Series 1, Episode 9: Llamas
SPANISH GUITARIST Eric Idle
SPANISH DANCER Terry Jones
SPANISH LADY Graham Chapman
MAN John Cleese
(On screen we see a caption: ‘THE LLAMA’)(A Spanish guitarist and a dancer in traditional Spanish costume, followed by a caption on the screen :’LIVE FROM GOLDERS GREEN’. Man enters and walks up to a life-size photo of a llama. He delivers the following lecture in Spanish, with help from the guitarist and dancer, and superimposed subtitles.’)
Man: (but in Spanish with subtitles m English) The llama is a quadruped which lives in big rivers like the Amazon. It has two ears, a heart, a forehead, and a beak for eating honey. But it is provided with fins for swimming.
Guitarist & Dancer: Llamas are larger than frogs.
Man: Llamas are dangerous, so if you see one where people are swimming, you shout:
Guitarist & Dancer: Look out, there are llamas!(A Spanish Lady dressed in a spanish frock, enters on a moped she blows up a paper bag and bursts it. They bow. Cut to exterior Ada’s Snack Bar (a small cafe). Hand-held camera moves round the back to where an announcer is seated at desk with an old-fashioned BBC microphone.)
Announcer: And now for something completely different –A Man with a Tape Recorder up his Nose.