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Fawlty Towers: Basil the Rat (a.k.a. Rats)

Manuel has a pet: a Siberian Hamster; Basil, however, believes that the pet is not a hamster, but a rat, and orders Manuel to get rid of it before someone sees it... someone like the hotel inspectors who are coming around. Manuel loves his hamster though, and can't bear to lose it; unfortunately, this is exactly what he does. The hamster is loose in the hotel, and both Polly and Manuel rush to find him before either Basil or the hotel inspector sees it.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x6
Airdate: Thursday October 25th, 1979



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Guest Stars
David NevilleDavid Neville
As Ronald
James Taylor (2)James Taylor (2)
As Mr. Taylor
John QuarmbyJohn Quarmby
As Mr. Carnegie
Melody LangMelody Lang
As Mrs. Taylor
Sabina FranklynSabina Franklyn
As Quentina
Main Cast
John CleeseJohn Cleese
As Basil Fawlty
Prunella ScalesPrunella Scales
As Sybil Fawlty
Connie BoothConnie Booth
As Polly Sherman
Andrew SachsAndrew Sachs
As Manuel
Ballard BerkeleyBallard Berkeley
As The Major
Gilly FlowerGilly Flower
As Miss Tibbs
Renee RobertsRenee Roberts
As Miss Gatsby
Brian HallBrian Hall
As Terry
Episode Notes
The Fawlty Towers sign reads "Farty Towels"



Warning: Fawlty Towers season 2 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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