Documentary series made to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first broadcast of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' on BBC television in 1969. The series tells the story of Monty Python through brand new interviews with the Pythons: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin and archive material from the late Graham Chapman, as well as featuring contributions from comedians, writers and actors who have been inspired by Monty Python including Phil Jupitus, Bruce Dickinson, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, Stephen Merchant, Dan Aykroyd, Nick Mason, Tim Roth, Simon Pegg and Eddie Izzard. Episodes are: 'The Not-So-Interesting Beginnings', 'The Much Funnier Second Episode', 'And Now, the Sordid Personal Bits', 'The Ultimate Holy Grail Episode', 'Lust for Glory!' and 'Finally! The Last Episode (Ever) (for Now...)'.