Ripping Yarns

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Ripping Yarns

satire anthology british culture

Ripping Yarns

First Air Date: January 07, 1976

First Aired on    :   1976
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Michael Palin,Terry Jones
Networks    :   BBC One
Genres    :   Comedy
Seasons/Episodes    :   9 episodes in 2 Seasons

Ripping Yarns is a British television comedy series. It was written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. It was transmitted on BBC 2. Following an initial pilot episode in January 1976, it ran for two subsequent series of five and three episodes in October 1977 and October 1979 respectively. Each episode had a different setting and characters, each looking at a different aspect of British culture and parodying pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys.


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Season 2 (1979)

3 episodes


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Season 1 (1976)

6 episodes




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