10 funniest quotes from Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Here are the 10 funniest quotes from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, which is starting a run at Kendall Square along with a 12-minute short of “Grail” outtakes.

King of Swamp Castle: “Please! This is supposed to be a happy occasion. Let's not bicker and argue over who killed who.”

French Soldier: “I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.” 


Black Knight with no arms left after a battle: “It's just a flesh wound.”

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King Arthur: “Run away!”

King Arthur: “One, two, five!”

Bridgekeeper: “What... is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?”

Knight 1: “We are the Knights who say... NI.” 


Knight 1: “You must cut down the mightiest tree in the forest... WITH... A HERRING!”

Tim: “Look, that rabbit's got a vicious streak a mile wide! It's a killer!”

King Arthur: “O Knights of Ni, you are just and fair, and we will return with a shrubbery.”