Sir Michael Palin defined how he landed a job on The Simpsons (Image: REX)
Sir Michael Palin has revealed how he received a cameo function in The Simpsons.
Talking to Jonathan Ross on his Saturday evening chat present, the actor defined that he performs the curator of a museum within the hit cartoon.
The comedy legend, who has not seen what his character seems to be like, appeared in the episode that first aired within the US in October.
Explaining how he landed the function, the 77-year-old started: ‘They simply received in contact with me.
‘That was the nice factor, to be requested by The Simpsons to come back and do a voice. I’m enjoying a personality, the curator of a museum.’
Jonathan then shocked Sir Michael with a glimpse of his character, to which he commented: ‘That’s one thing amazingly fantastic.’
Michael had by no means seen what his character appeared like (Image: ITV/Fox)
In an interview earlier this 12 months, Sir Michael, who was knighted in 2019, in contrast his function in The Simpsons to visiting Buckingham Palace.
‘To be requested to do a form of visitor look on The Simpsons is just about like going to Buckingham Palace, besides not fairly as humorous,’ he mentioned.
Sir Michael Palin is becoming a member of The Simpsons (Image: REX)
‘It was pretty to be requested.’
Else the place within the programme, the previous Monty Python star spoke about his sequence Travels of a Lifetime the place he met the Dalai Lama.
Recalling that iconic second, Sir Michael continued: ‘He did say, “I might journey with you, I might carry your baggage” and we had just a few jokes about that.
‘He wasn’t excellent, he stored dropping them… I believe he would have beloved Python, he had an excellent sense of humour and an excellent presence.’
‘Audiences come to see him, contact him, he’s completely revered, and nonetheless on the finish of three hours of that he had time to speak to us and do an interview,’ he added.
‘He went as much as the crew and shook palms with all members of the crew. Individuals don’t usually try this. He was conscious of all of the folks round. He was so jokey, we couldn’t use a lot of it. It was very good and relaxed.’
The Jonathan Ross Present returns on Saturday at 9.30pm on ITV.