More fucking gondolas

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Another gratuitous spinoff from the Li band’s trip to Venice (cf. Scunthorpe and Venice, and indeed Venice: daily life in a theme park—oh, and Some Venetian greetings!):

A lesser-known gem of Monty Python is Away from it all,

with all the lovingly recreated stereotypes eventually exposed in the escalating breakdown of John Cleese’s voiceover.

… the one thing that Venice truly lacks—is leprechauns.

Bulgaria gets a candid assessment too:

Hard to believe, isn’t it, that these simple, happy folk are dedicated to the destruction of Western civilization as we know it…

Several of us recall seeing this in the cinema as a trailer before The life of Brian.

For more travel clichés, see Molvania, and China–Italy: International Cultural Exchange zzzzz.

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  19. there were also other films too at the same time as traillers or it may have been part of the same film.
    there was a talking pig whos nose was a penis
    and a song called mr sandman where a man was slapped around the head
    anyone remember this?

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