Rumors of a Monty Python's Flying Circus reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (February 18) as reports claimed that BBC One confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 19/02/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 50 years since Monty Python's Flying Circus first aired?! (50 years, 4 months, 14 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Monty Python's Flying Circus end?
When Monty Python's Flying Circus came to an end after 6 years in December 1974, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Monty Python's Flying Circus reunion disappoint people?
Monty Python's Flying Circus aired from 1969-1974 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules.
Still hoping for a Monty Python's Flying Circus movie?
In a recent interview, Eric Idle said he can't imagine a Monty Python's Flying Circus reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Michael Palin has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Monty Python's Flying Circus movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Monty Python's Flying Circus film, Terry Gilliam stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Monty Python's Flying Circus reboot?
Recasting Monty Python's Flying Circus for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a Monty Python's Flying Circus reunion, a Monty Python's Flying Circus movie, or a Monty Python's Flying Circus reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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