World revolutionaries are quizzed about football scores; figures from works of art go on strike throughout galleries in England; the search continues for a cure for over-acting; Viking marauders kidnap Englishmen who ask for canned ham.
Did You Know?
The Internet term 'Spam' (unsolicited bulk messaging) was derived from the Spam Sketch. See more
In the "World Forum" sketch, the host (Eric Idle) says that Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr won the 1959 Eurovision Song Contest with "Sing Little Birdie". They actually came second place; Dutch singer Teddy Scholten won the contest with "Een beetje". See more
[intro to "Ypres 1914 - Abandoned"
In 1914 the Balance of Power lay in ruins. Europe was plunged into bloody conflict. Nation fought Nation. But no Nation fought Nation morely than the English. Hip hip hooray! Nice nice! Yah boo. Phillips is a German and he have my pen.
In 1914 the Balance of Power lay in ruins...
In the end credits, every credit has something to do with the Spam sketch: most of the names have "Spam" in them (often more than once); the others have things like "eggs" or "sausage" in them. See more
References University Challenge
Keep the Home Fires Burning ('Till the Boys Come Home)
Composed by Ivor Novello
Lyrics by Lena Guilbert Ford See more