Newsreader Arrested is a sketch that appears in the fifth episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus, "Man's Crisis of Identity in the Latter Half of the 20th Century."


A newsreader (Eric Idle) reports on a robbery at a jeweller's shop and shows an image of a man wanted for questioning, and in the image is a man identical to him, sitting in an identical location. The man is taken away, but after questioning him, return him and the newsreader is then taken in for questioning. The other man then segues into Match of the Day.

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