17 Reasons Why The Return Of "Monty Python" Is Just The Best

There is now so much more cause to look on the bright side of life.

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2. They announced it in a special announcement in London today.

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John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam will reunite for a show at London's 02 Arena on July 1 2014. And they'll no doubt announce further shows when this one sells out because that's what usually happens in these situations.

Gotta run. Big day. Hope I can make my tweet work from my cellphone. Wait was it tweet or twerk? Anyway later.

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Gotta run. Big day. Hope I can make my tweet work from my cellphone. Wait was it tweet or twerk? Anyway later.

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All Pythons here, drinking tea, coffee, they're almost human.

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All Pythons here, drinking tea, coffee, they're almost human.

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4. The show will provide "a modern topical Python-esque twist on some of their old hits."

"I think you can expect a lot of comedy, a little pathos, some music and a little bit of ancient sex," said Terry Jones. They also promised cross-dressing and probably twerking. Arlene Phillips will choreograph the song-and-dance numbers. But the focus will be on what everybody knows they wants. "I once saw Neil Diamond almost get booed offstage for playing new songs all the way through the second half," said Cleese.

12. Lumberjacks were okay.

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16. There was always a bright side to be looked upon.

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