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The Light Entertainment War 

A parody of war includes the invasion of Norway by tutu-clad commandos and a plea to the public to treat the war seriously.

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Ian MacNaughton
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Graham Chapman ... Alex Diamond / Wingco / General / Mrs. Mock Tudor / Third Program Planner / Mansfield Vermon-Jones, Father / Various
Terry Gilliam ... Aging General / Military Defense Counsel / Security Man / Various
Eric Idle ... Rear Admiral Humphrey DeVere / Gino Agnelli / Squadron Leader / Corporal / Sapper Walters / First Program Planner / Mother / Dorian Williams / Various
Terry Jones ... First Tramp / Reverend Charlie 'Drooper Hyper-Squawk Smith / Bovril / Presiding General / Nude Organist / Mrs. Elizabeth III / Chief Program Planner / Various
Michael Palin ... Second Tramp / Len Hanky / Pilot / Colonel Fawcett / 'It's' Man / Second Program Planner / Various
Carol Cleveland ... Rebecca Vermon-Jones
Bob Raymond Bob Raymond ... (as Bob E. Raymond)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neil Innes Neil Innes ... Singing Airman
Marion Mould Marion Mould
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A parody of war includes the invasion of Norway by tutu-clad commandos and a plea to the public to treat the war seriously.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1974 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The masked surgeon in one of the "fake out" introductions is played by Douglas Adams. See more »

Goofs

When Michael Palin is giving the case for the prosecution during the court martial, the pages in his folder are blank. See more »

Quotes

Mansfield Vermon-Jones, Father: It's a funny thing, dear, all the naughty words sound woody.
Mother: Really dear? How about tit.
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Featured in This Video Was Removed (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sound of Music
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Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
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