With Sybil in hospital for a few days to have an operation for an ingrown toenail, Basil is left on his own at the hotel to cope with a group of German tourists and the need for the regular semi-annual fire drill. He's not having much success with either. The guests confuse the burglar alarm with the fire alarm and when Manuel does start a fire in the kitchen, no one pays attention. Basil suffers a rather severe blow to the head leading him to insult his German guests by making constant references to the war.
Did You Know?
The first German guest doesn't appear until 23 minutes into the episode. See more
During the fire drill, the guests insist that the burglar alarm is indistinguishable from the fire bell. Immediately after they claim not to have heard the fire bell. See more
I must have been keen on her because I took her to see India.
At The Oval.
The jokes with the names of the Nazi-leaders were slightly altered for the German version to fit spelling in the German language. See more