Tonight we watched Monty Python's Holy Grail. Ethan is, at the moment, studying comedy. And by studying, I do mean studying. He's watching, dissecting, and soaking up comedy. Figuring out what is funny and what is not. We have listened repeatedly to old Bill Cosby recordings and watched numerous YouTube videos of various kinds. He is a great fan of 'random' humour. I thought it my parental duty to make sure he appreciate the roots of some of that 'random' humour he loves so very much. And surely Monty Python is one of the most random thing I've ever watched. Irreverent, silly, and well, down right off the wall most of the time. In other words, right up Ethan's alley.
To my surprise, both the boys loved it. I think we will be hearing much Knight who say 'ni' and animators who have fatal heart attacks thus saving the heros from peril.
Best lines in the movie (well, tonight anyway):
'Who's that then?'
'I dunno, must be a king.'
'He hasn't got shit all over him.'
Somehow, this was just what was needed after a long, long, ass-kicking Monday.