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Comedy Action & Adventure 1976 - 19792 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: BritBox 

Ripping Yarns is a British television comedy series. It was written by Michael Palin and Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. It was transmitted on BBC 2. Following an initial pilot episode in January 1976, it ran for two subsequent series of five and three episodes in October 1977 and October 1979 respectively. Each episode had a different setting and characters, each looking at a different aspect of British culture and parodying pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys. In the title, "ripping" is a chiefly British slang meaning "excellent" or "fine", and "yarns" is a colloquialism for exaggerated stories.Ripping Yarns featuring Michael Palin and John Cleese has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on BritBox. It's an action & adventure and comedy show with 9 episodes over 2 seasons. Ripping Yarns is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (1,234 votes).

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All Seasons of Ripping Yarns

Season 1
6 Episodes | BritBox

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9 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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Not available to rent or buy.

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#4,708 Ranked TV Show

#154 Ranked in TV on BritBox

#1455 Ranked in Action & Adventure TV

#2057 Ranked in Comedy TV

Ripping Yarns has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (1,234 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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