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Basil Fawlty (Character)
from "Fawlty Towers" (1975)

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Fawlty Towers: Season 2: Episode 6 -- Manuel has been ordered to get rid of his pet rat before the health inspector pays a visit.  But the pet breaks away, leading the Major to trying to shoot the rodent in the bar.

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Alternate Names:
'Basil Fawlty' / Barnabas-Basil Foulty / Sir Basil Faulty

Filmography

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  1. Bigfoot (2007) Played by Theo Sims (as Sir Basil Faulty)
  2. Fawlty Towers: Out Takes (2001) (V) Played by John Cleese

  3. "Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom"
        - The Sensational Seventies (1999) TV episode, Played by John Cleese (as 'Basil Fawlty')

  4. "3-2-1"
        - Seaside (1981) TV episode, Played by Fogwell Flax

  5. "Fawlty Towers"
        - Basil the Rat (1979) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
        - The Anniversary (1979) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
        - The Kipper and the Corpse (1979) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
        - Waldorf Salad (1979) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
        - The Psychiatrist (1979) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
          (7 more)
  6. Fawlty Towers: Cheap Tatty Review (1979) (V) Played by John Cleese
Video-game:
  1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine (2016) (VG) Played by David Annen (as Barnabas-Basil Foulty) / Stefan Knothe (as Barnabas-Basil Foulty)
    ... aka "Wiedzmin 3: Dziki Gon Krew i wino" - Poland (original title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
        - Muslim-American Reporting (2016) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
  2. "Britain's Best Loved Sitcoms"
        - Episode #1.2 (2015) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
  3. Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV) Played by John Cleese
  4. "Today Tonight"
        - Episode dated 21 December 2009 (2009) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
  5. Fawlty Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits (2009) (TV) Played by John Cleese
  6. Losing It: Griff Rhys Jones on Anger (2008) (TV) Played by John Cleese
  7. Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV) Played by John Cleese
  8. "80s"
        - Episode #1.3 (2005) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
  9. Greatest TV Comedy Moments (2005) (TV) Played by John Cleese
  10. "Have I Got News for You"
        - Episode #21.7 (2001) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
  11. "The Greatest"
        - 100 Greatest TV Characters (2001) TV episode, Played by John Cleese
  12. Torquay Tourist Office (2001) (V) Played by John Cleese

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From "Fawlty Towers: The Wedding Party (#1.3)" (1975)
Basil Fawlty: I fought in the Korean War, you know. I killed four men!
Sybil Fawlty: [to guests] He was in the catering corps. He poisoned them.
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