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The Complete Ripping Yarns - Region 1 DVD

Description: Not as well- known as Fawlty Towers or The Rutles, Michael Palin and Terry Jones's Ripping Yarns is poised for discovery as among the best of the post-Python projects. The release of the complete series on DVD is ripping good news. Palin essays a gallery of colorful (or colorless, as in the case of one of the series' best episodes, "The Testing of Eric Olthwaite"), archetypal characters drawn from the storybook adventures that thrilled English schoolboys back in the day. Read our interview with Michael Palin. Palin and Jones take a Python-esque delight in turning genre convention on its head. In "Tomk ... (more)
Manufacturer: Acorn Media
Release date: 30 August 2005
Number of discs: 2
EAN: 0054961789399 UPC: 054961789399
Tags: Brit Comedy (1)
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