Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers (1975)

2 audio problems in The Germans

The Germans - S1-E6

Audio problem: When Basil has lost the key to the fire alarm he decides to throw the typewriter at it. The typewriter sound hitting the (hidden) floor is a sort of scraping sound. Surely the typewriter would have crashed down or smashed.

Add time

The Germans - S1-E6

Audio problem: When Basil claps at the end of the opening hospital scene, the sound happens just before he actually claps.

Add time

Share

Follow

Add something

Share

Follow

Most popular pages

Best movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthForrest Gump mistakesPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl mistake pictureThe Simpsons mistakesMurder on the Orient Express endingThe Village questionsThor: Ragnarok triviaHow the Grinch Stole Christmas quotesShrek plotMel Blanc movies & TV showsTop 15 biggest Harry Potter film mistakesCommando mistake video

Quotes

Mrs Richards: And another thing. I expect to be able to see the sea.
Basil: [whispering to Manuel.] Deaf, Mad and Blind. [To Mrs Richards.] Yes, this is the view as far as I can remember... Yes, yes it is.
Mrs Richards: When I pay for a view, I expect something more interesting than that.
Basil: But that is Torquay, madam.
Mrs Richards: Well it's not good enough.
Basil: Well may I ask what you expected to see out of a Torquay hotel bedroom window? Sydney Opera House perhaps? The Hanging Gardens of Babylon? Herds of wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plain...
Mrs Richards: [interrupting.] Don't be silly. I expect to be able to see the sea.
Basil: You CAN see the sea! It's over there between the land and the sky!
Mrs Richards: I'd need a telescope to see that.
Basil: Well might I suggest you move to a hotel closer to the sea. Or preferably in it.
Mrs Richards: Now listen to me. I'm not satisified but I've decided to stay. HOWEVER, I shall expect a deduction.
Basil: Why, because Krakatoa isn't erupting at the moment?
Mrs Richards: Because the room is cold, the bath is too small, the view is invisible and the radio doesn't work.
Basil: No, the radio works. You don't.

More...

Mistakes

When the Colonel first meets Basil, the same shot is used twice of the Colonel twitching.

More...

Trivia

Melody Lang, who plays Mrs. Taylor in this episode, is Andrew Sachs' wife.

More...

Follow