A Lampoon of the Comic Messiah John Cleese

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A Lampoon of the Comic Messiah John Cleese

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"It is quite clearly a lampoon of the comic messiah John Cleese himself, even the intials are the same J C, "

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Rowan Atkinson seems to be parodying the Bishop of Southwark, Rev. Mervyn Stockwood, who was one of the more prominent critics of Life of Brian when it first came out. Here he is in debate with Cleese and Palin...

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The bishop comes in at 18:35
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