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Author: Douglas ArgentJohn CleeseConnie BoothJohn Howard DaviesBob SpiersAll authors
Publisher: [England] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; [New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Special ed.]View all editions and formats
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Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Situation comedies (Television programs)
Television comedies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television series
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Argent; John Cleese; Connie Booth; John Howard Davies; Bob Spiers; Prunella Scales; Andrew Sachs; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Tiger Aspect Productions.; UK Gold Services Limited.; BBC Video (Firm); 2 Entertain (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419888145 9781419888144
OCLC Number: 464273033
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes on BBC television between 1975 and 1979.
Contains 12 episodes from the series. All six episodes from season one were originally broadcast on BBC2 between September 19 and October 24, 1975. Five episodes from season two were originally broadcast four years later between February 19 and March 1979 with the twelfth and final episode broadcast later that year on October 25th.
Special features: Disc one: Commentaries from John Cleese and John Howard Davies. Disc two: Audio commentaries from John Cleese and Bob Spiers. Disc 3: 2009 extended interviews, includes exclusive interview with Connie Booth; interviews with John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs; Series 1 director's commentary by John Howard Davies; Series 2 director's commentary by Bob Spiers; artist profiles; outtakes; Torquay tourist guide (short documentary film); Cheap Tatty review.
Cast: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 374 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1,NTSC, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc one, Series 1, Fatty owls --
A touch of class --
The builders --
The wedding party --
The hotel inspectors --
Gourmet night --
The Germans --
Disc two, series 2, Watery fowls --
Communication problems --
The psychiatrist --
Waldorf Salad --
The kipper and the corpse --
The anniversary --
Basil the rat --
Disc three, Farty towels. --
Special features.
Other Titles: Fawlty Towers (Television program)
Responsibility: British Broadcasting Corporation ; Tiger Aspect Productions Limited and UK Gold Services Limited ; produced by Douglas Argent (series 1) ; written by John Cleese and Connie Booth (series 1-2) ; directed and produced by John Howard Davies (series 1) ; directed by Bob Spiers (series 2).

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Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into.

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