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Why do people find Monte Python funny?

In my opinion, Monte Python is the least funny excuse for 'comedy' I've ever had the displeasure of watching. How completely boring. However, I bet it looks really funny on paper, as it's all clever plays on words, but it gets totally lost in the translation to film.

What I've noticed is Monte Python is not funny at all while watching it, however it is funny to talk about it after suffering through watching it.

I've thought about this a lot, as I've known a lot of people who think it's the best thing since sliced Spam, but I just find it drab and lame. I've even tried watching it again, figuring perhaps when I first watched it I was too young to get the humor, but no change in my observations. My theory is that I am either too smart or too stupid to find it funny. Having presented it like that, I'm sure you'll theorize the latter. :)

But, sorry, I just don't get it. I find Silent Bob or Butt-Head much more entertaining. (Jay and Beavis are just the comic retards that follow the others around.)
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