After years of seeing their classic TV sketches and film clips distributed without their permission on the YouTube, the men of Monty Python decided to strike back, launching their own YouTube channel (thanks, CC Insider!). Let’s let them explain:

So they want you to buy their DVDs, and I wholeheartedly agree! Here are some of their best, which is really most of it.

After the jump, "the ministry of silly walks,""the lumberjack song," "the black knight" and "the French taunter" from Holy Grail, and the finale number "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" from Life of Brian