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 2 The Builders

Basil (John Cleese) hires an incompetent---but cheap---builder to do some construction at the hotel while he and Sybil are away for the weekend. Polly: Connie Booth. Manuel: Andrew Sachs. Major Gowen: Ballard Berkeley. O'Reilly: David Kelly.

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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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