Monty Python encyclopedia
Everything you ever wanted to know about the history and stars of the Python comedy team from And Now For Something Completely Different to The Wind in the Willows via dead parrots, twelve monkeys and Basil the Rat. Major biographies of Chapman, Cleese, Gilliam, Idle, Jones and Palin; in-depth coverage of all television, stage, publishing, radio and filmic ventures - as a team and apart; in-depth study of the Python comic magic, including key Python sketches; full entries for other key figures in the Python story, such as Spike Milligan, Neil Innes and George Harrison; and full listings of Python books, recordings, videos and societies, plus a whole lot more.
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Review: Monty Python EncyclopediaUser Review - Jake - Goodreads
pretty thorough with very tiny print throughout. Read full review
Review: Monty Python EncyclopediaUser Review - Dennis - Goodreads
This book had a lot of information in it, but unlike a real encyclopedia, the author injected to much of his opinion into the entries. I did discover references to a few Python appearances that I'm going to follow up on. Read full review