From being the only American in Monty Python to becoming the only director to, ummm, to take 17 years to film Don Quixote, Terry Gilliam has lived a unique life. For the anniversary of Time Bandits, I took a look at some of the most wacky and charming tales from Gilliam's storied career.
The Squishing of Shelley Duvall
Taking George Harrison's Money and Leaving Him Gently Weeping
Crazy Plastic Surgeon Based on Real Life
"In the late Seventies, my dad had been through a nightmarish experience when a patch of skin cancer was discovered on his ear," explains Gilliam, "a highly recommended surgeon applied acid to it."