Fawlty Towers

"Fawlty Towers" was famously inspired by a seethingly rude hotel proprietor John Cleese encountered whilst away filming with the Monty Python team. Unwittingly, Donald Sinclair became the blueprint for Basil Fawlty, the epitome of frustrated, social climbing middle-Englanders.

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Basil the Rat (a.k.a. Rats)

Episode 2x06; Oct 25, 1979

The local health inspector issues a long list of hygienic aberrations which the staff must immediately sort out, or else face closure. After Manuel's pet rat escapes from his cage and runs loose in the hotel, the staff must catch it before the inspec

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x06: Basil the Rat (a.k.a. Rats)Oct 25, 1979
2x05: The AnniversaryMar 26, 1979
2x04: The Kipper and the Corpse (a.k.a. Death)Mar 12, 1979
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