Season 4




I am slowly transcribing the sketches, so bear with me.

Key to notation in scripts: G.C. = Graham Chapman, T.J. = Terry Jones, T.G. = Terry Gilliam, M.P. - Michael Palin,
E.I. - Eric Idle, J.C. = John Cleese, C.C. = Carol Cleveland

Who played who in the sketches only relates to the series. Casting may be different in live recordings/ records.

Broadcast dates are the first time the episode was shown on BBC television.


Episode Fourty - "The Golden Age of Ballooning"
Recorded - 12th October 1974, First broadcast - 31st October 1974
Montgolfier Brothers
Louis XIV
George III
Norwegian Party Political Broadcast
Episode Fourty-one - "Michael Ellis"

Recorded - 19th October 1974, First broadcast - 7th November 1974
Department Store
Buying an Ant
At Home with the Ant and Other Pets
Documentary on Ants
Ant Complaints
Poetry Reading (Ants)
Toupee Department
Complaints Department
Different Endings
Episode Fourty-two - "Light Entertainment War"
Recorded - 26th October 1974, First broadcast - 14th November 1974
'Up Your Pavement'
RAF Banter
Trivialising the War
Courtmartial (Basingstoke in Westphalia)
'Anything Goes' (Song)
Film Trailer
The Public Are Idiots
Programme Titles Conference
The Last Five Miles of the M2
'What a Lovely Day' (Animation)
Woody and Tinny Words
Show-jumping (Musical)
Newsflash (Germans)
'When Does a Dream Begin?' (Song)
Episode Fourty-three - "Hamlet"
Recorded - 2nd November 1974, First broadcast - 21st November 1974
Bogus Psychiatrists
Police Helmets
Hamlet and Ophelia
Boxing Match Aftermath
Boxing Commentary
Piston Engine (a Bargain)
A Room in Polonius's House
Dentists (Live from Epsom)
Jockey Interviews
Queen Victoria Handicap
Episode Fourty-four - "Mr. Neutron"
Recorded - 9th November 1974, First broadcast - 28th November 1974
Post Box Ceremony
Mr. Neutron
Mr. Neutron is Missing
Teddy Salad (CIA Agent)
Mr. Neutron is Still Missing
Mr. Neutron is Found
'Conjuring Today'
Episode Fourty-five - "Party Political Broadcast"
Recorded - 16th November 1974, First broadcast - 5th December 1974
'Most Awful Family in Britain'
Icelandic Honey Week
A Doctor Whose Patients Are Stabbed by His Nurse
Brigadier and Bishop
Appeal on Behalf of Extremely Rich People
The Man Who Finishes Other People's Sentences
The Walking Tree of Dahomey (with David Attenborough)
The Batsmen of the Kalahari
Cricket Match (Assegais)
BBC News (Handovers)





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