'Just A Flesh Wound:' 13 Best Monty Python & Holy Grail Quotes


In 1975, Monty Python And The Holy Grail, a quote-laden classic farce from British troupe Monty Python, opened in theaters. The low-budget film went on to reap millions at the U.S. box office and would become a strong performer in the home-video market that would soon gain steam. Like the hit TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus, the Arthurian adventure Holy Grail is not merely watchable, but re-watchable. If you like it, you've watched it many times (if you don't like it, you may have given up halfway through). The movie has given us the unlikely touchstone phrases as "just a flesh wound," "she turned me into a newt," "airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow," "bring out yer dead," "run away!" and the enigmatic "Ni!"