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The Space Race The Spanish Inquisition in fiction: The classic film Man Of La Mancha is the story of Don Quixote as told by Miguel de Cervantes to a group of inmates while qhe awaits trial by the Inquisition. An underplayed but important arch involves Miguel building up his courage to face the Inquisition, running parallel to Quixote's seeming fearlessness. One episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus has a Running Gag where a frustrated character would grumble, "I didn't expect a Spanish Inquisition!" After a "jarring chord," several anachronistic Spanish Inquisitors would burst in and seize control of the skit. A Batman episode actually plays a version of the famous Monty Python sketch completely straight. Candide The opera Don Carlo , and the play by Friedrich von Schiller on which it is based. A parable told by Ivan in The Brothers Karamazov is set in the Spanish Inquisition. Inspired the Quisition in the Discworld novel Small Gods . The Edgar Allan Poe story The Pit and the Pendulum Spoofed in a musical number in Mel Brooks ' History of the World, Part I . Also mentioned in Good Omens , which has the Them playing at being the Spanish Inquisition. We also learn that Hell congratulated Crowley for the Inquisition, despite him having no involvement whatsoever in bringing it about. When he went to see what all the fuss was about, he stayed drunk for a week. Even Evil Has Standards
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