Unaired pilot for "Not the 9 o'clock news", introduced by Basil Fawlty and ended by Manuel (because it was to have followed closely on the last episode of Fawlty Towers). Otherwise very similar in format to how the series later took off.
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Scheduled for broadcast on BBC2 on the 2nd of April 1979, but pulled at the eleventh hour and never broadcast. See more
End credits start with the statement "This show has been funded without any help from the South African Government", then lists the title as "Naat Der Nein O'Cloeck News" and proceeds to list all cast and crew members names with fake South African spelling. See more