Fawlty Towers is set in a fictional hotel in the seaside town of Torquay. The plots centre on tense, rude and put-upon owner Basil Fawlty, his bossy wife Sybil, comparatively normal chambermaid Polly, who is often the peacemaker and voice of reason, and hapless Spanish waiter Manuel, showing their attempts to run the hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding and eccentric guests.
Network: BBC Two (1975 - 1979)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (30 min)
Show Type: Scripted
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Created by: John Cleese Connie Booth
Official site: www.bbc.co.uk
8.7 (55 votes)
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…
|2x06: Basil the Rat (a.k.a. Rats)||Oct 25, 1979|
|2x05: The Anniversary||Mar 26, 1979|
|2x04: The Kipper and the Corpse (a.k.a. Death)||Mar 12, 1979|
Brian Hallas Terry
Also known as:
- Halløj på badehotellet ( Denmark)
- Ένα Τρελό Τρελό Ξενοδοχείο ( Greece)
- Hotell i særklasse ( Norway)
- Hotel balamuc ( Romania)
- Отель "Фолти тауэрс" ( Russian Federation)
- Pang i Bygget ( Sweden)
"You started it.....
"No i didn't..you invaded Poland.....
"So don't mention the war..i did...but i think i got away with it..
I don't think i have ever seen a 30minute Sit-Com that has so much plot that feeds off itself and comes together so well.
As the series goes on..Basil's frustration and anger grows with Manuel...