'It's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart', Famous Deaths, Italian Lesson, Whizzo Butter, 'It's the Arts', Arthur "Two-Sheds" Jackson, Cycling Race, and The Funniest Joke in the World.
Did You Know?
The funniest joke in the world is what Eric Idle
refers to as "German gibberish". But for those who can handle it, it is, "Wenn ist das Nunstruck git und Slotermeyer? Ja! Beiherhund das Oder die Flipperwaldt gersput! " See more
During the "funniest joke in the world" sketch, when testing the joke out on Salisbury plain (during the war in the 1940's), a red 1960's car drives past in the background. See more
Yes, mothers, new improved Whizzo Butter, containing 10% more less, is absolutely indistinguishable from a dead crab!
The closing credits run sideways across the screen. As they run, John Cleese's voice is heard saying, "The final score, Pigs 9, British Bipeds 4. The Pigs go on to face Vicki Carr in the finals." See more
The DVD version has a slightly different musical introduction to the Arthur "Two Sheds" Jackson interview. Both are based on the same theme from the fourth movement of Beethoven's Fourth Symphony, but while the TV version features an excerpt from the recapitulation, the DVD version has an excerpt from the exposition. See more
Das Lied der Deutschen
Lyrics by August Heinrich Hoffman von Fallersleben
Music by Franz Joseph Haydn
(uncredited) See more