“HELP! HELP! I’m being repressed! Come and see the violence inherent in the system!”


Grateful to the dead

. . . so said “Dennis the peasant” in Monty Python’s Holy Grail movie.

Poor Arthur. He was only trying to be civil. But the peasant was so annoying!

[many thanks to the “anonymous fan” who transcribed the script from which the following is excerpted] . . .

  ARTHUR:  We're all Britons and I am your king.
  WOMAN:  I didn't know we had a king.  I thought we were an autonomous
      collective.
  DENNIS:  You're fooling yourself.  We're living in a dictatorship.
      A self-perpetuating autocracy in which the working classes--
  WOMAN:  Oh there you go, bringing class into it again.
  DENNIS:  That's what it's all about if only people would--
  ARTHUR:  Please, please good people.  I am in haste.

Throughout Dennis the Peasant’s ensuing harangue, King Arthur becomes more and more visibly agitated–until he can stand it no longer and picks up the dirty peasant by the scruff of…

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By Alexandru Nădăban Posted in 2014

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