Anyone see the American remakes?
"Amanda's" (1983) with Bea Arthur as Amanda Cartwright, the Basil Fawlty counterpart.
"Payne's" (1999) with John Larroquette as Royal Payne, ditto.
Both were shameless copies of the "formula" of the original and both were miserable failures.
Memorable Quotes from "Fawlty Towers" at IMDb.