A delightfully manic British comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring `Monty Python' alum John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth.
Wed., December 3, 2014
A delightfully manic comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring `Monty Python' alum John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth. Inspired by a real-life hotelier, the series won legions of fans as soon as it premiered on the BBC in September 1975. A second season of six episodes ran in February 1979.
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