Talk:16: Monty Python -- Enough

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An army of suicidal scotsmen are outside. They would like to object to your refusal to remember their plight. Davidy22[talk] 14:11, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Comic image broken I'm hoping that someone else will notice this comment and fix it, since I'm not sure how to. -- 22:53, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

fixed. 03:57, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

People are always asking my why I spend so much time quoting Monty Python, but I didn't expect the Spanish Inquisition! It's the meaning of life, Bruce. My mother just says "He's a very naughty boy!", but that might just be because I dress in women's clothing and hang around in bars. No, no, no, sorry, it's all getting too silly now. My brain hurts, and now for something completely different. It's... 16:52, 25 June 2013 (UTC) (PS., sorry for all this spam, spam, spam, spam and spam. Perhaps I should just have stripped naked and played with my organ, instead?)

"Always look on the bright side of life, always look on the right side of life." (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

In fairness, the urge to repeat things verbatim is the reason that The Odyssey, Beowulf, Cinderella, and countless other stories still exist. People aren't going to abandon the oral tradition just because it's become obsolete. 19:50, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Yes I really took a hit here. At some point I could have been one of the guys who bored Randall with the quotes. But if you think something is funny, then to hell with why it is funny. I think the movie is also funny after ten viewings. So it doesn't have to be surprising to be fun. But I am all for surreal humor though. If I ever get together with like minded people I would not stop quoting the movie again. And to Randall: "Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!" :-D --Kynde (talk) 17:26, 16 March 2015 (UTC)
Effective surreal humour is very difficult to achieve (see joke about death above). As much can be said for any art. However, no one is surprised when the fans of a surrealist painter like Dali revisit a painting, time and again. This, despite the fact that only once do you get the impact of seeing a surreal painting for the first time. As for the Monty Python fans, they aren't quoting "with no context." Firstly, the quotes are a shibboleth which implicitly grant the speaker entrance into the club of surreal humour fans. And secondly, it's an explicit sharing of the joy these comedy routines have brought people. It may not be as creative as inventing original material but, for most people who aren't Terry Gilliam, it's as close as they can get. Still, an overdose of fanboy/girl enthusiasm can sometimes cause a headache. If you know such a person, be kind to them. Get them something nice. Perhaps, a lovely shrubbery. --DP9000 (talk) 12:44, 22 February 2016 (UTC)

There is a community portal discussion of what to call Cueball and what to do in case with more than one Cueball. I have added this comic to the new Category:Multiple Cueballs. Since there is really only one Cueball that "talks" I think it is relevant to keep him listed as Cueball. Just made a note that the other two guys also looks like Cueball.--Kynde (talk) 17:43, 16 March 2015 (UTC)

This could also apply to asdfmovie. -- 20:16, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Group Member Terry Jones also once expressed similar sentiments:

"Speaking at Monty Python Live At Aspen, a reunion show staged at the US Comedy Arts Festival in 1998, Terry Jones confessed he was unhappy with the group’s comic legacy.

“We tried to do something that was so unpredictable that it had no shape and you could never say what the kind of humour was,” he told the American comedian Robert Klein, who hosted the event. “And I think the fact that ‘Pythonesque’ is now a word in the Oxford English Dictionary shows the extent to which we failed.” " (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)