Watch Mick Jagger Dryly Accuse Monty Python of Being 'Wrinkly Old Men' - Video

June 30, 2014 6:59 PM

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"Monty Python, are they still going?" Mick Jagger asks unwittingly in the hilarious intro video for Monty Python. "That's pretty amazing. They must be corny. I bet it's expensive. Who wants to see that again, really? It was really funny in the Sixties." And on and on he goes, whining about "wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money," and even saying, "The best one died years ago." Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts just looks over and winces at the vocalist as Jagger prattles off the group's Sixties hits for a set list. He even agrees to do the "Dead Parrot Sketch." Who says Jagger can't take a very dry joke?

The video heralded the start of a Monty Python press conference covering their upcoming run of 10 reunion shows in early July. Group member Michael Palin joked with journalists that the troupe had taken inspiration from 70-year-old Jagger's energy for their reunion. "A kind of madness takes over," h...

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