Monty Python’s Eric Idle Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ

Monty Python’s Eric Idle Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ

Monty Python’s Eric Idle Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ

Eric Idle revisits his most iconic characters, including roles in Monty Python’s Flying Circus, The Rutles, The Simpsons, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Nearly Departed, Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Casper, and more. “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography” is in stores October 2nd.

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Monty Python’s Eric Idle Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ

Kraig - 10 months ago

Man, he's got so much energy!

Graham Exton - 10 months ago


Akumo Yatsuni - 9 months ago

I love how he's still the same funny man 💗

Andrew Cuevas - 9 months ago

He didn’t talk about his role in European vacation 😒

TrenchcoatWallflower - 9 months ago

6:09 “Bring out yer living dead! Bring out your living dead! Dead collected, corpses transported! Guaranteed disposal to far off climes! The dead departed stay departed-they like it so much they come back! Bring out your living dead!”
Yeah, you could’ve mentioned that too. 😏

Justin Long - 9 months ago


Matt Neal - 9 months ago

So good I watched it twice.

1973Washu - 9 months ago

(Swims out of the ocean bedraggled and covered in seaweed. staggers towards the camera)

C Jenison - 9 months ago

13:33 amazing!

Samurai Worf - 9 months ago

Ekki Ekki Ekki Ptang!

jeff kendall - 9 months ago

great program hope the other python guys do this too

Jake Garnett - 9 months ago

I always remember him as the bike guy who the Griswold’s keep hitting in “European Vacation.” 😂

rob black - 9 months ago

So good to see Eric happy and laughing at the old gags.
So few can legitimately say they brought so much joy into other people's lives.
Good job Ewick!

Jim X - 9 months ago

Eric is very modest about his own performance skills

Michael Tran - 9 months ago

I am so sed that the Pythons are gone ;-;

Fran Lovel Šimić - 9 months ago

Absolute legend

geoff moore - 9 months ago

How can i love this man more????

tubeyas57 - 9 months ago

3:30 Eric flips off…

david lyon - 9 months ago

i would give my left knacker to see elvis doing a python sketch.

krzysztof piwowarski - 9 months ago

I love eric idle voice acting in computer game Discword 1 and 2 where he gave the voice to Rincewind cowardly and clumsy sorcerer

reverb2max - 9 months ago

9:37 Mel Brooks?

joel sørensen - 9 months ago

Eric looks good for a 75 year old, i mean he looks 75 but he looks healthy and happy, this must surely be a testament to the fact that laughter and comedy keeps you healthy

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