Fawlty Towers (UK)
Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom made by the BBC and first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975. Only twelve episodes were produced, but the series has had a lasting and powerful influence on later shows. The show is set in a fictional hotel Fawlty Towers in the Devon town of Torquay on the "English Riviera".
Last Episode02x06 Basil the Rat (a.k.a. Rats) Aired: Oct. 25, 1979
Manuel has a pet: a Siberian Hamster; Basil, however, believes that the pet is not a hamster, but a rat, and orders Manuel to get rid of it before …
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (continuity error): When seen from the inside, the pathway leading from the front door veers to the right. However, outside shots reveal the pathway continues straight on after the door.
- Goof (revealing mistake): Many times through every episode, the walls wobble, revealing them as set walls.
- Each script took six weeks to write, five days to rehearse and one evening to record in the studio in front of a live audience - a total of 42 weeks to produce each series of six episodes.