John Cleese reacts to Mark Hamill GIF, gets a reply from the Jedi himself
Finally, the worlds of 'Star Wars' and 'Fawlty Towers' collide.
Finally, the worlds of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Fawlty Towers’ collide.

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2017%252f09%252f12%252fd7%252fsambw.5d18f%252f90x90By Sam Haysom

Anyone who follows Mark Hamill on Twitter (and if you don’t, you really should), will know that he’s a big John Cleese fan.

Everyone’s favourite Jedi isn’t shy about it.

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Exhibit A: A response he wrote to someone back in 2018, describing the Fawlty Towers star as “a comic idol”.

Cleese is a comic idol of mine. (I’m watching Fawlty Towers as I write this.) 😂

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 28, 2018

We don’t know if the pair have ever met IRL, but — on Tuesday — Cleese was introduced to Hamill on Twitter — in GIF form.

Cleese was quick to respond.

Less than 30 minutes later, Hamill himself waded in.

Cleese has yet to reply to that, but his fellow Monty Python star Eric Idle certainly seemed to appreciate it.

Your move, Fawlty. 

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