Eric Idle was one of the core members of the comedy troupe who starred in the hit TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969-74) and one of "The Rutles," a satirical rock band based on The Beatles.? Terry Jones was the comedian, director and author best known as an original member of the comedy troupe Monty Python's Flying Circus. Terry Jones was born during World War II in Wales, where his? Absurdist jokes about dead parrots, Spam, and the Spanish Inquisition: these were the specialty of the comedy group Monty Python's Flying Circus. The group formed in 1969 to make what was expected? John Oliver is the British political comedian who began hosting the American TV show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in 2014. John Oliver was born in Birmingham and attended Cambridge University?