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 The Bridgekeeper, or The Old Man From Scene 24 is a character from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. He is the keeper of the Bridge of Death and was first seen in Scene 24 where King Arthur and Sir Bedevere meet the Old Man who tells them to go to the forest where they come across the Knights who say Ni. Then he made his last appearance when he was at the Bridge of Death when the Knights of the Round Table came there after they defeated the Black Beast of Argh. The knights send out Lancelot to the bridge where the Bridgekeeper tells him to answer his questions. Sir Lancelot survives and Sir Robin tries to do it but dies when the Bridgekeeper changes the question to "What is the capital of Assyria". Then Sir Galahad tries but dies when he lies about his favorite colour being blue. Then Arthur and Bedevere go to him and kill him when he asks "What is the air-speed velocity of an unladed swallow?". Arthur asks "What do you mean? An African or European Swallow?". He was played by Terry Gilliam.

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