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Old 05-22-2019, 12:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
And as for Monty Python in general, shrug, there's no accounting for taste. They have a very distinctive style, and some people like that style, while others don't. There's no need to apologize for that.
It should also be considered that a lot of their jokes simply fall flat, either because they were too absurd or just not funny to begin with, and I think they recognized this too. (MPFC's soundtracks often had to be "sweetened" because the studio audience didn't laugh when they were expected to.) The problem is compounded by their point of reference being so British. I've lived in the UK, and I still needed certain things explained to me before I could appreciate them.
"Makes you wonder why we bother, eh, Fawlty?"
"Didn't know you did, Major."

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