Season 1, Episode 3 Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure

First Aired: May 10, 2000

Part 3 (of four). A visit to Key West, Fla., where Papa lived in the '30s; Uganda, where he was involved in two plane crashes---in 48 hours; and Venice, where he read his obituary. In Key West, just about everyone Palin sees looks like Hemingway (his visit coincides with an annual lookalike contest). In Uganda, he tours the crash sites. And in Venice (where Hemingway repaired after the crashes---the second of which was serious enough to warrant the news of his demise), Palin goes duck hunting.

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  • Premiered: May 3, 2000
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: The peripatetic Pythoner pursued the aura of Papa in this four-part adventure travelogue, with trips to Kenya, Italy, Paris, Key West, Cuba, Idaho and Spain, where he `experienced' bullfighting by facing a bicycle-with-horns contraption in a bullring. Pali… (more)

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