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Bertybob's Avatar Jump to comment 22 by Bertybob

When originally released it was subjected to a blasphemy case which the Pythons won.

Local councils could license what was shown in local cinemas and so a Mary Whitehouse campaign was launced and some local councils would not grant the film a license (obviously some never have).

The vicar is totally wrong, it does not poke fun at Christ, it holds a mirror up to Christianity (and by implication all religion) and shows how ludicrous it is. Obviously some Christins don't like what they see in the mirror!!!

There is a documentary about it all at the time of the release.

Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:31:00 UTC | #210877