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Payne 

An American remake of the classic British TV show, "Fawlty Towers"
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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Larroquette ...  Royal Payne 9 episodes, 1999
JoBeth Williams ...  Connie Payne 9 episodes, 1999
Julie Benz ...  Breeze O'Rourke 9 episodes, 1999
Rick Batalla ...  Mo the Bellhop 9 episodes, 1999
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An American remake of the classic British TV show, "Fawlty Towers"

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Royal Payne See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(9 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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In the opening credits, the Whispering Pines sign alternates between falling forward, falling back, doing nothing, or in one episode, being split in half by hurricane force winds. See more »

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An achievement of mediocracy
15 April 1999 | by Quinn-5See all my reviews

"Payne" is not "Faulty Towers", and it suffers because of the obvious comparison. While "Payne" may have its occasional moments of amusement, it is a sanitized, cliched and overall dimmer relative to the original British series, that sparkled so brightly with wit and comic timing. Let's face it, John Laroqette is no John Cleese. Not by a long shot...


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