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Monty Python to Reunite

Monty Python to Reunite

Originally posted 11/19/2013 08:25AM

No joke: Monty Python are reuniting!

The five surviving members of the famed British cult comedy group – John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Eric Idle – are preparing to make a comeback almost 45 years since their first TV shows together.

"We're getting together and putting on a show – it's real," Jones confirmed to the BBC early Tuesday. "I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!"

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