When Mrs. Richards, a demanding woman who is hard of hearing, checks into the hotel, Basil, Sybil and Polly find themselves with a very difficult customer. Meanwhile, Basil bets on a horse that is sure to win, however he must not let Sybil find out. Written by
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When Sybil throws the cup of tea over her husband, she actually almost misses him entirely, but catches the Major who is standing behind Basil square in the face. See more
When Sybil throws a cup of coffee over Basil at the end, about half of the contents miss him and splash over the major standing behind him instead. You can see the actor trying to do the best of the situation when having his jacket soaked, especially in the following shot. See more
I know nothing.
Referenced in The John Cleese Interview
Gwine to Run All Night, or De Camptown Races
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by John Cleese See more