Phoney aristocrats and incompetent builders are just some of the things sent to try Basil (John Cleese), while his attempts to go up-market and impress hotel inspectors both severe...Read more
Series 1, A Touch of Class
Disaster-prone Basil Fawlty runs a Torquay hotel with his overbearing wife Sybil. Basil tries to attract a better class of clientele.
Series 1, The Builders
Basil decides to have some alterations made to the hotel, but havoc ensues when he takes the cheaper option.
Series 1, The Wedding Party
Fawlty Towers is expecting some wedding guests, and Basil decides to defend the hotel's standard of morality.
Series 1, The Hotel Inspectors
Basil is terrified when he hears some hotel inspectors are in town.
Series 1, Gourmet Night
Basil's new chef tries to turn Fawlty Towers into a gourmet's paradise.