Start your 30-day free trial

£60.95 + £1.26 shipping
In stock. Sold by EliteDigital UK
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: All product ships from the US. We have been selling on Amazon.US for nearly 10 years with over 99% positive feedback.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus 2 [DVD] [1969] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available

Monty Python's Flying Circus 2 [DVD] [1969] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

Price: £60.95
Only 1 left in stock.
Dispatched from and sold by EliteDigital UK.
5 used from £5.12 1 collectible from £40.86
Region 1 encoding. (requires a North American or multi-region DVD player and NTSC compatible TV. More about DVD formats)
Note: you may purchase only one copy of this product. New Region 1 DVDs are dispatched from the USA or Canada and you may be required to pay import duties and taxes on them (click here for details) Please expect a delivery time of 5-7 days.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Find all the best television shows from the other side of the pond in our US TV store and catch the latest shows in our 2014's Hottest TV page.

Product details

  • Actors: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones
  • Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones
  • Producers: John Howard Davies
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Colour, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: PG
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: 28 Sept. 1999
  • Run Time: 1325 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • ASIN: B00000JSJH
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 279,457 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

By Robyn on 15 Aug. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) 3 reviews
Number 3...the larch 2 April 2004
By Daniel J. Hamlow - Published on
Episode 3-How To Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite A Long Ways Away
The Bicycle Repairman sketch gets great notice, as BR is F.G. Superman's (Michael Palin) secret identity. The joke here is that everybody is dressed in a Superman outfit, but they are clueless in ordinary things. The heavy exaggerated dialogue of two of the Supermans as well as the captions going Clink! Bend! and Inflate!, re the Biff! Bam! and Pow! of Batman TV series is marvelous!
However, the Restaurant Sketch is the highlight, as it shows how being apologetic and taking responsibility for a dirty fork can go too far, making a mountain out of a molehill. The head waiter and manager's overreaction would make people so uncomfortable and self-conscious of pointing out the smallest of mistakes that can be easily remedied.
My favourite is the storytime sketch, where Eric Idle tries to read a children's book but finds it full of adult material, and the scene of the hippo squashing the bunny rabbits had me on the floor laughing when I saw it the first couple of times.
The chicken-wielding knight is pretty busy here, as he coshes the head of a barrister who's so clueless about his client's case, he calls in a gossiping pepperpot, a corpse in a coffin, and Cardinal Richlieu as witnesses, the redcoat compere who introduces the Restaurant Sketch, and goes after the overacting announcer who gets into a raving anti-communist fury before his wife calls him to tea.
The episode ends with the famous "Nudge Nudge" sketch, where Norman (Idle) asks a stockbroker-type city gent (Jones) about his wife with a very salacious bent. "Your wife, does she go, eh? Know what I mean, know what I mean? Say no more, nudge nudge!" and nudges the freaked out city gent. This was originally a sketch offered to Ronnie Barker, who refused it, until it was redone here.
Episode 4-Owl Stretching Time
Well, no owls are stretched here as such, but the running theme is "It's A Man's Life <fill in blank here>," with a guitar-strumming Eric Idle, who is being seduced by beautiful Katya Wyeth, ending with the two of them in bed. Interrupting the sketch is a stern, no-nonsense brigadier (Graham Chapman) who protests the copyright infringement of the army's phrase, "it's a pig's life... man's life, in the modern army."
For those who didn't know why the art critic became scornful of his wife's line, "What ho, dear?" is because she meant it as a pun, "Watteau, dear?" in reference to Jean-Antoine Watteau, a Flemish painter influenced by Rubens. Poor Katya Wyeth!
Terry Jones is constantly foiled in his attempts to discretely undress so he can get into his bathing costume at the beach (is this Brighton, Paignton, or Margate?)
However, the best sketch is the RMS (royal master sergeant) (John Cleese) who teaches his class how to defend themselves against...fresh fruit, with Eric Idle being the wiseacre who keeps asking him about pointed sticks, which earns him a harsh "Shut up!" This sketch must've been written by Cleese or Chapman, as their sketches involve people being verbally abused, often scornfully and/or at loud volume. This features the debut of the 16-Ton weight.
Reviewed by Mr. Valencia Orange eating a Botticelli's Venus who knows how to defend himself against anyone wielding a gooseberry and a dirty fork.
Number 4... the end
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The Greatest Episode 13 Oct. 2000
By Papi - Published on
Format: DVD
This is the greatest episode ever of Monty Python. It's hilarious. I was laughing every second. There is a German version out that is awesome. This is definately the best though.
0 of 6 people found the following review helpful
The Avangardists Of Modern Humour 26 Sept. 2000
By Bjorn Clasen - Published on
To this day, Monty Python remains THE idol and source of inspiration to humourists all around. »Monty Python's Flying Circus« made the group famous, and it is the best ever to come out, not only from Monty Python, not only from Britain... but humour in general!
Highlights on this tape: »Children's Stories«, »Restaurant Sketch« and »Undressing In Public«.
Own it!
Were these reviews helpful? Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions