Melba Snack Crackers
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The sad thing about comedy is that if you spend fifty years doing it, you do finish up knowing most of the jokes. And if you don't know the exact joke, you know something pretty close to it. There isn't the sense of discovery that you got when you were younger.
He campaigned long and hard, but unsuccessfully, to win the role of Brian in Monty Python's Life of Brian
(1979) because he wanted to expand his range in his first substantial film role, but the rest of the group favored the late Graham Chapman
, and eventually the group persuaded Cleese that Chapman was better suited to the part of Brian and Cleese stepped aside.
Playing characters with neurotic behaviour