HISTORY OF THE WORLD PART II: NOT VINTAGE MEL BUT GOOD ENOUGHHISTORY OF THE WORLD PART II: NOT VINTAGE MEL BUT GOOD ENOUGHKevin Mathews 9:18 pm
History of the World Part II is a satirical comedy TV series streaming on Disney+. The series is a sequel to Mel Brooks’ classic History of the World Part I. The original film lampooned the epic film genre, including the sword and sandal epic and the period costume drama sub-genres.
The four main segments consisted of skits set during the Stone Age, the Roman Empire, the Spanish Inquisition, and the French Revolution. Other intermediate skits include reenactments of the giving of the Ten Commandments and the Last Supper.(more…)