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5.0 out of 5 stars "Right. I'm going to give you a damn good thrashing!", January 28, 2002
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This review is from: Fawlty Towers: The Complete Collection (DVD)
Right. If you want to know precisely what you get on this spectacular set, then read on. If you, however, like the element of surprise, then don't read it and just order it and bite your nails anticipating all the fantastic little...oh, just read the bloody thing!
Here is exactly all the wonderful little bits of fun that await you on the Fawlty Towers complete collection on 3 DVDs:
These are features every disc shares: Main menu options - Play all episodes, Episode selection, Scene selection, Subtitles (English, German, French). Special features: Director's Commentary, Helpful Staff (Bios of main cast), Guest Registry (Bios of other cast members), Trailers - French & Saunders, Father Ted, The League of Gentlemen, Wallace & Gromit, and BBC America.
Disc One - 4 Episodes: A Touch of Class, The Builders, The Wedding Party, and Hotel Inspectors. Special Features: Interview with John Cleese (1), A visit to Torquay (Home of Fawlty Towers), Footage of the Fawlty Towers hotel, Customer Service tips (Clips)
Disc Two - 4 Episodes: Gourmet Night, The Germans, Communication Problems, and The Psychiatrist. Special Features: Interview with Cleese (2), Interview with Andrew Sachs (Manuel), How to manage your staff (clips)
Disc Three - 4 Episodes: Waldorf Salad, The Kipper and the Corpse, The Anniversary, and Basil the Rat. Interview with Cleese (3), Interview with Prunella Scales (Sybil), Out-takes, Tips for a successful marriage (clips)
Things I learned from Fawlty Towers:
1. One nail isn't strong enough to hang a giant moose head on your wall.
2. When your car doesent work, sometimes it helps to attack it with a tree branch.
3. If you take a guest breakfast in bed and speak to him and he does not move or speak back to you - he may be dead.
4. A burglar alarm and a fire alarm sound quite a lot alike.
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Showing 1-4 of 4 posts in this discussion
Initial post: Dec 6, 2007 8:57:47 PM PST
Pigumon says:
4. A burglar alarm and a fire alarm sound quite a lot alike.

And a telephone!

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 7, 2011 10:10:44 PM PST
paul braaten says:
BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 7:48:03 PM PDT
Guitaro says:
2002???

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 1:49:52 PM PDT
The title of your review is a line from one of my all-time favorite scenes in any comedy show, ever! I was on the floor laughing at that man's insane action of beating his car with a branch!
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