Monty Python all reunited over a Skype call at the weekend.
Comedian Eric Idle announced that he was reconnecting with John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin on his personal Twitter , sending his 380,000 followers wild with excitement.
He wrote: “Just waiting for a Python meeting to start.
“I’m on Skype. As usual they are late! I’ll send them your love.”
The legend then signed off: “@montypython looking forward to seeing them”.
Rushing to comment their excitement at the Pythons’ reunion, one fan wrote: “This makes me so happy,” while another added: “Please do send lots of love! So happy you all are meeting.”
Many other fans flocked to speculate that their meeting may be in honour of their 50th anniversary year.
“You only get one 50th anniversary year, guys, so celebrate with something you really want to do,” a loyal fan commented under the Tweet, as another added: “Big secret 50th Anniversary planning meetings!”
Despite his tweet setting the rumour mill spinning, Eric confirmed just month ago that there were no plans to revive the comedy group for the big milestone.
Speaking at Cheltenham Literature Festival, Idle said that the group’s 2014 reunion was likely their last.
The surviving members of the group last performed on stage at the O2 arena, in a series of stage shows.
Their first series of Monty Python’s Flying Circus is set to debut on the BBC this year.
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