I Love Fawlty Towers

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    Needless to say that John Cleese is immortal in it. He caused me pain in the belly when I first saw him as the owner of the hotel.  He used his long legs in a hilarious Chaplinesque way to pace neurotically through the lobby, the dining room, the lobby...  Fawlty...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Apr 28, 2010

    Herd Of Wildebeest

    This always cracks me up. Mrs Richards, who is almost deaf but refuses to put her hearing aid on because it uses up the batteries complaining about her room :-)  
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2010

    16 Years Experience As A Professional "basil Fawlty".

    ....Over 1000 bookings, and loved every minute of it!Interactive entertainment as Bas. at any venue, and in character.Also commercials and advertising.See: www.johncleese.co.ukIf you were thinking of tying the knot:www.fawltytowersweddings.co.uk
    basiled basiled
    56-60, M
    Feb 22, 2011

    Fawlty Towers Is The Bomb!

    It has to be one of the all time funniest shows on television. How on earth Manuel puts up with Basil as his boss I will never know! Qe! The love-hate between Basil & Sybil is hilarious.
    Baddbouy69 Baddbouy69
    Jul 26, 2012

    Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction - Attack Of The Trip Advisors

    I've heard tell that Fawlty Towers is based on real experience. I can well believe that. On a recent TV documentary 'Attack Of The Trip Advisors', which investigated the way in which hotels were attacked through the medium of the Trip Advisor website, with a view to finding out...
    supersnipe supersnipe
    56-60, M
    Sep 25, 2012

    I Love British Humor!

    I'm half British. Dad was born in Wigan and raised in Liverpool, so I was privileged to grow up with a lot of classic BBC programming. Fawlty Towers is one of my favorite shows! Being raised both overseas and in America, sadly I've observed that much of American comedy is...
    CertifiedWebAddict CertifiedWebAddict
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

    Cult Classic

      I love British Comedies and one of my all time favorites is "Fawlty Towers ". It is simply brilliant. I love Basil Fawlty, his wife Sybil, Manuel and Polly and all the guests of Fawlty Towers, or is it Fatty Owls or Flowery Twats ? I have all 12 episodes, and every...
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    1 Response Feb 25, 2009
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