Series 2, Episode 6 - Basil The Rat
A public health inspector's visit leaves Basil with a long list of improvements to make to the hotel, but when he discovers that Manuel has been keeping a pet rat for the past year, things go from bad to worse!
This episode was supposed to broadcast on Monday 2nd April 1979, but strike action lead to it being incomplete. When finally broadcast it was billed as Fawlty Towers Special.
- Thursday 25th October 1979
- BBC Two
- 34 minutes
Cast & crew
Supporters and subscribers get more
Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:
- Broadcast details of 78 further repeats of this episode
Donate (for fans) BCG Pro
Already a donor or Pro user? Sign in