October 5, 1969

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1969, Monty Python’s Flying Circus began airing on the BBC. Spam, spam, spam, and eggs instantly becomes funnier overnight in London, but it takes America 11 more years before they’re allowed to hear and see the jokes and skits on PBS and laugh. Three years after that, several Americans laugh again as they finally get the jokes.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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