World Forum/Communist Quiz

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"World Forum/Communist Quiz" is a Monty Python sketch, which first aired in the 12th episode of the second season of Monty Python's Flying Circus on 15 December 1970.wikipedia
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Another Monty Python Record

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An audio version of the sketch can be heard on the extended US version of Another Monty Python Record (1971), with live recordings released on Monty Python Live at Drury Lane (1974) and Monty Python Live at City Center (1976).
Due to the limitations of the vinyl format, the original 1971 UK release had many sketches edited down while others, such as "Communist Quiz" and "Penguin On The TV", were omitted altogether causing a re-sequencing of the "Royal Festival Hall Concert" and "Spam" sketches.

Monty Python Live at City Center

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An audio version of the sketch can be heard on the extended US version of Another Monty Python Record (1971), with live recordings released on Monty Python Live at Drury Lane (1974) and Monty Python Live at City Center (1976).
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Live at Drury Lane

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An audio version of the sketch can be heard on the extended US version of Another Monty Python Record (1971), with live recordings released on Monty Python Live at Drury Lane (1974) and Monty Python Live at City Center (1976).
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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

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The sketch was also featured in the 1982 concert film Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl, where Eric Idle reprised his role as the quiz host and Terry Jones as Marx.
"World Forum/Communist Quiz" – Historical socialist leaders Karl Marx (Jones), Lenin (Cleese), Che Guevara (Palin) and Mao Tse-Tung (Gilliam) are asked British football trivia questions in a quiz show game hosted by Idle. From Monty Python's Flying Circus, series 2.

Parrot Sketch Not Included – 20 Years of Monty Python

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The original TV sketch was added to the compilation video Parrot Sketch Not Included - 20 Years of Monty Python (1989) and Monty Python's Flying Circus: Michael Palin's Personal Best.
World Forum/Communist Quiz

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"World Forum/Communist Quiz" is a Monty Python sketch, which first aired in the 12th episode of the second season of Monty Python's Flying Circus on 15 December 1970.

Monty Python's Flying Circus

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"World Forum/Communist Quiz" is a Monty Python sketch, which first aired in the 12th episode of the second season of Monty Python's Flying Circus on 15 December 1970.

Communism

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It featured four icons of Communist thought, namely Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Ché Guevara and Mao Zedong being asked quiz questions.

Karl Marx

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It featured four icons of Communist thought, namely Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Ché Guevara and Mao Zedong being asked quiz questions. He introduces his four guests, Karl Marx (played by Terry Jones), Vladimir Lenin (played by Eden Fox), Che Guevara (played by Terry Gilliam) and Mao Zedong (played by Basil Tang).

Vladimir Lenin

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It featured four icons of Communist thought, namely Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Ché Guevara and Mao Zedong being asked quiz questions. He introduces his four guests, Karl Marx (played by Terry Jones), Vladimir Lenin (played by Eden Fox), Che Guevara (played by Terry Gilliam) and Mao Zedong (played by Basil Tang).

Mao Zedong

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It featured four icons of Communist thought, namely Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Ché Guevara and Mao Zedong being asked quiz questions. He introduces his four guests, Karl Marx (played by Terry Jones), Vladimir Lenin (played by Eden Fox), Che Guevara (played by Terry Gilliam) and Mao Zedong (played by Basil Tang).

Quiz

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It featured four icons of Communist thought, namely Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Ché Guevara and Mao Zedong being asked quiz questions. A quiz show named "World Forum" is hosted by Eric Idle.

Eric Idle

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A quiz show named "World Forum" is hosted by Eric Idle.

Terry Jones

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He introduces his four guests, Karl Marx (played by Terry Jones), Vladimir Lenin (played by Eden Fox), Che Guevara (played by Terry Gilliam) and Mao Zedong (played by Basil Tang).

Che Guevara

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It featured four icons of Communist thought, namely Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Ché Guevara and Mao Zedong being asked quiz questions. He introduces his four guests, Karl Marx (played by Terry Jones), Vladimir Lenin (played by Eden Fox), Che Guevara (played by Terry Gilliam) and Mao Zedong (played by Basil Tang).

Terry Gilliam

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He introduces his four guests, Karl Marx (played by Terry Jones), Vladimir Lenin (played by Eden Fox), Che Guevara (played by Terry Gilliam) and Mao Zedong (played by Basil Tang).

West Ham United F.C.

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He has obviously no idea (in reality it's West Ham United F.C.).

FA Cup

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Idle then asks Guevara a different question, namely in which year Coventry City FC last won the FA Cup?

Complex question

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Idle then says: "Well, I'm not surprised you didn't get that. It was in fact a trick question: Coventry City have never won the FA Cup."

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

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Idle asks Lenin the name of the song by Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr which won the 1959's Eurovision Song Contest.

Eurovision Song Contest

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Idle asks Lenin the name of the song by Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr which won the 1959's Eurovision Song Contest.

Buzzer

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Unexpectedly Mao rings his buzzer and gives the correct answer: "Sing Little Birdie".

Proletariat

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He asks Marx by what other development the industrial proletariat is conditioned, to which Marx correctly answers: "The development of the industrial bourgeoisie".

Bourgeoisie

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He asks Marx by what other development the industrial proletariat is conditioned, to which Marx correctly answers: "The development of the industrial bourgeoisie".