Before They Were Stars: John Cleese on “The Avengers”

Since we just did a Shouts From the Back Row podcast on Monty Python, I think it’s only appropriate that some members of the Python troupe finally get the “Before They Were Stars” treatment. A year before Flying Circus hit the airwaves, John Cleese made a guest appearance on an episode of The Avengers as an obsessive egg painter who is super-paranoid about them breaking. Yep, his character would definitely not be out of place at all in a Python sketch.

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