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WATCH: Deleted Musical Number from Steve Coogan's 'The Trip' (NSFW)

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood March 13, 2014 at 4:48PM

Not to put too fine a point on it, in Monty Python style, the refrain of this profane Steve Coogan musical number cut from "The Trip" is "everyone is a bit of a c..t sometimes." It's funny.
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Steve Coogan in 'The Trip'
Steve Coogan in 'The Trip'

Snarky Brit comedian Steve Coogan redeemed himself quite a bit by producing, co-writing and starring in Stephen Frears' Oscar-nominated drama "Philomena." Now he's released a deleted scene from Michael Winterbottom's 2010 comedy "The Trip" (in advance of the upcoming IFC release of sequel "The Trip to Italy") that could restore his old image. 

Not to put too fine a point on it, in Monty Python style, the refrain of this musical number is "everyone is a bit of a c..t sometimes."

Here's the thing: I abhor that word and refuse to use it myself. That said, the clip is hilarious. But even more hilarious is a clip of Coogan and Rob Brydon doing dueling Michael Caine imitations from "The Trip to Italy." Also below. (My "Philomena" interview with Coogan is here.)

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.