Take a peek at what other Fawlty Towers fans consider their favourite scenes, snippets of dialogue or even one-liners! Send in your own favourite Fawlty Towers moments and I'll add them to the page.

Favourite scenes in Fawlty Towers

As sent in by the viewers

The following were sent in by Kate E, it was her idea (in Dec 2003) to start this page.

From The Kipper and the Corpse:

The Major: What type of dog is he?
Mrs Chase (guest): He's a little Shitsu
The Major: Oh dear, dear what breed is that then?
Mrs Chase: Well, it's a Lapp/lap dog
The Major: Oh, hard to imagine him stalking a reindeer!" and;

From The Anniversary:

Basil: It's perfectly Sybil — Simple's not well.

Sent in by A Foster May 2005

The Germans remains as my favorite episode of Fawlty Towers. I always laugh when Basil starts mentioning the WWII references!

BASIL: Okay, so that's two eggs mayonnaise, a Prawn Goebbels, a Herman Goering, and four Colditz salads.
GERMAN: A Prawn Cocktail!
BASIL: Yes, yes…Eva Prawn…
And, of course…
BASIL: (Spouting German and holding a finger to his nose, mocking Hitler) Lemme do the funny walk! (Goosesteps out of and into the room.)

Sent in by Corbin Lyday from Washington DC April 2004

From The Wedding Party

One of the lines which still causes me to go into hysterics is when Sybil is sitting at the bar, she keeps laughing and finally Basil says something like: "Do help yourself to another vat of wine while I help the guests." Or something like that. The "vat of wine" just makes me lose it.

The following were sent in by WartyX, Loughborough, England January 2004.

Basil — Is this a piece of your brain? [Communication Problems]

From A Touch of Class:

Basil — There is too much butter on those trays.
Manuel — Que?
Basil — There is too much butter on those trays.
Manuel — No, no, Mr. Fawlty, uno dos tres.

Sent in by Felicity Allan, January 2004.

German Guest: Stop talking about the war.
Basil: You started it!
German: No we didn't!
Basil: Yes you did, you invaded Poland.

Sent in by Natalie from Preston, England April 2004

From The Germans

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Basil in hospital as the nurse puts him in bed.
Basil: (nurse leaning over him) By god you're ugly aren't you!
Sybill: Basil!
Nurse: I'll get the doctor. (rushing out the door)
Basil: You need more than a doctor, love, more like a plastic surgeon!