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Bicycle Repair Man is a sketch that appears in "How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away," the third episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus. The sketch is shot on film rather than videotape like the rest of the sketches from the TV series.


A narrator (John Cleese) follows F.G. Superman (Michael Palin), who lives in a city full of other Supermen (with American accents), but holds the secret identity of superhero Bicycle Repair Man. When he learns that a bicycle nearby needs repair, he distracts the other Supermen so that he can change his clothes to become Bicycle Repair Man and goes to tend to the bicycle. As he repairs the bike, a collection on sound-effect placards are shown in the manner of the Adam West "Batman" television show as the Supermen witnessing the repair comment overdramatically on the repairs. The bike's owner asks to repay him, but Bicycle Repair Man says there is no need and it is all in a day's work for him.

The narrator then goes on a tirade against communists.