Monty Python Conquers Netflix

Netflix has curated a showcase for Monty Python fans that includes TV series, movies, documentaries and concerts.

They will be available to stream from April 15, with the most recent production being 2014’s Monty Python Live (Mostly).

In addition to the original TV series Monty Python’s Flying Circus and the movies Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life, here’s what’s on offer:

☞ Eric ldle’s What About Dick? 

In a madcap stage play from Monty Python icon Eric Idle, comic greats perform the decline and fall of the British Empire … as told through a piano.

☞ Monty Python Best Bits (mostly): Season 1 

This series is presented by self-confessed Python nut Hugh Bonneville, each show with a group of five famous comedians remembering their favourite Python moments. Each guest chooses a sketch (or two) and it’s played with their comments..

☞ Monty Python Conquers America 

2009 doco about the evolution of the British sketch comedy troupe that redefined humor and shaped an entire generation of American comics.

☞ Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go 

The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever.

☞ Monty Python: Before the Flying Circus 

Discover how six seemingly ordinary, but supremely talented men became sketch comedy’s inspired group of lunatics.

☞ Monty Python: Live at Aspen 

The members of Monty Python reunite on stage to talk about making their iconic show that changed sketch comedy forever.

☞ Monty Python: Live at the Hollywood Bowl 

The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

☞ Monty Python: The Meaning of Live  

From heyday to curtain call, this documentary offers a rare glimpse of the legendary Monty Python troupe as it stages live shows after a long hiatus.

☞ Monty Python’s Almost the Truth

The legacy of Monty Python is explored in this documentary.

☞ Monty Python’s Fliegender Zirkus: Season 1

The Pythons elevate the absurd to new heights and bring their sketches to German TV, working in phonetic German, at times with an Australian accent.

☞ Monty Python’s Personal Best: Season 1

Cleese & co pick their all-time favourite sketches.

☞ Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

Presented by Steve Martin, this anthology draws from Flying Circus and Fliegender Zirkus to mark the 20th anniversary of the TV series.

☞ The Meaning of Monty Python 

This celebration of the 30th anniversary of 1983’s The Meaning of Life reunites John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palinin conversation about not only not only their last movie together but also comedy, creativity, appreciation, food, fish and their own mortality.

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