Monty Python Holy Grail Analysis

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“In order to maintain air-speed velocity while carrying a coconut, a swallow needs to beat it’s wings forty-three times every second, right?” Tears bordered my eyes as I cackled over the comical knights of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Unlike the typical Kardashian-esque humor on American TV, Monty Python excels in absurd hilarity; skits mocking philosophy, characters randomly exploding, or killer rabbits debating political science. I have realized that my love of this film’s ludicrous comedy has not only served me well for years of giggles, but has also turned my perceptions of the world upside down. Could a 4 ounce dove really carry a coconut? And if so, at what air-speed velocity could it do so? As I replay Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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