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PEE Poll: Favorite Member of Monty Python
John Cleese   -4 (23.5%)
Eric Idle   -3 (17.6%)
Graham Chapman   -1 (5.9%)
Michael Palin   -8 (47.1%)
Terry Jones   -0 (0%)
Terry Gilliam   -1 (5.9%)
Total Members Voted: 17

Syevedude530

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« on: 07-13-2004 13:04 »

Who is your favorite member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, which produced "Monty Python's Flying Circus" for 4 seasons, and 3 movies "Monty Python and the Meaning of Life", "Monty Python's Life of Brian", and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  Who is your favorite member?
boingo2000

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« Reply #1 on: 07-13-2004 13:36 »

A) You forgot the movies And Now For Something Completly Different and Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl.

B) My favourite python?  Hmm... I've always kinda liked Michael Palin the best... but then, Terry G has done the best work post-python... but then, Eric Idle's the only one of them 've actually met in person, which has to count for something... meh, I'm still voting Palin, if only for The Lumberjack Song.
Tweek

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« Reply #2 on: 07-13-2004 13:38 »

I voted for Michael Palin, although they are all great  :cool:
Coilette

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« Reply #3 on: 07-13-2004 13:42 »
« Last Edit on: 07-13-2004 13:42 »

Descisions, descisions.... Eric Idle did write most of the masterful songs but Michael Palin is the funniest. So I'll go for him.

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Impossible

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« Reply #4 on: 07-13-2004 14:14 »

Michael Palin. I just remember The Lumberjack Song so well. And plus, I loved his "world travels" series in the late 80s/early 90s. They are all great though  :D
Jamesbondcja

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« Reply #5 on: 07-13-2004 14:34 »

Hmmm thats a really good question. I think that I will go with Michael Palin as his works probably the funniest stuff overall but the others are all great as well.
mw

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« Reply #6 on: 07-13-2004 14:43 »

SPLUNGE!

I mean, maybe this poll is a good idea, but maybe it isn't. I'm not being indecisive, you know.  :p

Tough call sorting out any one of them...
Syevedude530

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« Reply #7 on: 07-13-2004 15:58 »

I was thinking in terms of their performances in the actual series and movies, but whatever.
ooy

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« Reply #8 on: 07-13-2004 16:55 »

which one did the animation?
Syevedude530

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« Reply #9 on: 07-13-2004 17:18 »

Terry Gilliam, who co-directed at least 1 of the movies.
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« Reply #10 on: 07-13-2004 17:33 »

Hmmm, tough question, I'll do it in tied 1st, 2nd and 3rd:

1. Cleese and Jones
2. Idle and Palin
3. Gilliam and Chapman
catindisguise

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« Reply #11 on: 07-13-2004 18:54 »
« Last Edit on: 07-13-2004 18:54 »

I like Palin and Cleese the best, Palin for the lumberjack song and the bit that Coilette mentioned from the Holy Grail  :laff: also for his work without the pythons. Cleese for the dead parrot sketch and his post-python work.

I suppose I'll vote Palin, but Eric Idle used to be my favourite when I was about 10.
Syevedude530

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« Reply #12 on: 07-13-2004 20:18 »

I always have a sentiment for Graham Chapman, he was so vibrantly funny, and he lived his life as an openly gay man in the public world LONG BEFORE it was even close to acceptable (it still isn't in most of the States).  But he was one of the funniest men to ever have been taken before his time.  Maybe if he'd still be alive we'd appreciate him more.
Mr. Potter

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« Reply #13 on: 07-13-2004 20:34 »

I'm not sure, I like all of them, but my favorites probably are Cleese, Palin, and Idle. Hmm, I think I'll go for Cleese.
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« Reply #14 on: 07-13-2004 20:37 »

Of all of the Pythons, I have to go with Palin.  By all accounts, a nice man, damn funny, and also (together with Terry Jones) wrote most of my favourite sketches.

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« Reply #15 on: 07-14-2004 01:20 »
« Last Edit on: 07-14-2004 01:20 »

 
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Originally posted by Coilette:
...but Michael Palin is the funniest. So I'll go for him.
Indeed who can forget is role in Brazil?   :p

nerdlingus

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« Reply #16 on: 07-14-2004 02:03 »

I'm gonna go with John Cleese as I like him anyways, especially in the Holy Grail.
alexvilagosh

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« Reply #17 on: 07-14-2004 02:17 »

I've always liked Idle best, so I'll go with him. They're all great though.
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #18 on: 07-14-2004 02:26 »

I like Cleese and Palin, but that's probably because I've seen them the most.  :hmpf:
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« Reply #19 on: 07-14-2004 06:14 »

Eric, he's also the voice of Rincewind in the Discworld games.
David A

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« Reply #20 on: 07-14-2004 07:15 »

When I watched Flying Circus when I was little, I always liked John Cleese for some reason.  Looking back now, I'd have to say that my favorite is Graham Chapman.  He played King Arthur and Brian (not to mention Yellowbeard).
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« Reply #21 on: 07-14-2004 20:10 »

palin all the way baby. his comic acting is truely amazing.

the prisoner hanging upside down in LOB and the cured lepper[sp].

lepper - "half a dinari!! for my life story???"
brian - "(tut) there's no pleasing some people!"
lepper - "that's just what jesus said, sir!" (scurries away)

pure gold!

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