Series 1, Episode 3: Children’s Interview
INTERVIEWER John Cleese
LITTLE ERIC Eric Idle
LITTLE MICHAEL Michael Palin
LITTLE TERRY Terry Jones
Scene : An interviewer bending down to speak to 3 children in playground.
Interviewer: Eric … do you think you could recognize a larch tree?
Eric: (after much deliberation) Don’t know.
(Roars of delighted pre-recorded laughter from unseen audience.)
Interviewer: What’s your name?
Interviewer: Michael, do you think you know what a larch tree looks like?
Michael: (bursting into tears) I want to go home.
(Shrieks from unseen audience.)
Interviewer: Are there any other trees that any of you think you could recognize from
quite a long way away?
Terry: I … want… to see a sketch of Eric’s please…
Terry: I want to see a sketch of Eric’s. Nudge Nudge.
Interviewer: A sketch?
Terry: Eric’s written…
Eric: I written a sketch.
Michael: Nudge nudge, Eric’s written …