The Kipper and the Corpse is the tenth episode of Fawlty Towers which aired on 12th March 1979.

Summary Edit

A guest has died in bed. Could it be the out of date kippers?

Plot Edit

Mr Leeman checks in for the night. He makes it up to Room 8, but dies the following morning. Basil and Manuel try to hide Mr Leeman while waiting for the undertaker. One mishap leads to another. Dr Price's sausages were off. Mrs Chase's chitzu Prince was dying and Basil forgot to ring the vet. Basil also mistook Mr Xerxes, Irene Young and Mr Zebedee for undertakers.