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Follow That Line: Fawlty Towers
Can you pick the lines that follow these dialogue extracts from the classic BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers?
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Basil: 'Did you ever see that film 'How To Murder Your Wife'?
Major: 'How To Murder Your Wife'?
Basil: A satisfied customer.
Basil: Well may I ask what you were expecting to see out of a Torquay hotel bedroom window? Sydney Opera House perhaps? The Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
Basil: When I asked you to build me a wall, I was rather hoping that instead of just dumping the bricks in a pile, you might have found time to cement them together ...
Basil (slowly to aid comprehension): There is too much butter ... on ... those ... trays.
Manuel: No. No, no senor. Not 'on ...those ... trays'. No sir. (instructively ...)
Mr Johnson (looking for a local restaurant): Anywhere they do French food?
Basil: Right, right. Well, stay where you are because, obviously, if there was a fire, you'd all be standing down here in the lobby wouldn't you?
Basil (to his broken-down car): You tried it on just once too often. Right! Well, don't say I haven't warned you! I've laid it on the line for you time and time again! Right!
Mr Hamilton (American guest): Could you make me a Waldorf Salad?
Basil: A wal...??
Mr Hamilton: Waldorf Salad.
Sybil (on the phone to a friend): I know, I know .... Oh, I know ... I know...
Basil (muttering to himself):
Basil: Manuel will show you to your room ...
Basil: Listen. Don't mention the war.
Basil (to Sybil who is on the phone): Yes ... No, I haven't yet, but I will ... Yes, yes, yes, I know it is ... Yes, I'll try and get it cleared up ... Anything else?
Sybil: Are you still here Basil?
Mrs Heath (mother of obnoxious child): He's very clever ... rather highly strung.
Sybil (regarding what to do with Manuel's rat): Perhaps we could find a home for him.
Basil: Alright. I'll put an ad in the papers.
Sybil: If I find out the money on that horse was yours, you know what I'll do Basil.
Basil (muttering to himself):
Basil: Do you remember when we were first manacled together? We used to laugh quite a lot.
Basil (to Sybil during dinner): Well, I better go and have a word with the guests.
Manuel: I say to man in shop, 'Is rat.' He say,'No, no, no.'
Basil: Can't we get you on Mastermind, Sybil? Next contestant - Sybil Fawlty from Torquay.
Mr Hamilton (American guest): Couldn't find the freeway. Had to take a little back street called the M5.
Basil (referring to Manuel): You'll have to forgive him.
German guest: Will you stop talking about the war?
Basil: Me! You started it!
German guest: We did not start it!
Mrs Richards: Don't be silly. I expect to be able to see the sea.
Basil:You can see the sea.
Basil: Always reminds me of somebody machine-gunning a seal.
Major: The heat?
Mrs Johnston: I think you're the rudest man I've ever seen.
Sybil: I can't abide cruelty to living creatures.
Basil: Well I'm a creature - you can abide it to me!
Miss Gurke: I'm sorry but do you think we could cancel our fruit salads?
Basil (urgently): Tell Mrs Richards. Tell her I had the money yesterday.
Manuel (after clearing his throat dramatically):
Sybil: How on earth did the two of us ever get together. Black magic my mother says.
Major: Very attractive little fella. What is it?
Mrs Chase: He's a little shih tzu.
Basil: So, uh, this is your new menu.
Colonel Hall (reading): Duck with orange; duck with cherries; duck surprise.
Mrs Hall: What's duck surprise?
Dr Price: You can't keep a dead body in here where there's food!
Basil: Dragonfly! There isn't a horse called Nit... YOU'RE the nitwit!
Manuel: What is Witnit?
Basil: It doesn't matter. Look, it doesn't matter.
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