Season 1 BBC One , 1969 - 1970 The Monty Python players make their mark with a winning mix of wit, ingenuity, and brilliant timing - and a penchant for mockery and cross-dressing. Season 2 BBC One , 1970 Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition. But Monty Python's Flying Circus subverts all expectations with their trademark surreal humor. Season 3 BBC One , 1972 - 1973 And now, it's the Flying Circus, taking a cycling tour and featuring rarely seen restored sketches that were censored by the BBC. Season 4 Monty Python BBC Two , 1974 The last bow of Monty Python's Flying Circus tackles Hamlet, World War II, Mr. Neutron and party political broadcasts.