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Monty Python star performs classic skits for students

British comedian-actor Michael Palin, one of the stars from Monty Python fame, was in Ottawa to receive a geography medal. He then found his way to a south Ottawa school to perform the "cheese" and "slapping-a-fish" skits.

Barrhaven 7th-grade students learn how to slap a fish from Michael Palin

The British funnyman paid a visit to Ottawa, to slap a fish. 2:12

British comedian-actor Michael Palin, one of the stars from Monty Python fame, was in Ottawa to receive a geography medal.

But he found his way to a seventh-grade class at Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School in Barrhaven to perform the "cheese" and "slapping-a-fish" skits.

Watch him show off his comedic skills in the video link above.