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YouTube Monty Python Videos Boost DVD Sales 23,000%

And now for something completely fantastic: The trick of making Monty Python videos available for free online has boosted DVD sales of the comedy sketch show. If you compare DVD sales figures on Amazon before and after the creation of the Monty Python YouTube channel, the boost apparently tallies in at around 23,000%. Late last year the Python team, fed up by the tens of thousands of clips illegally uploaded to YouTube by fans, took an unusual step. Here’s the offical Monty Python clip explaining what they did and why:

YouTube Monty Python Videos Boost DVD Sales 23,000%
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