GALAHAD: Is there someone else up there we could talk to?
Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!
It was so seamless no one in the theater could tell if it was part of the movie.
People sat still for about 5 minutes then started looking around sort of bewildered.
Originally an inspector was going to be following them around and attempting to find them, and does, at the end.
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Source: Monty Python and The Holy Grail (Book) A First Draft by all of the Python members.
If he will give us food and shelter for the night he can join us in our quest for the Holy Grail.
ARTHUR: Go and tell your master that we have been charged by God with a sacred quest.
I've heard from many sources that the ending to Monty Python and the Holy Grail (where it abruptly ends just before an invasion on the French castle, due to the police arriving to arrest the cast) was put in at the last moment because they were essentially out of money. This is about when the quest for the Holy Grail became the main plot thread; at that stage it was to be found in Harrods (because they have everything).
This doesn't really strike me as true, given the foreshadowing that built up to it (the historian scenes). If so, what was the original ending supposed to be? The historian sequences were added at some point during the writing, well after the first draft.