Whenever somebody talks about sketch comedy, inevitably the name Monty Python is going to come into the conversation. Between 1969 and 1973 John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam blazed a trail of humour that was so different, surreal and successful that no-one dared approach anything like it again lest they be labelled as ripping off the Pythons. Many of the sketches that have made the Pythons so influential are well known; like the Parrot Sketch, the Nudge Nudge Sketch or the Spanish Inquisition. These sketches have been become part of popular culture with fans being able to recite them off by heart for their own amusement (and for some other's irritation). But there are some sketches in Python's repertoire that are just as good that do not get the recognition of the Lumberjack Song or the Four Yorkshiremen (which, incidentally, is not originally a Python sketch). However, they are still very funny indeed and for some who underestimate Python and what they did for comedy, is probably as good a way to introduce them to the show as any. Please note that some of these sketches have names tacked on that I made up. In no particular order.