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John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
Earlier this week, the BBC pulled "The Germans", an episode of the classic sitcom Fawlty Towers from its UKTV streaming service for containing "racial slurs".  However, the episode will now be reinstated to the service after creator, star, and co-writer John Cleese took to Twitter to criticize their decision In the episode, the major uses[...]
After Almost 40 Years, John Cleese To Star In New BBC Sitcom
Think of what you've seen him in… Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, A Fish Called Wanda… The man is comedy incarnate And now, after almost forty years away from them, Cleese is returning for a BBC Sitcom The legendary actor will co-start with Alison Steadman in a six-part comedy series called Edith which will appear on[...]