Best Fawlty Towers Quote or Scene Page 4

Fawlty Towers. Image shows from L to R: Sybil Fawlty (Prunella Scales), Basil Fawlty (John Cleese), Polly (Connie Booth), Manuel (Andrew Sachs). Copyright: BBC.

Fawlty Towers

Comedy about a hotel and its owner, a man of infinite rudeness with a rabid dislike of almost all guests

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  • Wednesday 10th April 2013, 12:14pm
  • Malaga and Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 2,744 posts

For me, the best bit of dialogue is between Basil and Sybil when she's the hospital at the beginning of The Germans.



  • Tuesday 11th June 2013, 9:59pm
  • Wolverhampton, England
  • 3,386 posts

(Basil walks out of cupboard with broom)
"Right, the game is up!"
(Doctors shock on face)
"Bit of game pie stuck up there!"

Laughing out loud

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  • Friday 20th December 2013, 4:36pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 69,200 posts

I knew! I knew!



  • Saturday 21st December 2013, 12:15am
  • Hull, England
  • 167 posts

Hello, Fawlty titties.

No! No! I'll not have that! there's a place in Eastbourne.

You naughty Moose!



  • Saturday 21st December 2013, 6:54am
  • Australia
  • 5,436 posts
Quote: JohnnyD @ 6th March 2013, 12:58 PM GMT I always enjoy the following exchange (the more so because it doesn't get much of a laugh).

Basil: (putting down a coffee) Cafe pour vous.

Mrs. Peignor: (disappointed) Oh. Pas pour tu?

Basil: No. I'll probably have one later.

I reckon you transcribed it more accurately first time around:



  • Sunday 22nd December 2013, 12:20am
  • Near my beloved Black Country in Wolverhampton, England
  • 13,416 posts

'That's Brahms. Brahms' Third Racket!'


Jackson Neil

  • Wednesday 15th January 2014, 5:32pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 341 posts

"Did you ever see that film, "How To Murder Your Wife"? awfully good. I saw it six times".