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Fawlty Towers

A delightfully manic British comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring `Monty Python' alum John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth. Inspired by a real-life English hotelier, the series won legions of American fans when it aired on (more…)

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Basil The Rat Season 2, Episode 6 Oct 25, 1979 $1.99

Manuel has been ordered to get rid of his pet rat before the health inspector pays a visit. But the pet breaks away, leading the Major to trying to shoot the rodent in the bar.

Anniversary Season 2, Episode 5 Mar 26, 1979 $1.99

It is Basil and Sibyl's anniversary, and Basil has actually remembered. In true Basil fashion, however, he has not told Sybil he has remembered and she is hugely upset.

The Kipper & The Corpse Season 2, Episode 4 Mar 12, 1979 $1.99

What should a hotelier do when he serves a guest breakfast in bed and finds that guest dead? Whatever that something may be, Basil does not do it.

The Waldorf Salad Season 2, Episode 3 Mar 5, 1979 $1.99

An American guest tips Basil to keep the kitchen open late, but chef has left for the day. Basil steps in, but he meets his Waterloo when the guest requests a Waldorf Salad.

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01:44 — Monty Python alumnus Cleese, stars as the clownish hotel manager Basil Fawlty, in the famous BBC sit-com. Hilarious dialogue and classic slapstick.
Fawlty Towers Season 1
Basil is a much put-upon, hard-working hotel 'manager' whose life is plagued by dead guests, hotel inspectors and riff-raff. His biggest headache is a (more…)

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A delightfully manic British comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring `Monty Python' alum John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth. Inspired by a real-life English hotelier, the series won legions of American fans when it aired on… (more)

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