Fawlty Towers script
Fawlty Towers  Season #1 Episode #2 (1975)
Synopsis: Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. 12 episodes were made (2 series, each of 6 episodes). The show was created and written by John Cleese and Connie Booth, who both also starred in the show; they were married at the time of series 1 but divorced before recording series 2. One of the best loved shows in British popular culture, it was ranked number one in a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000.

Have I got everything? Handbag, knuckle dusters, flick knife.

Come on, Basil, don't hang about.

I'm just coming, dear.

Quick, Polly.

The men will be here at 4:00.

You know what they're doing? They're putting the door through to the kitchen.

At the bottom of the stairs, and? - And? - And blocking the drawing room door.

- Blocking it? - So we can have privacy away from the plebs.

Don't you take anything in? Where's my cap? One other thing, when the men come, they won't be Stubbs', they'll be O'Reilly's.

Where is it? - What? O'Reilly? - Yes! Does Mrs.

Fawlty know? I wouldn't mention it.

They don't quite hit off.

I had to change it! Stubbs has a virus, or something.

She said you were never using him again.

I don't He's sending his best man.

All you have to do is take a quick look when they finish.

Any problems, call me.

Have a nice weekend.

If she asks me, I'll tell her.

Thank you so much.

I've always been a great admirer of loyalty.

I forget! It doesn't matter, Manuel.

De nada.

Oh.

Oh, is Mr.

Fawlty.

- Shh.

- Shh.

Windows, por favor.

Oh, Polly, finish.

I tired.

That's wonderful.

Hold it a second.

Qué? Quiero subir para dormir.

No, speak me English.

Is good.

I learn.

I want to go upstairs in a moment.

Er Qué? I - go - upstairs.

Ah, sí.

Is easy.

- For a little sleep.

- Is difficult.

For siesta.

- Siesta? Little sleep? - Yes.

Ah, same in Spanish.

When O'Reilly's men come, you must wake me.

When orelly men come Sí.

Manuel, listen.

When men come here, - Señor O'Reilly - Ah, when men come? You come upstairs and wake me up.

Despiérteme.

Sí.

When men come, subiré a tu cuarto a despertarte.

Antes que empiecen a trabajar aquí.

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John Cleese

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, and comedian. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life. more…

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