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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life truly explains everything one conceivably needs to know about the perplexities of human existence: from the mysteries of Catholic doctrine, to the miracle of reproduction, to why one should avoid the salmon mousse, to the critical importance of the machine that goes "Ping!" Using fish as a linking device (and what marvelous links those aquatic creatures make), The Meaning of Life is presented as a series of sketches: a musical production number about why seed is sacred; a look at dining in the afterlife; the quest for a missing fish (there they are again); a visit from Mr. Death; the cautionary tale of Mr. Creosote and his rather gluttonous appetite; an unflinching examination of the harsh realities of organ donation, and so on. Sadly, this was the last original Python film, but it's a beaut. You'll laugh. You'll cry (probably because you're laughing so hard). You may even learn something about The Meaning of Life. Or at least about how fish fit into the grand scheme of things.

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Special Features Eric Idle Introduction Deleted Scenes The Meaning of Making the "Meaning of Life" The Songs Snipped Bits Un Film de John Cleese Songs Unsung Education Tips Re-mastering a Masterpiece Song and Dance Selling the Meaning of Life Rejects UK Radio Telepathy Virtual Reunion What Fish Think DVD-ROM Content including the script

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MC28943 Meaning of Life Special Edition DVD (1983/Monty Python) $19.98