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Monty Python's Flying Circus: Michael Ellis

  • Runtime: 30 min.
  • Genres: Absurd Comedy, Farce, Sketch Comedy/Skit Show [TV], Comedy
  • Director:Ian MacNaughton


In this episode, Chris Quinn enters a department store and demands to buy an ant named Marcus. When Chris goes home, his mum informs him that Michael Ellis -- for whom he has been repeatedly mistaken -- has been looking for him. On his own, Chris attends a poetry reading, in which Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats dedicate their poems to ants not named Marcus. His next stop is Toupee Hall, where a faulty flame-thrower left over from the first sketch wreaks havoc. Just before entering the End of the Show...more