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  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail: She's a Witch!

    all steps
    The townsmen believe the lady is a witch because she is dressed as one, and Sir Bedevere asks them a series of questions to help them determine whether or not she is really a witch. Some of the logic in this clip is not sound, but it illustrates several steps of the scientific method: Observation, Hypothesis, Testing, Collecting/Analyzing Data, and Drawing a Conclusion.

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Unladen Swallow

    logical fallacy
    red herring
    King Arthur and his servant, Patsy, encounter a castle guard while searching for knights to join them on their quest. As the conversation progresses, the guard ignores the King's original request to speak with his master and diverts the discussion to be about flaws in the King's statements, including how a swallow can carry a coconut.

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Not Dead Yet

    black death
    middle ages
    european history
    A worker carries bodies on a cart through a plague-ridden town in Medieval Europe.