Monty Python's Flying Circus
                          The Complete Index of Shows
                            Compiled by Sir DarkWolf

Series One:  October 5, 1969 - January 11, 1970

1) Whither Canada
      "It's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart"
      Famous deaths
      Italian lesson
      Whizzo butter
      "It's the Arts"
      Arthur "Two-Sheds" Jackson
      Picasso/cycling race
      The funniest joke in the world

2) Sex and Violence
      Flying sheep
      French lecture on sheep-aircraft
      A man with three buttocks
      A man with two noses
      Musical mice
      Marriage guidance counsellor
      The wacky queen
      Working-class playwright
      A Scotsman on a horse
      The wrestling epilogue
      The mouse problem

3) How to recognize different types of trees from quite a long way away
      Court scene (witness in coffin/Cardinal Richelieu)
      The larch
      Bicycle repair man
      Children's stories
      Restaurant sketch
      Seduced milkmen
      Stolen newsreader
      Children's interview
      Nudge nudge

4) Owl-stretching time
      Song ("And did those feet")
      Art gallery
      Art critic
      It's a man's life in the modern army
      Undressing in public
      Secret Service dentists

5) Man's crisis of identity in the latter half of the twentieth century
      The smuggler
      A duck, a cat and a lizard (discussion)
      Vox pops on smuggling
      Police raid
      Letters and vox pops
      Newsreader arrested
      Erotic film
      Silly job interview
      Careers advisory board
      Burglar/encyclopaedia salesman

6) It's the Arts
      Johann Gombolputty.... von Hautkopf of Ulm
      Non-illegal robbery
      Vox pops
      Crunchy frog
      The dull life of a City stockbroker
      Red Indian in theatre
      Policemen make wonderful friends
      A Scotsman on a horse
      Twentieth-century vole

7) You're no fun any more
      Camel Spotting
      You're no fun any more
      The audit
      Science fiction sketch
      Man turns into Scotsman
      Police station
      Blancmanges playing tennis

8) Full frontal nudity
      Army protection racket
      Vox pops
      Art critic - the place of the nude
      Buying a bed
      Dead parrot
      The flasher
      Hell's Grannies

9) The ant, an introduction
      A man with a tape recorder up his nose
      Kilimanjaro expedition (double vision)
      A man with a tape recorder up his brother's nose
      Homicidal barber
      Lumberjack song
      Gumby crooner
      The refreshment room at Bletchley
      Hunting film
      The visitors

10) Untitled
      Walk-on-part in sketch
      Bank robber (lingerie shop)
      Arthur Tree
      Vocational Guidance Counsellor (chartered accountant)
      The first man to jump the Channel
      Tunnelling from Godalming to Java
      Pet conversions
      Gorilla librarian
      Letters to "Daily Mirror"
      Strangers in the night

11) The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra goes to the bathroom
      Letter (lavatorial humour)
      Agatha Christie sketch
      Literary football discussion
      Undertakers film
      Interesting people
      Eighteenth-century social legislation
      The Battle of Trafalgar
      Batley Townswomens' Guild presents the Battle of Pearl Harbour
      Undertakers film

12) The Naked Ant
      Falling from building
      "Spectrum" -  talking about things
      Visitors from Coventry
      Mr Hitler
      The Minehead by-election
      Police station (silly voices)
      Upperclass Twit of the Year
      Ken Shabby
      How far can a minister fall

13) Intermission
      Restaurant (abuse/cannibalism)
      Come back to my place
      Me Doctor
      Historical impersonations
      Quiz programme - "Wishes"
      "Probe-around" on crime
      Mr Attila the Hun
      Psychiatry - silly sketch
      Operating theatre (squatters)

Series Two:  September 15, 1970 - December 22, 1970

1) Dinsdale
      "Face the Press"
      New cooker sketch
      Tobacconists (prostitute advert)
      The Ministry of Silly Walks
      The Piranha brothers

2) The Spannish Inquisition
      Man-powered flight
      The Spanish Inquisition
      Jokes and novelties salesman
      Tax on thingy
      Vox pops
      Photos of Uncle Ted (Spanish Inquisition)
      The semaphore version of "Wuthering Heights"
      "Julius Caesar" on an Aldis lamp
      Court scene (charades)

3) Untitled
      A bishop rehearsing
      Flying lessons
      Hijacked plane (to Luton)
      The Poet McTeagle
      Psychiatrist milkman
      Deja vu

4) The Buzz Aldrin Show
      Architect sketch
      How to give up being a Mason
      Motor insurance sketch
      "The Bishop"
      Living room on pavement
      A choice of viewing
      chemist sketch
      Words not to be used again
      Vox pops
      Police Constable Pan-Am

5) Live from the Grillomat
      Live from the Frill-o-Mat snack bar
      Society for Putting Things on top of Other Things
      Escape (from film)
      Current affairs
      Accidents sketch
      Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
      The man who is alternately rude and polite
      Documentary on boxer

6) School Prizes
      "It's a Living"
      The time on BBC 1
      School prize-giving
      "if" - a film by Mr Dibley
      "Rear Window" -  a film by Mr Dibley
      "Finian's Rainbow" (starring the man from the off-licence)
      Foreign Secretary
      Dead Indian
      Timmy Williams interview
      Raymond Luxury Yacht interview
      Registry office
      Election Night Special (Silly and Sensible Parties)

7) The Attila the Hun Show
      "The Attila the Hun Show"
      Attila the Nun
      Secretary of State striptease
      Vox pops on politicians
      Killer sheep
      The news for parrots
      The news for gibbons
      Today in Parliament
      The news for wombats
      Attila the Bun
      The Idiot in Society
      Test match
      The Epsom furniture race
      "Take Your Pick"

8) Archaeology Today
      "Archaeology Today"
      Silly vicar
      Leapy Lee
      Registrar (wife swap)
      Silly doctor sketch (immediately abandoned)
      Mr and Mrs Git
      Mosquito hunters
      Poofy judges
      Mrs Thing and Mrs Entity
      Beethoven's mynah bird
      Colin Mozert (ratcatcher)

9) How to recognize different parts of the body
      "How to recognize different parts of the body"
      Naughty bits
      The man who contradicts people
      Cosmetic surgery
      Camp square-bashing
      Cut-price airline
      Batley Townswomen's Guild presents the first heart transplant
      The first underwater production of "Measure for Measure"
      The death of Mary Queen of Scots
      Exploding penguin on TV set
      There's been a murder
      Europolice Song contest
      "Bing Tiddle Tiddle Bong" (song)

10) Scott of the Antarctic
      French subtitled film
      Scott of the Antarctic
      Scott of the Sahara
      Fish licnece
      Derby Council v. All Blacks rugby match
      Long John Silver Impersonators v. Bournemouth Gynaecologists

11) How not to be seen
      Conquistador coffee campaign
      Repeating groove
      Ramsay MacDonald striptease
      Job hunter
      Agatha Christie sketch (railway timetables)
      Mr Neville Shunte
      Film director (teeth)
      City gents vox pops
      "Crackpot Religions Ltd"
      "How not to be seen"
      Crossing the Atlantic on a tricycle
      Interview in filing cabinet
      "Yummy yummy"
      Monty Python's Flying Circus again in thirty seconds

12) Spam
      "The Black Eagle"
      Dirty Hungarian phrasebook
      Court (phrasebook)
      Communist quiz
      "Ypres 1914" - abandoned
      Art gallery strike
      "Ypres 1914"
      Hospital for over-actors
      Gumby flower arranging

13) Royal Episode 13
      The Queen will be watching
      Coal mine (historical argument)
      The man who says things in a very roundabout way
      The man who speaks only the ends of words
      The man who speaks only the beginnings of words
      The man who speaks only the middles of words
      How to feed a goldfish
      The man who collects birdwatcher's eggs
      Insurance sketch
      Hospital run by RSM
      Exploding version of "The Blue Danube"
      Girls' Boarding school
      Lifeboat (cannibalism)
      Undertaker's sketch

Series Three: October 19, 1972 - January 18, 1973

1) Whicker's World
      Cdourt scene - multiple murderer
      Icelandic saga
      Court scene (Viking)
      Stock Exchange report
      Mrs Premise and Mrs Conclusion visit Jean-Paul Sartre
      Whicker Island

2) Mr and Mrs Brian Norris' Ford Popular
      Emigration from Surbiton to Hounslow
      Schoolboys' Life Assurance Company
      How to rid the world of all known diseases
      Mrs Niggerbaiter explodes
      Farming Club
      "Life of Tschaikovsky"
      Trim-Jeans Theatre
      Fish-slapping dance
      World War One
      The BBC is short of money
      Puss in boots

3) The Money Programme
      "The Money Programme"
      "There is nothing quite so wonderful as money" (song)
      Erizabeth L
      Fraud film squad
      Salvation fuzz
      Jungle restaurant
      Apology for violence and nudity
      Ken Russell's "Gardening Club"
      The Lost World of Roiurama
      Six more minutes of Monty Python's Flying Circus
      Argument Clinic
      Hitting on the head lessons
      Inspector Flying Fox of the Yard
      One more minute of Monty Python's Flying Circus

4) Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror
      "Blood, Devastation, Death, War and Horror"
      The man who speaks in anagrams
      Anagram quiz
      Merchant banker
      Pantomime horses
      Life and death struggles
      Mary recruitment office
      Bus conductor sketch
      The man who makes people laugh uncontrollably
      Army captain as clown
      Gestures to indicate pauses in a televised talk
      Neurotic announcers
      The news with Richard Baker (vision only)
      "The Pantomime Horse is a Secret Agent film"

5) The All-England Summarize Proust Competition
      "Summarize Proust Competition"
      Everest climbed by hairdressers
      Fire brigade
      Our Eamonn
      "Party Hints" with Veronica Smalls
      Language laboratory
      Travel agent
      Watney's Red Barrle
      Theory on Brontosauruses by Anne Elk (Miss)

6) The war against pornography
      Tory Housewives Clean-up Campaign
      Gumby brain specialist
      Molluscs - "live" TV documentary
      The Minister for not listening to people
      Tuesday documentary/children's story/party political broadcast
      Apology (politicians)
      Expedition to Lake Pahoe
      The silliest interview we've ever had
      The silliest sketch we've ever done

7) Salad Days
      Biggles dictates a letter
      Climbing the north face of the Uxbridge Road
      Old lady snoopers
      "Storage jars"
      The show so far
      Cheese shop
      Philip Jenkinson on Cheese Westerns
      Sam Peckinpah's "Salad Days"
      The news with Richard Baker
      Seashore interlude film

8) The Cycling Tour
      Mr Pither
      Clodagh Rogers
      Bingo-crazed Chinese
      "Jack in a Box"

9) The nude man
      Bomb on plane
      A naked man
      Ten seconds of sex
      Housing project built by characters from 
         nineteenth-century English Literature
      M1 interchange built by characters from "Paradise Lost"
      Mustico and Janet - flats built by hypnosis
      "Mortuary Hour"
      The Olympic hide-and-seek final
      The Cheap-Laughs
      The British Well-Basically Club
      Prices on the planet Algon

10) Henry Thripshaw's Disease
      Tudor jobs agency
      Pornographic bookshop
      Elizabethan pornography smugglers
      Silly disturbances (the Rev. Arthur Belling)
      The free repetition of doubtful words sketch, by an underrated author
      "Is there?" after death?
      The man who says words in the wrong order
      Thripshaw's disease
      Silly noises
      Sherry-drinking vicar

11) Dennis Moore
      "Boxing Tonight" - Jack Bodel v. Sir Kenneth Clark
      Dennis Moore
      What the stars foretell
      "TV4 or not TV4" discussion
      Ideal Loon Exhibition

12) A Book at Bedtime
      Party Political Broadcast (choreographed)
      "A Book at Bedtime"
      Kamikaze Scotsmen
      No time to lose
      BBC programme planners
      Unexploded Scotsmen
      "Spot the Loony"
      Rival documentaries
      "Dad's Doctors" (trail)
      "Dad's Pooves" (trail)

13) Grandstand
      Thames TV introduction
      "Light Entertainment Awards"
      Dickie Attenborough
      The Oscar Wilde sketch
      David Niven's fridge
      Pasolini's film "The Third Test Match"
      New brain from Curry's
      Blood donor
      International Wife-swapping
      Credits of the Year
      The dirty vicar sketch

Series Four:  October 31, 1974 - December 5, 1974

1) The Golden Age of Ballooning
      Montgolfier Brothers
      Louis XIV
      George III

2) Michael Ellis
      Department Store
      Buying an ant
      At home with the ant and other pets
      Documentary on ants
      Ant communication
      Poetry reading (ants)
      Different endings

3) The Light Entertainment War
      "Up Your Pavement"
      RAF banter
      Trivializing the war
      Basingstoke in Westphalia
      "Anything Goes In" (song)
      Film trailer
      The public are idiots
      Programme titles conference
      The last five miles of the M2
      Woody and tinny words
      Show-jumping (musical)
      Newsflash (Germans)
      "When Does A Dream Begin?" (song)

4) Hamlet
      Bogus psychiatrists
      Police helmets
      Hamlet and Ophelia
      Boxing match aftermath
      Boxing commentary
      Piston engine (a bargain)
      A room in Polonius's house
      Live from Epsom
      Queen Victoria Handicap

5) Mr Neutron
      Post box ceremony
      Teddy Salad (CIA agent)
      "Conjuring Today"

6) Party Political Broadcast
      "Most Awful Family in Britain"
      Icelandic Honey Week
      A doctor whose patients are stabbed by his nurse
      Brigadier and Bishop
      Appeal on behalf of extremely rich people
      The man who finishes other people's sentences
      David Attenborough
      The walking tree of Dahomey
      The batsmen of the Kalahare
      Cricket match (assegais)
      BBC News (handovers)

                           Transmission Details
Series        Transmission         Recording       Number as 
/number       date                 date            recorded

1/1           Oct 05, 1969         Sep 07, 1969       2
1/2           Oct 12, 1969         Aug 30, 1969       1
1/3           Oct 19, 1969         Aug 14, 1969       3
1/4           Oct 26, 1969         Sep 21, 1969       4
1/5           Nov 16, 1969         Oct 03, 1969       5
1/6           Nov 23, 1969         Nov 11, 1969       7
1/7           Nov 30, 1969         Oct 10, 1969       6
1/8           Dec 07, 1969         Nov 25, 1969       8
1/9           Dec 14, 1969         Dec 07, 1969       10
1/10          Dec 21, 1969         Nov 30, 1969       9
1/11          Dec 28, 1969         Dec 14, 1969       11
1/12          Jan 04, 1970         Dec 21, 1969       12
1/13          Jan 11, 1970         Jan 04, 1970       13

2/1           Sep 15, 1970         Jul 09, 1970       4
2/2           Sep 22, 1970         Jul 02, 1970       3
2/3           Sep 29, 1970         Jul 16, 1970       5
2/4           Oct 20, 1970         Sep 18, 1970       9
2/5           Oct 27, 1970         Sep 10, 1970       7
2/6           Nov 03, 1970         Sep 10, 1970       8
2/7           Nov 10, 1970         Oct 02, 1970       11
2/8           Nov 17, 1970         Oct 09, 1970       12
2/9           Nov 24, 1970         Sep 25, 1970       10
2/10          Dec 01, 1970         Jul 02, 1970       2
2/11          Dec 08, 1970         Jul 23, 1970       6
2/12          Dec 15, 1970         Jun 25, 1970       1
2/13          Dec 22, 1970         Oct 16, 1970       13

3/1           Oct 19, 1972         Jan 14, 1972       5
3/2           Oct 26, 1972         Jan 28, 1972       7
3/3           Nov 02, 1972         Dec 04, 1971       1
3/4           Nov 09, 1972         Dec 11, 1971       2
3/5           Nov 16, 1972         Apr 24, 1972       9
3/6           Nov 23, 1972         Jan 21, 1972       6
3/7           Nov 30, 1972         Jan 07, 1972       4
3/8           Dec 07, 1972         May 04, 1972       10
3/9           Dec 14, 1972         May 11, 1072       11
3/10          Dec 21, 1972         May 25, 1972       13
3/11          Jan 04, 1973         Apr 17, 1972       8
3/12          Jan 11, 1973         Dec 18, 1971       3
3/13          Jan 18, 1973         May 18, 1972       12

4/1           Oct 31, 1974         Oct 12, 1974       1
4/2           Nov 11, 1974         Oct 19, 1974       2
4/3           Nov 14, 1974         Oct 26, 1974       3
4/4           Nov 21, 1974         Nov 02, 1974       4
4/5           Nov 28, 1974         Nov 09, 1974       5
4/6           Dec 05, 1974         Nov 16, 1974       6

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