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All episodes of a pre-'Monty Python' comedy series have been found in a vault

A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Good morning, I'm A Martínez. They thought the parrot was no more, but a once-lost, pre-Monty Python comedy show "A Complete And Utter History Of Britain," featuring Michael Palin and Terry Jones, has been found. The film had been lying in the vaults of British channel ITV for 54 years until the new discovery. Only two episodes were available to Python fans, now all six can be streamed. Jokes on you America, the unarchived episodes are only available in the U.K. for now. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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