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Thread #86962   Message #1623022
Posted By: Jim Dixon
08-Dec-05 - 02:53 PM
Thread Name: BS: Fawlty Towers
Subject: RE: BS: Fawlty Towers
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.