Eric Idle rewrites Monty Python's "Galaxy Song" to celebrate the wonders of biology

To market the BBC Two series Wonders of Life, hosted by Brian Cox, the BBC got none other than Eric Idle to write and sing new lyrics to "The Galaxy Song" from Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. But instead of singing about the massive scale of the universe and humanity's insignificance in it, this time Idle sings about the miracle—and weirdness—of life on Earth.

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And here is the original "Galaxy Song" from The Meaning of Life:

[via Bleeding Cool]

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It became cool to hate Brian Cox? Did someone forgot to cc me in the email?