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Vulture Giveaway: Win Two Tickets to the Monty Python Reunion!

We interrupt this blog to annoy you and make things generally irritating: On October 15, at Manhattan's Ziegfeld Theater, all six original members of seminal BBC comedy troupe Monty Python will gather for a rare in-person reunion (according to reports, Graham Chapman's death in 1989 will not hinder his participation). They'll be there for a Q&A following a screening of their new career-tracing documentary, Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) — and we're giving away a pair of guest-list spots!

Based on the success of our recent Britney Spears poetry contest, we've decided to ask Vulture-reading Python fans to compose a haiku about their favorite Flying Circus sketch. Leave your best seventeen syllables (that's five, seven, and five per line) in this post's comments by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7. Winners will be notified shortly thereafter and, as a bonus, will receive a DVD copy of Almost the Truth (which will air on the IFC channel the week of October 18 to 23). Losers will be poked with the soft cushions. Good luck!

Photo: Courtesy of IFC