Cardinal Fang playing off Jones by being even more of a doofus.
     
  25. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    @mrsvos said this on my fb terry jones post... made me both smile and tear up...

    "I can hear him and Graham together now, carrying around handbags and shrieking."