Outraged that Basil has forgotten their 15th wedding anniversary, Sybil leaves the hotel. But little does she know that Basil has indeed remembered and has invited some of their close friends to celebrate. How will Basil explain Sybil's absence? Written by
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When Basil is trying to convince Sybil's friends about her illness, Virginia (a friend of Sybil) says: "Her face is puffed up, she's lost her voice, and her legs are a bit..." to which Basil replies "...Expanded. Sad, isn't it? Poor old sow." Right at this moment a microphone on the top left corner is visible. See more
[helping Basil improvise an excuse for his wife's absence at their anniversary party
Is surprise party?
She no here.
That is surprise!
This is the only occasion on which the altered sign in the opening credits is a true anagram of "Fawlty Towers" See more
Referenced in The John Cleese Interview