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Fawlty Towers 2 Seasons 1975

Season 1
4.5 out of 5 stars (90) IMDb 8.7/10

Manic, arrogant, sycophantic and sadistic, Basil Fawlty is a much put-upon, hard-working hotel manager whose life is plagued by dead guests, hotel inspectors and riff-raff. His biggest headache is his 'little nest of vipers' - nagging wife Sybil.

Starring:
John Cleese, Prunella Scales

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Season 1

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1. A Touch of Class

Basil is delighted when Lord Melbury comes to the hotel. At last, a guest with real class.

AGES-12-AND-OVER Subtitles Runtime: 30 minutes Release date: 1 January 1975
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2. The Builders

Basil hires his usual firm of incompetent builders to carry out some hotel alterations.

AGES-12-AND-OVER Subtitles Language: English Runtime: 28 minutes Release date: 1 January 1975
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3. The Wedding

Basil is outraged by an outbreak of promiscuity at his hotel, and engages in a losing battle to thwart the efforts of the unmarried couples to sully his hotel's reputation. But Basil has got the wrong end of the stick, and his efforts are further hampered by Manuel's birthday celebrations.

AGES-12-AND-OVER Subtitles Language: English Runtime: 33 minutes Release date: 1 January 1975
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4. The Hotel Inspectors

Basil is petrified when he learns that undercover hotel inspectors are in town.

AGES-12-AND-OVER Subtitles Language: English Runtime: 28 minutes Release date: 1 January 1975
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5. Gourmet Night

Kurt the chef is drunk so Basil takes to the kitchen to save his night of fine-dining.

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6. The Germans

Basil is left in charge, but a moose's head, concussion and German guests don't mix.

AGES-12-AND-OVER Subtitles Language: English Runtime: 31 minutes Release date: 1 January 1975
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A superb epitomisation of great British wit, sarcasm and farce. One is never sure whether to laugh at Basil or to feel embarassed for him. The episode with the Irish builder will have even the most humourless of people in tears of laughter. A must buy for anyone with a sense of humour and a perfect introduction for those that haven't. Comedy does not get better.
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Maybe this is a coincidence (not likely), but several people I know own this DVD (including myself) and on every one the final three episodes DO NOT PLAY! There is some kind of fault with the menu screen and when you select "The Hotel Inspectors", "Gourmet Night" or "The Germans", the opening music plays but nothing else comes up. Add to that a complete lack of extrras and second rate presentation, I simply cannot say anything positive about it! Of course the show itself is great but unless you want to waste your money on three episodes, get the boxset with everything on.
COMPLETE RIP-OFF, AVOID AT ALL COSTS.
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I would like to second the reviewer who said the final three episodes on this DVD would not play. I wish I had read that before. I ordered the DVD, final three would not play. So I got it replaced by Amazon. Guess what? Final three would not play on that DVD also. What a nuisance having to send it back and wait forever for a refund. Beware of this DVD!
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Like Only Fools and Horses, Fawlty Towers is also just brilliant and everyone should have it as part of their TV video library. John Cleese is simply magnificent as Basil Fawlty and the rest of the cast also deserve just as much respect. Why they didn't make more episodes I do not know!

The only downside to this purchase is I cannot cast it to Google Chromecast, come on Amazon add support to the app and make a lot of people happy. I bought the series from Amazon as i'm sure they will be around for a long time to come.

If you found my review useful I would really appreciate it if you could mark the review as helpful as this will help to provide me with feedback so I know some one is reading them!
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I am a huge fan of this TV show. Although I wanted to say that this dvd does not have any extras. I brought it and was dispointed that it didn't have any.
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From the other reviews it seems this is a common problem. I also bought the DVD and cannot play the last 3 episodes. Very dissapointing, as this is probably the best sitcom of all time!
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Aside from it being incredibly funny, the scripting is worth at least a thesis. The compact irony, the depth and strength in which it deals with the (our) prejudices and obviously the brilliant acting makes Fawlty Towers a must for any lover of good comedy. The powerful combination of a male and female scriptwriters' duo turns this series into something rather special. I have "forced" my German friends to watch the Episode of "The Germans" over and over again. After which they all went out to buy the video :-).
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I have just played my THIRD copy of Fawlty Towers Series One. and like the others I cannot play the last three episodes

This is scandalous and I am amazed that the BBC and the Hut and Blah - my suppliers - have not taken action

Disgruntled Fawlty Fan - it wouldn't be so bad if the progs were rubbish - but they are GEMS

Regards to all sufferers

Ron Ellis
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