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Some '''[[Wikipedia:Monty Python|Monty Python]]''' references can be found in the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work.
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'''[[Wikipedia:Monty Python|Monty Python]]''' was a British '70s comedy troupe consisting of [[Wikipedia:John Cleese|John Cleese]], [[Wikipedia:Terry Gilliam|Terry Gilliam]], [[Wikipedia:Terry Jones|Terry Jones]], [[Wikipedia:Eric Idle|Eric Idle]], [[Wikipedia:Michael Palin|Michael Palin]], and formerly [[Wikipedia:Graham Chapman|Graham Chapman]]. They are best remembered for their TV show ''[[Wikipedia:Monty Python's Flying Circus|Monty Python's Flying Circus]]'' and for movies such as ''[[Wikipedia:Monty Python and the Holy Grail|Monty Python and the Holy Grail]]'', ''[[Wikipedia:Monty Python's Life of Brian|Monty Python's Life of Brian]]'', and ''[[Wikipedia:Monty Python's the Meaning of Life|Monty Python's the Meaning of Life]]''. [[The Brothers Chaps]] pay tribute to these legends by referencing them in the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work.
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*[[Parsnips A-Plenty]] — The "scene missing" gag is used in an episode of [[Wikipedia:Monty Python's Flying Circus|Monty Python's Flying Circus]].
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*The [[Heavy Lourde]] — ''Monty Python's Flying Circus'' had a similar running gag with a weight that said "16 TONS" on it.
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*[[Stinkoman 20X6]] — "Prawn Salad" is a skit-name from "Monty Python's Flying Circus".
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*[[The House That Gave Sucky Treats]] — [[Homestar Runner]] saying [[Strong Bad]]'s costume is the "Spanish Inquisition" is a reference to [[Wikipedia:The Spanish Inquisition (Monty Python)|a Monty Python sketch of the same name]], in which [[Wikipedia:Michael Palin|Michael Palin]], [[Wikipedia:Terry Jones|Terry Jones]], and [[Wikipedia:Terry Gilliam|Terry Gilliam]] were dressed in similar costumes.
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*[[The House That Gave Sucky Treats]] — Homestar saying Strong Bad's costume is the "Spanish Inquisition" is a reference to a Monty Python sketch of the same name.
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*[[Parsnips A-Plenty]] — The "scene missing" gag is used in an episode of ''Monty Python's Flying Circus''.
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*The [[Heavy Lourde]] — A similar gag appears Monty Python's Flying Circus, which had a similar running gag with a weight that said "16 TONS" on it.
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*[[Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer]] — [[The Red and Blue Knights|The Blue Knight]]'s face guard slamming down over his face after he says his last line is reminiscent of ''Monty Python and the Holy Grail'', in which [[Wikipedia:Sir_Bedevere#Modern_depictions|Sir Bedevere's]] face guard slams down after he says many of his lines.
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*[[Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer]] — The Blue Knight's face guard slamming down over his face after he says his last line is reminiscent of [[Wikipedia:Monty Python and the Holy Grail|Monty Python and the Holy Grail]], in which Sir Bedevere's face guard slams down after he says many of his lines.
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*[[Stinkoman 20X6]] — "[[Wikipedia:Live_from_the_Grill-O-Mat#.22Accidents_Sketch_.28Prawn_Salad_Ltd..29.22|Prawn Salad]]" is a skit name from ''Monty Python's Flying Circus''.
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*[[Sketchbook]] — on 2/16/06, the sketch is a drawing of The Poopsmith in an intimidating pose saying "None shall pass." This is a quote by The Black Knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
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*[[Peasant's Quest Outtakes]] — [[Matt Chapman]] sounds very similar to [[Wikipedia:List of recurring characters in Monty Python's Flying Circus#Mr.Gumby|Mr. Gumby]] when he has his wig forward.
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*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] — Just before you begin answering the hag's questions, she says "If ye answers questions three..." This is a reference to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, in which the old man at the Bridge of Death proclaims "Who would cross the Bridge of Death must answer me these questions three, 'ere the other side he see."
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*[[Sketchbook 2006#SK-2006-02-16|Sketchbook]] — On 2/16/06, the sketch is a drawing of [[The Poopsmith]] in an intimidating pose saying "None shall pass." This is a quote by The [[Wikipedia:Black Knight (Monty Python)|Black Knight]] from ''Monty Python and the Holy Grail''.
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*[[Peasant's Quest Outtakes]] — Matt sounds very similar to [[wikipedia:Michael Palin|Michael Palin]] from Monty Python when he has his wig forward.
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*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] — Just before you begin answering the hag's questions, she says "If ye answers questions three..." This is a reference to'' Monty Python and the Holy Grail'', in which the old man at the Bridge of Death proclaims "Who would cross the Bridge of Death must answer me these questions three, ere the other side he see".
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*[[Strong Badia the Free]] —
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**In [[Country]], if you attempt to cross a vacant [[Stone Bridge]], [[Strong Mad]] will tell you "NONE SHALL PASS", in much the same way as the Black Knight tells Arthur from ''Holy Grail''.
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**The fish skeleton in [[the King of Town]]'s [[The King of Town's Castle|castle]] is identified as an "ex-fish", referencing the line in the [[Wikipedia:Dead Parrot|Dead Parrot]] sketch, "This is an ex-parrot".
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] — Strong Bad's remark about the peasants starting a commune is a reference to ''Monty Python and the Holy Grail'', specifically the scene in which Dennis explains that he and his fellow peasants are an [[wikipedia:Anarcho-syndicalism|anarcho-syndicalist]] commune.
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Current revision as of 15:29, 31 March 2016

The Black Poopsmith

Monty Python was a British '70s comedy troupe consisting of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, and formerly Graham Chapman. They are best remembered for their TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus and for movies such as Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Life of Brian, and Monty Python's the Meaning of Life. The Brothers Chaps pay tribute to these legends by referencing them in the Homestar Runner body of work.

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