Fawlty Towers

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 PBS in the 1970s. The program's initial run of six episodes premiered on the BBC in September 1975 (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 A Touch of Class

Basil decides to upgrade the hotel's clientele, but runs into trouble trying to impress Lord Melbury (Michael Gwynn). Sybil: Prunella Scales. Manuel: Andrew Sachs. Polly: Connie Booth. Mr. MacKenzie: David Simeon.

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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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