cinephiliabeyond:

After Straw Dogs, Monty Python memorably parodied Peckinpah’s fondness for extreme bloodletting and slow-motion death scenes in a sketch called ‘Sam Peckinpah’s Salad Days.’ The extremely gory sketch earned the BBC some complaints from disgusted ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ viewers, but Peckinpah himself reportedly found it hilarious. —Gary Susman

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