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.
Basil Fawlty was based on Donald Sinclair who ran a hotel in Torquay. John Cleese would later star in Rat Race (2001) as a character called Donald Sinclair.
We have a Spanish porter at the moment, he's from Barcelona. It'd be quicker to train an *ape*!
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.
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.