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'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' Was An On-Set Nightmare That Everyone Hated Filming

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Monty Python rose to prominence with their BBC sketch series Monty Python’s Flying Circus, but it was their second feature film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, that cemented their reputation as comedy pioneers.

A parody of Arthurian legend, Holy Grail is still considered a classic more than 40 years after its release. Though it went on to become a massive success, the film was made on a shoestring budget, and the experience of making it was notoriously grueling.

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