Rumors of a Monty Python's Flying Circus reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Thursday (September 24) as reports claimed that BBC One confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 25/09/2020 : 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, 11 months, 20 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 John Cleese 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, Michael Palin 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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