49:17. £1.26 delivery. The production crew are the same people as on 80 Days. Following the trip Michael Palin wrote a book about the experience. DVD. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. He attends a party thrown in his honour at the halfway point (in terms of days) in the journey. Territories, Canada, and Bermuda. He followed Phileas Fogg's route as closely as possible. During the Jeddah to Dubai episode, Palin managed to snap a few pictures which are seen in the documentary. 49:15. Frequently bought together + + Total price: $51.68. In September 2008, Palin announced on his official website that he would be travelling to Gujarat in an attempt to locate the crew and reunite with them. Mike Palin. Strictly speaking, it was only Palin who obeyed the rules of the journey, as the production team was not allowed on the road trip across Saudi Arabia and Qatar (Palin and Clem Vallance did this stretch) or on the Croatian ship (Palin and Nigel Meakin did this stretch). After taking a ferry across the English Channel, Palin crosses the Alps on board the Venice-Simplon Orient Express before being stopped in Innsbruck due to an Italian railway strike. The Muppet Show. The journey ends 79 days and 7 hours after it began. Cyclist to finish record-breaking ‘80 days around the world’ ... Muppet Babies Season 3 Episode 11 Around The Nursery In 80 Days. After a few days, he boards Amtrak's Desert Wind in Los Angeles and travels to Glenwood Springs, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. Around the World in 80 Days was the first of a trilogy of globe-crossing series featuring Michael Palin as he visited many countries. In it, Michael Palin goes in search of the crew of the Al Shama, the dhow which carried him from Dubai to Bombay (now Mumbai) some 20 years ago. S1, Ep7. Here he meets David Powers, a British journalist, and is taken to a sushi bar and then a karaoke bar, where he sings a duet of "You Are My Sunshine". Palin recounts his trip from Jeddah to Dubai via Riyadh, and notes that he drove the distance from London to the Black Sea in one weekend. While preparing for the journey, Palin had a chat with renowned documentarist Alan Whicker. Then it is on to Guangzhou for a dinner of shredded cobra and then a train journey to Shanghai. Michael Palin Full Circle E04. Michael Palin Around The World In 80 Days E05 Oriental Express. Dateline to Deadline It's the final leg of Michael Palin's attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, and as it has taken him 58 days to reach the halfway mark, he now has only 22 days to … Mike Palin. Fredareed. Michael Palin Full Circle E06. The programme was a critical and commercial success, winning strong ratings in the UK and selling well abroad. Establishing Michael Palin as one of the world's favourite travelling companions, Around the World in 80 Days charts his attempt to follow in Philias Fogg's footsteps on the adventure of a lifetime. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. After setting off from the Reform Club in London, he boards the Orient Express at Victoria Station in London, while reminiscing on his rigorous preparations for his upcoming circumnavigation, which included a daily exercise programme, a chat with seasoned TV traveller Alan Whicker, who was the BBC's (but not the production team's, who deliberately talked him out of it) first choice for the series and would go on to criticise the show, calling it "a seven-hour ego trip",[1] and the purchase of an inflatable globe. He takes a hot-air balloon ride and a dog sled trip in Aspen, Colorado. Rate. After that, he travels through the Corinth Canal to Athens, where he sees the world-renowned evzones, and meets a die-hard Python fan. Tiomardana . On 30 December 2008, the BBC aired a special one-hour documentary entitled Around the World in 20 Years. Palin replies, "I just get wet." However, in the first episode it is mentioned that departure from either New York City or Nova Scotia would be where the final leg of the journey would take place. On arrival, he attends a local football match and appears in a cameo role in an Egyptian film. Palin was to not use any form of travel that was not around during Jules Verne's book, Around the World in 80 Days in 1873; most importantly, he was to use no aircraft. The journey takes eleven days and is very dull, enlivened only by a game of pass the parcel with the Singaporean crew, and the crossing of the International Date Line. The trip on the dhow yielded so much material that the producers gained special permission to craft this extra seventh episode for what was originally planned as a six-episode series. In September 2008, Palin announced on his official website that he would be travelling to Gujarat in an attempt to locate the crew and reunite with them. 6 / 7 Ten days behind schedule, Michael sails out of Shanghai on a ferry bound for Japan. After a brief stopover in Crete, Alexandria beckons. Monty Python comedian/writer Michael Palin takes up the famous challenge of circling the globe in 80 days. Around the World in 80 Days with Michael Palin is a 7-part BBC television travel series first broadcast on BBC1 in 1989. 22 Nov. 1989 Dateline to Deadline. He boards the final ship of his journey dead even with Phileas Fogg on day 71. DVD £9.57 £ 9. Palin was to not use any form of travel that was not around during Jules Verne's book, Around the World in 80 Days in 1873; most importantly, he was to use no aircraft. We have created a browser extension. There, Palin finds the captain of Al Shama himself, along with five other members of the crew. Michael Palin's Around the World in 80 Days Season 1 — — Playback Region 2 : This will not play on most DVD players sold in the U.S., U.S. If it had, it would have been impossible to complete the journey in eighty days. Around the World in 80 Days was the first of a trilogy of globe-crossing series featuring Michael Palin as he visited many countries. The three others who started with him left when they got to Hong Kong, and were replaced by others. The eight-day voyage across the Arabian Sea to Bombay filmed 20 years ago has become a TV classic. After that, he travels through the Corinth Canal to Athens, where he sees the world-renowned evzones, and meets a die-hard Python fan. Episode Recap Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days on TV.com. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Michael Palin's Around the World in 80 Days Season 1 at Amazon.com. Michael Palin - Rund um den Pazifik E05. After setting off from the Reform Club in London, he boards the Orient Express at Victoria Station in London, while reminiscing on his rigorous preparations for his upcoming circumnavigation, which included a daily exercise programme, a chat with seasoned TV traveller Alan Whicker, who was the BBC's (but not the production team's, who deliberately talked him out of it) first choice for the series and would go on to criticise the show, calling it "a seven-hour ego trip",[1] and the purchase of an inflatable globe. In Madras, he has difficulty finding a connecting boat to Singapore. Palin later reunited with the captain of the Croatian ship in Rijeka, Croatia, during filming of his New Europe series. The book contains many pictures from the trip. Along the way he commented on the sights and cultures he encountered. It was also released on video tape and later on DVD. Michael Palin - Rund um den Pazifik E01. In it, Michael Palin goes in search of the crew of the Al Shama, the dhow which carried him from Dubai to Bombay (now Mumbai) some 20 years ago. Palin encountered several setbacks during his voyage, partly because he travelled with a five-person film crew, who are collectively named after Passepartout, Phileas Fogg's manservant. Arriving in Venice by coach, he helps the local sanitation department clean up the city. Learn more about DVD region specifications here. The remainder of the team flew on these stretches. This book contains much more detail than could be presented in the TV programme, and Palin's personal views are also more clearly evident. 49:16. Only four members of Palin's film crew completed the circumnavigation: Clem Vallance, Roger Mills (the directors), Angela Elbourne, and Ann Holland (the production assistants). After spending the night in a capsule hotel, he boards a container ship to cross the Pacific Ocean. Taking on the famous challenge to circumnavigate the globe in less than 80 days, Michael follows in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg, Jules Verne’s fictional hero, using the same routes and transport wherever possible, via land and sea. In the interview included with the DVD release, Palin said that he would like to meet the dhow's crew and thank them again for their gracious hospitality, though he remarks that he may never see them again. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. The trip was recorded for a BBC series, but Palin's book stands on its own. The series was presented in seven episodes. In Bombay, Palin finds himself a week behind Phileas Fogg. Palin also discovers that the Al Shama had sunk in the Indian Ocean while being towed for repairs years before. See other DVD options under “Other Formats & Versions”. Palin accepts the offer from the BBC to attempt travelling around the world in 80 days. Far East and Farther East. Palin recounts his trip from Jeddah to Dubai via Riyadh, and notes that he drove the distance from London to the Black Sea in one weekend. Michael Palin £ 8.99. 9:58. That meant that Palin had to take a "crash course in sound recording" so they could film aboard the ship. After a brief stopover in Crete, Alexandria beckons. It was also released on video tape and later on DVD. He followed Phileas Fogg's route as closely as possible. It sees twelve celebrities attempt to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days without using air transport, recreating the journey of Phileas Fogg and Michael Palin.Like Fogg and Palin, the journey begins and ends at the Reform Club in London. Mark Poll. Delberthowarth93. Paperback. Michael Palin Full Circle E01. This meeting was not shown in the original broadcast of the series but it is on the deleted scenes on the DVD. The journey takes eleven days and is very dull, enlivened only by a game of pass the parcel with the Singaporean crew, and the crossing of the International Date Line. The Saudi Arabia leg of the trip is represented in the TV series only with a few still pictures taken along the way. In the interview included with the DVD release, Palin said that he would like to meet the dhow's crew and thank them again for their gracious hospitality, though he remarks that he may never see them again. The series were followed by several similar conceptual travel series featuring Palin as he concentrated on smaller areas of the world. As he races across continents and against the clock, Michael's charm and ingenuity delights the armchair traveller. Sadly, two of the original crew members had died in the intervening years, one of them being the older man whom Palin had let listen to Bruce Springsteen on his Walkman. While in Hong Kong, he has a big win betting on a horse race, is attacked by a cockatoo and meets up with his friend, photographer Basil Pao. Arriving in Singapore, Palin worries whether or not his connecting boat from Singapore has sailed. Titlescreen of the series, featuring passport-style markings. [2] After seeing the Pyramids in Giza and riding a camel named Michael, Palin runs into difficulties when the ship he was supposed to board has engine problems and cannot sail. Palin suggests that some people involved in the ceremony had watched Full Metal Jacket to prepare for it. Arriving in Singapore, Palin worries whether or not his connecting boat from Singapore has sailed. On the train, he is asked by a Chinese businesswoman if he carries an umbrella all the time. In the book and an interview on the DVD, Palin mentions that Whicker had been the BBC's first choice of presenter, but he and two others (Miles Kington and Noel Edmonds) had declined; Palin was fourth on the BBC's list. He also collects the roofing tile requested by Terry Gilliam from a very old railway station. The agreement allowed only Palin and the cameraman Nigel Meakin to travel aboard the ship, and on condition that they worked as deckhands. Palin suggests that some people involved in the ceremony had watched Full Metal Jacket to prepare for it. In Shanghai, Palin gets some herbal remedies to help him on the rest of his trip. 2:02 . Palin succeeded in finding them and this journey was chronicled in the BBC television documentary, Around the World in 20 Years. The journey around the world lasted from 25 September to 12 December 1988. "Presenter Michael Palin and film-maker Roger Mills look back on 25", Palin's Travels – the official web site, Around the World in 80 Days with Michael Palin. On the way, it stops in Pune, where Palin talks about his father winning two rowing cups there in 1923. He also has dinner with his 'referees', who include Robert Hewison and fellow Pythons Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam. After spending the night in a capsule hotel, he boards a container ship to cross the Pacific Ocean. Watch Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days - Season 1, Episode 4 - A Close Shave: After eight days of sailing, a weak Michael Palin is propelled into big-city India. Mark Poll. Michael Palin £ 10.99. Arriving in Long Beach, California only two days behind Fogg, Palin spends his first night in America aboard the permanently berthed Queen Mary. On the way, it stops in Pune, where Palin talks about his father winning two rowing cups there in 1923. 49:18. Michael Palin - Full Circle E06. Sir Michael Edward Palin KCMG CBE FRGS (* 5. The journey around the world lasted from 25 September to 12 December 1988. Fredareed. He also has dinner with his 'referees', who include Robert Hewison and fellow Pythons Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam. The show was inspired by Jules Verne's classic 1873 novel Around the World in Eighty Days, in which a character named Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days or less. He also collects the roofing tile requested by Terry Gilliam from a very old railway station. The three others who started with him left when they got to Hong Kong, and were replaced by others. The production crew are the same people as on 80 Days. As a last-ditch effort to save the journey, Palin and the director Clem Vallance (and somebody from the British Embassy and a driver for some of the way) are permitted by the Saudi authorities to drive across Saudi Arabia to Dubai, with the rest of the crew (and their problematic camera equipment) making the journey by air. While in Hong Kong, he has a big win betting on a horse race, is attacked by a cockatoo and meets up with his friend, photographer Basil Pao. In a race-against-time Michael pushes on despite setbacks, as he rushes to a nail biting finish back in the UK. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Around the World in 80 Days (II) (1989) Episode List. After a few days, he boards Amtrak's Desert Wind in Los Angeles and travels to Glenwood Springs, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. Around the World in 80 Days - TabTale Android gameplay Movie apps free kids best top TV film . The Saudi Arabia leg of the trip is represented in the TV series only with a few still pictures taken along the way. The remainder of the team flew on these stretches. Around the World in 80 Days with Michael Palin is a 7-part BBC television travel series first broadcast on BBC1 in 1989. In Bombay, Palin finds himself a week behind Phileas Fogg. Palin replies, "I just get wet." The closing credits show Palin chatting with his referees at the BBC offices as he presents the souvenirs requested by them at the beginning to ceremonially prove his accomplishment. He also suggests that this will be just the first of many epic journeys Palin will make over the coming years. Available episodes of Around the World in 80 Days. Michael Palin recalls his epic adventures in Around the World in 80 Days and his other hit travel series in Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime on BBC2 Russel Milas. He rode across Europe before being stopped by an Italian train strike in Innsbruck. 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