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RIP Terry Jones (1942-2020)

Postby The Archregimancy » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:13 am

Monty Python's Terry Jones has passed away.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-51209197

This is a thread for sharing your memories of someone who once observed that Brian of Nazareth wasn't the Messiah, but was instead a very naughty boy.

I, for one, would have preferred to think about how we know the Earth to be banana-shaped. This new learning amazes me; it's a shame he'll never again be able to explain how sheep’s bladders may be employed to prevent earthquakes.

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Postby Zurkerx » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:17 am

I loved Monty Python: they were such great movies. Sad to hear he has passed away. Rest in Peace, you'll be missed.
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Postby The Holy Therns » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:31 am

Oh shit. RIP to a master of comedic acting.
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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:52 am

Smart and funny, he always seemed like a genuinely decent chap. I feel rather sad at his passing. Do not adjust your set was a joyous part of my childhood, and this death so soon after Neil Innes dying. :(
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Postby The New California Republic » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:15 am

As I mentioned in the UK Politics Thread, he played the best screeching hags. He was a very intelligent and all-round decent guy. RIP.
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Postby The Sapmi » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:17 am

The Blaatschapen wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoBTsMJ4jNk

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Postby Feyrisshire » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:22 am

I loved Monty Python. RIP funny guy. So sad :(

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Postby Dogmeat » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:23 am

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Postby Gormwood » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:24 am

The Sapmi wrote:
The Blaatschapen wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoBTsMJ4jNk

RIP :(

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJUhlRoBL8M
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Postby The Alma Mater » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:30 am

The Sapmi wrote:
The Blaatschapen wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoBTsMJ4jNk

RIP :(

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJUhlRoBL8M
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Postby Gormwood » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:31 am

Why did it have to be this Terry? :(
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Postby Galloism » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:38 am

In the immortal words of Terry Jones:

...and that, my liege, is how we know the Earth to be banana shaped.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:00 am

Monty python was my first exposure to British humor. I can still do line for line bits from the show and movies. He had a profound influence on my sense of what is funny

A very funny man, and seemingly a pretty good chap as well.

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Postby Luziyca » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:03 am

I reckon Graham Chapman is waiting with anticipation.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:13 am

Luziyca wrote:I reckon Graham Chapman is waiting with anticipation.


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Postby Farnhamia » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:40 am

The Archregimancy wrote:Monty Python's Terry Jones has passed away.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-51209197

This is a thread for sharing your memories of someone who once observed that Brian of Nazareth wasn't the Messiah, but was instead a very naughty boy.

I, for one, would have preferred to think about how we know the Earth to be banana-shaped. This new learning amazes me; it's a shame he'll never again be able to explain how sheep’s bladders may be employed to prevent earthquakes.

Aye, and a fine Chaucer scholar, too.

It is too bad we'll never know about sheep's bladders and earthquakes, especially since there was a small one - earthquake, not bladder - under one of our fellow Mods last night.

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Postby Valentine Z » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:43 am

Rest in Peace indeed. :(

To be honest, I don't really know that much about Monty Python, mainly because of my age, and also because of cultural difference. Back in Burma, and even in Singapore, never heard of it until I got to the internet and someone recommended it to me.

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Postby Avaerilon » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:45 am

RIP, Terry Jones.

A fantastically funny man, a sharp director, and all-in-all a nice chap.

Here's hoping he can gorge on all the wafer-thin mints he wants to, now.
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Postby Heloin » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:50 am

Rest In Peace Terry. Go see that great head of light entertainment in the sky.
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Postby The New California Republic » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:55 am

Heloin wrote:Rest In Peace Terry. Go see that great head of light entertainment in the sky.

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Postby United Muscovite Nations » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:02 pm

He's not dead, he's just uh, pinin' for the fjords. Terry Jones, beautiful plumage.
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Postby The Black Forrest » Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:09 pm

Couldn’t have said it better Arch!
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Postby Northwest Slobovia » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:31 pm

Just coincidentally Miraculously, I was watching The Life of Brian yesterday, so it's a damn shame. Ah, well, time to look on the bright side of life.
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