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List of the best Fawlty Towers episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Although only 12 episodes of this British sitcom were made, it still continues to have a cult following. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Fawlty Towers episodes of all time are. Fans of Fawlty Towers are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Episodes here include everything from "The Germans" to "The Anniversary." What is the best Fawlty Towers episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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The Germans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Germans Oct 24 1975 - Sybil goes into the hospital for toe surgery, leaving Basil to cope with a fire drill single-handed. After a couple of blows on the head, Basil tells some German guests where Germany went wrong ...more

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The Psychiatrist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Psychiatrist Feb 26 1979 - A psychiatrist and his wife come to stay and Basil thinks Sybil is telling them all about his life.

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The Kipper and the Corpse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Kipper and the Corpse Mar 12 1979 - "The Kipper and the Corpse" is the fourth episode of the second series of the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. It first aired at 9.00pm on BBC2 on 12 March 1979. Distinguishing it from ...more

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Communication Problems is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
Communication Problems Feb 19 1979 - A selectively deaf woman named Mrs Richards insists that she has had a large amount of money stolen at the hotel, and against Sybil's wishes Basil puts a fiver on Dragonfly.

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Basil the Rat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
Basil the Rat Oct 25 1979 - The health inspector is coming and Basil tells Manuel to get rid of his pet rat, which he later finds out is named Basil.

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The Hotel Inspectors is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Hotel Inspectors Oct 10 1975 - "The Hotel Inspectors" is the fourth episode of the BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers.

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Waldorf Salad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
Waldorf Salad Mar 05 1979 - An American and his wife get unsatisfactory service at Fawlty Towers when he orders a Waldorf salad, after the kitchen has closed.

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Gourmet Night is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
Gourmet Night Oct 17 1975 - "Gourmet Night" is the fifth episode in the first series of the BBC TV sitcom Fawlty Towers.

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The Builders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Builders Sep 26 1975 - The Fawltys take a holiday and leave Polly and Manuel to run the place just as O'Reilly's builders come to redo the lobby.

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A Touch of Class is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
A Touch of Class Sep 19 1975 - "A Touch of Class" is the pilot episode in the first series of the BBC television sitcom Fawlty Towers.

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The Wedding Party is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Wedding Party Oct 03 1975 - "The Wedding Party" is the third episode of the BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers.

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The Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fawlty Towers Episodes
The Anniversary Mar 19 1979 - "The Anniversary" is the fifth episode of the second series of BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers.