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…)

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Season 2, Episode 6 Basil the Rat

A rat is discovered in the dining room during a public-health inspection. Manuel: Andrew Sachs. Basil: John Cleese.

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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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