Donate

Monty Python's Personal Best Previous Broadcasts

Graham Chapman's Personal Best (Episode #102)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 14, 2010 -- 11:00 PM

This memoir of the late Graham Chapman from his fellow Pythons includes their favorites featuring Chapman and a selection of Chapman's own favorites. The show includes Spam, wrestling, a documentary on mollusks and the wit of Oscar Wilde.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 16, 2010 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 15, 2010 -- 5:00 AM

Michael Palin's Personal Best (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 11, 2010 -- 5:00 AM

Michael Palin takes a look at one of Britain's most popular leisure pursuits: fish slapping. In possibly the first in-depth documentary on this piscine subject, he examines method, technique and equipment. In between are some of his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus," including the Cheese Shop, Blackmail and, appropriately, the Piranha Brothers.

John Cleese's Personal Best (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 11, 2010 -- 4:00 AM

John Cleese chooses instructive selections as his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Viewers learn how to defend themselves against fresh fruit, perform brain surgery Gumby-style and fly. For music lovers, there's the exploding version of the Blue Danube.

Michael Palin's Personal Best (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 10, 2010 -- 11:00 PM

Michael Palin takes a look at one of Britain's most popular leisure pursuits: fish slapping. In possibly the first in-depth documentary on this piscine subject, he examines method, technique and equipment. In between are some of his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus," including the Cheese Shop, Blackmail and, appropriately, the Piranha Brothers.

John Cleese's Personal Best (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 10, 2010 -- 10:00 PM

John Cleese chooses instructive selections as his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Viewers learn how to defend themselves against fresh fruit, perform brain surgery Gumby-style and fly. For music lovers, there's the exploding version of the Blue Danube.

Terry Jones' Personal Best (Episode #106)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 10, 2010 -- 12:00 AM

Terry Jones reveals for the first time that he was the true creative genius behind Monty Python and in fact wrote all the shows himself. This makes the job of selecting his favorites all the harder, but he manages to produce an hour that features The Bishop, News for Parrots, Bicycle Repair Man and the Spanish Inquisition.

Michael Palin's Personal Best (Episode #105)

KQED 9: Thu, Jan 7, 2010 -- 5:00 AM

Michael Palin takes a look at one of Britain's most popular leisure pursuits: fish slapping. In possibly the first in-depth documentary on this piscine subject, he examines method, technique and equipment. In between are some of his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus," including the Cheese Shop, Blackmail and, appropriately, the Piranha Brothers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 8, 2010 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 7, 2010 -- 10:00 PM

John Cleese's Personal Best (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 7, 2010 -- 4:00 AM

John Cleese chooses instructive selections as his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Viewers learn how to defend themselves against fresh fruit, perform brain surgery Gumby-style and fly. For music lovers, there's the exploding version of the Blue Danube.

Michael Palin's Personal Best (Episode #105)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 6, 2010 -- 11:00 PM

Michael Palin takes a look at one of Britain's most popular leisure pursuits: fish slapping. In possibly the first in-depth documentary on this piscine subject, he examines method, technique and equipment. In between are some of his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus," including the Cheese Shop, Blackmail and, appropriately, the Piranha Brothers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 8, 2010 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 7, 2010 -- 10:00 PM

John Cleese's Personal Best (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 6, 2010 -- 5:00 AM

John Cleese chooses instructive selections as his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Viewers learn how to defend themselves against fresh fruit, perform brain surgery Gumby-style and fly. For music lovers, there's the exploding version of the Blue Danube.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 6, 2010 -- 10:00 PM

Eric Idle's Personal Best (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 6, 2010 -- 4:00 AM

Eric Idle returns to the Hollywood Bowl to introduce his favorite skits from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Idle has been described by some as the third-tallest member of the Monty Python team and this is reflected in his selections, which include the Silly Olympics, Bruces, Lumberjacks and the Hairdressers' Expedition to Mount Everest.

John Cleese's Personal Best (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 5, 2010 -- 11:00 PM

John Cleese chooses instructive selections as his favorite sketches from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Viewers learn how to defend themselves against fresh fruit, perform brain surgery Gumby-style and fly. For music lovers, there's the exploding version of the Blue Danube.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 6, 2010 -- 10:00 PM

Eric Idle's Personal Best (Episode #101)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 4, 2010 -- 11:00 PM

Eric Idle returns to the Hollywood Bowl to introduce his favorite skits from "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Idle has been described by some as the third-tallest member of the Monty Python team and this is reflected in his selections, which include the Silly Olympics, Bruces, Lumberjacks and the Hairdressers' Expedition to Mount Everest.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 5, 2010 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 5, 2010 -- 5:00 AM
Become a KQED sponsor

TV Technical Issues

TV
    TV ? Transmitter Status

    To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

    KQED DTV Channels

    KQED 9, KQET

    KQED 9 / KQET

    Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
    XFINITY 9 and HD 709
    Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
    Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

    All HD programs

    KQED Plus, KQET

    KQED Plus / KQEH

    Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
    XFINITY 10 and HD 710
    Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
    KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
    Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

    PBS Kids

    PBS Kids

    Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
    XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
    Wave: Channel # may vary.
    Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

    KQED World

    KQED World

    Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
    XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
    Wave: Channel # may vary.
    Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.