TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy
Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.
As the series progressed, each episode's opening shot of the Fawlty Towers hotel sign shows rearranged and misplaced letters. Variations include: Watery Fowls (with a kid seen adjusting it), Farty Tower, Flay Otters, Fatty Owls, Warty Towels, Flowery Twats and Farty Towels. Production team-member Iain McLean supplied the hotel sign anagrams supposedly left by aggrieved paperboys.
Deaf, mad and blind.
The layout of the hotel does not match the exterior of the building in several spots: there should be bay windows on the kitchen and over the staircase, the bay window closest to the door in the dining room should be flat, and the entire part of the building where the bar is located doesn't exist.
The Fawlty Towers hotel sign has its letters missing, or scrambled up to make new words. The sign presents a different error with each episode.
When the show was dubbed for Spanish audiences, Manuel became an Italian.
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