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British Comedy: Keeping Up Appearances

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People who added this item 245 Average listal rating (175 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.8
Years: 1990-1995
Broadcaster: BBC
Genre: Sitcom
Written by: Roy Clarke
Stars: Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift
Episodes: 44
Episode Average: 7.250
BEST EPISODES:
Sea Fever (1993), Angel Gabriel Blue (1994)
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SERIES ONE

(1990)
6 episodes
Series Score: 45
Episode Average: 7.50
Perfect 10's: 0
S1E1

DADDY'S ACCIDENT

Originally broadcast: 29 October 1990
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth prepares to host one of her little candlelight suppers, Daddy has an embarrassing accident while chasing after the milk woman, and Elizabeth lets her nerves get the better of her during afternoon tea.

"Well, it's all over now. All over everywhere. Do sit down again, Elizabeth."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S1E2

THE NEW VICAR

Originally broadcast: 5 November 1990
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth invites the new vicar round for tea and light refreshments, Rose has suicidal thoughts when her latest fella goes back to his wife, and Onslow and Daisy cause embarrassment when daddy goes missing.

"Get something on. You shouldn't be answering the phone to ladies in that condition. "
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E3

STATELY HOME

Originally broadcast: 12 November 1990
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Elizabeth turns down the chance to go out for the day with Hyacinth, indecision about visiting Daddy sees Richard driving round in circles, and Rose is confronted by the angry wife of one of her many boyfriends.

"Onslow hates me in a hat. No, no, I tell a lie. Onslow would never notice me in a hat. He hardly grunts for your best efforts in bra and black stockings."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S1E4

THE CHARITY SHOP

Originally broadcast: 19 November 1990
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth reminds Elizabeth about volunteering in the local charity shop, Daisy's shocked to find a strange woman sitting in Daddy's bedroom, and Rose decides to donate some of her clothing in an effort to give up men.

"And I to the charity shop, where shirts are available at giveaway price."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E5

DAISY'S TOYBOY

Originally broadcast: 26 November 1990
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Elizabeth's offered sympathy for having to live next door to a monster, Hyacinth decides to take charge of a big day at the Ladies' Circle, and Daisy gets to grips with a teenager in an effort to make Onslow jealous.

"Is he old enough to smoke? Oh, ta... Oh, cheers. D'ya think you can keep him interested till he's old enough to drink?"
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S1E6

THE CHRISTENING

Originally broadcast: 3 December 1990
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth has plenty to say ahead of the christening of her great-niece, Rose has to choose a man to accompany her inappropriate legs, and Richard gets nominated to rescue mother and child from a breakdown.

"What sort of a name is Kylie for a Christian person? It sounds like a foreign vegetable."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7


SERIES TWO

(1991)
10 episodes
Series Score: 74
Episode Average: 7.40*
Perfect 10's: 1
*not including special
S2E1

A STRANGE MAN

Originally broadcast: 1 September 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth's appalled when she catches sight of a man wrapped in a towel, Daddy leaves a note behind when he goes out in search of the enemy, and Richard finds himself being a lot more forgetful than ever before.

"It's a matter of complete indifference to me whether it's sterilised, pasteurised, immunised or privatised. Just inform your superiors that I want my own bottles back!"
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S2E2

DRIVING MRS. FORTESCUE

Originally broadcast: 8 September 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth's excited about providing transport for a relation of a baronet, Rose is upset about being betrayed and abandoned by her married lover, and Daisy insists on going to the pub before having to witness a scene.

"You want a moustache, why don't you grow a moustache?"
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10

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S2E3

THE CANDLELIGHT SUPPER

Originally broadcast: 15 September 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Emmet's horrified about being summoned to attend a candlight supper, Hyacinth returns a little something to an inconsiderate dog owner, and Rose decides to be picked up elsewhere to avoid cleaning the house.

"Let me give you a tiny word of advice... Dais. Now, you'll not find this in your romantic novels... but if you're gonna wear a see-through nightie, don't wear a vest."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S2E4

GOLFING WITH THE MAJOR

Originally broadcast: 22 September 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard and Hyacinth are invited to a golf weekend at a country hotel, the people in room 210 make their presence known to the other guests, and the Major invites a weirdly attractive minx out for a drink.

"Oh, yes! To me, horticulture at its highest is like music. Except for the manure, of course."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S2E5

PROBLEMS WITH RELATIVES

Originally broadcast: 29 September 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
A religious missionary makes the mistake of knocking on the doors of hell, Daddy goes missing from his wheelchair outside the bookmakers, and Emmet complains when Elizabeth agrees to give Hyacinth a lift.

"I've only ever had to remove my shoes once before. And that was in a mosque. And then the sermon was shorter!"
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S2E6

ONSLOW'S BIRTHDAY

Originally broadcast: 8 October 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Rose makes a surprising announcement about the latest man in her life, Richard's shocked about the amount of money being spent on Onslow, and Hyacinth puts on a cocktail party to impress a Greek oil tycoon.

"A bathroom with gold-plated taps is no place for you to be trying to offload second-hand water."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S2E7

SINGING FOR EMMET

Originally broadcast: 13 October 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth forces her way into a musical performance at the church hall, Richard finds himself faced with the prospect of early retirement, and Rose decides that the church holds the key to a new man-free life.

"My hormones have settled. I've finished! No more men! Swine! He swore he'd love me to the end of time. I didn't realise he meant closing time."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S2E8

THE TOY STORE

Originally broadcast: 20 October 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard worries about the idea of having to spend more time at home, Daddy gets himself into trouble while shopping in the toy department, and Rose spots an opportunity to make an impression on Emmet.

"Oh, nice. Do I look like somebody who comes off on wallpaper?"
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S2E9

THE THREE-PIECE SUITE

Originally broadcast: 27 October 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth prepares for delivery of a Sandringham House replica suite, Onslow worries that the old one won't fit in with their current decor, and Elizabeth and Emmet are summoned to attend a suite-warming party.

"In all my years as a pedestrian, I can't recall a single encounter with a kerb crawler."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S2E10

A PICNIC FOR DADDY

Originally broadcast: 3 November 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth wonders why the house has never been targeted by burglars, the wrong conclusions are jumped to about Rose's latest boyfriend, and Onslow has to give chase when Daddy drives off in Richard's car.

"It's the dustbin men I feel sorry for. I mean, how can they distinguish between what they're supposed to take and what's supposed to stay?"
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8


CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

(1991)




SPECIAL

THE FATHER CHRISTMAS SUIT

Originally broadcast: 25 December 1991
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth hires a Father Christmas outfit for an event at the church hall, Rose finds a bit of old school romance when she starts seeing a dancer, and Elizabeth has to cover for Richard when he gets a little too merry.

"So was the last one. Talk about bow-legged. First time I've seen anybody try and cross their legs and miss."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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SERIES THREE

(1992)
7 episodes
Series Score: 47
Episode Average: 6.71
Perfect 10's: 1
S3E1

EARLY RETIREMENT

Originally broadcast: 6 September 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard begins to look dazed and confused as retirement nears, Emmet looks for the right moment to make a run for it to avoid being sung at, and Hyacinth makes enquiries about the upcoming Honours List.

"Excuse me a moment but there's a fault at this end and it won't get out of its chair."
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S3E2

IRON AGE REMAINS

Originally broadcast: 13 September 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth calls the Lord Chamberlain's office about a garden party invite, Rose considers going back to being a virgin because of a personal crisis, and Richard's ordered up a tree to look for lumps and depressions.

"Can you turn your Rose down a bit? I can't hear the telly."
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 4

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S3E3

VIOLET'S COUNTRY COTTAGE

Originally broadcast: 20 September 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth makes sure she's got all she needs for two days in the country, Emmet discovers that his hopes for peace and quiet are in ruins, and Richard's tasked with tracing down a socially well-connected bitch.

"Run by your Hyacinth? She'll be polishing the hot dogs."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S3E4

HOW TO GO ON HOLIDAY WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

Originally broadcast: 27 September 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth comes up with a way to outdo a neighbour's Caribbean holiday plans, the vicar panics when he sees the list of volunteers for church cleaning, and Rose looks into the possibility of doing missionary work.

"Rose, I hope you're wearing something sensible for this telephone call. Yes, it always makes me nervous to think I might be talking to a mini skirt."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E5

RICHARD'S NEW HOBBY

Originally broadcast: 4 October 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth has hopes of being invited onto a committee by Mrs. Councillor Nugent, Richard's sent into the outside world to start his career as a filmmaker, and an expensive porcelain figure fills Elizabeth with terror.

"She's on the committee for saving something. Whales, was it? Or could it be England?"
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S3E6

THE ART EXHIBITION

Originally broadcast: 11 October 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth tries to get some art appreciation tips ahead of a gallery visit, Daddy leaves a note announcing that he's joining the Foreign Legion, and Rose and her latest boyfriend broadcast their passion to the local area.

"Well, it's no good asking me, dear. I'm not the driver. You know I never interfere."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S3E7

WHAT TO WEAR WHEN YACHTING

Originally broadcast: 18 October 1992
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Rose drops a bombshell by announcing that she's seeing a single man, Hyacinth tries to get the shipping forecast for a weekend aboard a yacht, and Richard protests at being forced to wear ridiculous clothing.

"I'm sittin' here completely surrounded by no beer."
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10


SERIES FOUR

(1993)
7 episodes
Series Score: 48
Episode Average: 6.86
Perfect 10's: 0
S4E1

A JOB FOR RICHARD

Originally broadcast: 5 September 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth spots a managing director vacancy advertised in the newpaper, Emmet tries to teach Elizabeth how to politely decline invitations, and Richard's encouraged to be forceful and executive on the golf course.

"How can a place look like this 50 years after the Blitz?"
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S4E2

COUNTRY RETREAT

Originally broadcast: 12 September 1993
Directed by: Christopher McCaw
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard's lack of interest in hats is put a down to a mid-life crisis, Rose announces that she's giving up her love life to write her memoirs, and Hyacinth gets carried away while looking for a little place in the country.

"That voice rips straight through me. She could remove people's socks with a voice like that."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S4E3

A CELEBRITY FOR THE BARBECUE

Originally broadcast: 19 September 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Daisy thinks Onslow has another woman when he starts staying out late, Richard finds a royal crested cereal when his cornflakes used to be, and Hyacinth invites a television 'celebrity' to an outdoors-indoors barbecue.

"I cannot abide people who run around making a meal out of their little social triumphs."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7

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S4E4

THE COMMODORE

Originally broadcast: 26 September 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth volunteers to collect a guest speaker from the station for the ladies' luncheon club, Rose persuades Onslow to help her out with her work, and Emmet finds out how Elizabeth feels when he break a cup.

"I used to think that a bad marriage was the worst thing that happened to me, but you can divorce wives. Where as there's no cure whatsoever for a singing neighbour."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 6

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S4E5

LOOKING AT PROPERTIES

Originally broadcast: 3 October 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Daddy gets picked up by the police while on sentry duty at the town hall, Elizabeth gets a shock when she drives Hyacinth out to the country, and Richard worries about his absence in the hunt for a country cottage.

"Don't forget this, sir. It's not loaded."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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S4E6

PLEASE MIND YOUR HEAD

Originally broadcast: 10 October 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard struggles to get comfortable in the new manor house apartment, Hyacinth wastes no time in inviting people to see the new place, and Emmet can't resist an opportunity to cause maximum embarrassment.

"There's every possibility that I might ride beautifully. The clothes fit."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S4E7

LET THERE BE LIGHT

Originally broadcast: 17 October 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard protests at being volunteered to fix the electrics at the church hall, a confused Daddy starts talking to a his long dead colonel again, and Hyacinth decides to wait in the car park to welcome an important guest.

"Leave him where he is. Let's see if the rent man can get past that."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6
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Keeping Up Appearances: Series 5 - Keeping Up Appearances

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

(1993)




SPECIAL

SEA FEVER

Originally broadcast: 26 December 1993
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth makes sure that everyone knows about her holiday on the QE2, a badly chosen alternative route to the docks leads to Copenhagen, and dreams of luxurious relaxation are ruined by a couple of stowaways.

"You'll pay for this, Richard Bucket! Bouquet!"
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10


CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

(1994)




SPECIAL

ANGEL GABRIEL BLUE

Originally broadcast: 25 December 1994
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth makes a nuisance of herself when she goes to order a new kitchen, Richard's told that he's not allowed to have a fungal infection, and Rose discovers that Daddy has rented out his bed to a stranger.

"No, you cannot have a number 41 with noodles instead of rice. Di I sound like the Green Lotus? What do you mean, sounds more like the Green Dragon?"
HOLY GODIVA 5 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 10


SERIES FIVE

(1995)
10 episodes
Series Score: 69
Episode Average: 6.90
Perfect 10's: 0
S5E1

THE SENIOR CITIZEN'S OUTING

Originally broadcast: 3 September 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth's insists on offering her services for a church outing to Great Yarmouth, Rose announces that Daddy has gone missing from his room again, and the vicar uses two troublesome pensioners to get his revenge.

"I didn't volunteers. With Hyacinth, one is conscripted."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S5E2

THE MAYOR'S FANCY DRESS BALL

Originally broadcast: 10 September 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Rose gets engaged to a Polish man whose name nobody can pronounce, Richard's sent to arrange invites for the Mayor's fancy dress ball, and Hyacinth makes it her mission to welcome a new neighbour to the area.

"Last year I went as Cleopatra. Richard went as Mark Antony. But quite frankly, he was something of a disappointment as a Roman. He never quite got control of his javelin."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S5E3

HYACINTH IS ALARMED

Originally broadcast: 17 September 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth wakes up excited about what she might get for her anniversary, Daddy refuses to sleep in his bedroom after seeing a ghostly figure, and news of another burglary at number 23 gets Richard out of trouble.

"If we have got a ghost, let's hope it's handy round the house."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 5
TOTAL: 9

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S5E4

RIPARIAN ENTERTAINMENTS

Originally broadcast: 24 September 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
A stroll in the country gives Hyacinth an idea for a waterside supper, Daddy gets busy with a hammer as he works on a secret invention, and a reluctant picnic party find themselves dragged to a not-so perfect spot.

"What a waste of sherry, all the trifles she could have made."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E5

SKIS

Originally broadcast: 1 October 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth buys Richard some skis for his birthday to put on top of the car, Rose decides that she needs to speak to the vicar about life after death, and two elderly sisters are given little choice when offered a lift.

"I'm not a toy, Dais. You've got to stop thinking of me as just a sexual object. I'm not just here for your amusement."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 2
TOTAL: 5

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S5E6

THE COUNTRY HOUSE SALE

Originally broadcast: 8 October 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Richard worries about how a country auction might impact on his wallet, Onslow's forced to face up to a mad old woman who has her sights on Daddy, and Hyacinth's map-reading skills give Emmet cause for hope.

"That was all right when I was young, Dais. But it can be a heck of a strain. The constant battle to remain attractive."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E7

THE BOY FRIEND

Originally broadcast: 15 October 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Onslow considers doing the garden after being served breakfast in bed, Richard lets slip about rehearsals for Emmet's latest musical production, and a medication mix-up sees Daddy guarding the house with a bayonet.

"Oh, no. It's no good. Even if I got to Greenland, I expect the first Eskimo I came across would be holding candlelight suppers."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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S5E8

A BARBECUE AT VIOLET'S

Originally broadcast: 22 October 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth decides to host a bon vivant buffet at her sister Violet's house, Rose wonders why Daddy has taken to standing in a bucket of manure, and the vicar gets into trouble for hiding in dark places with pretty girls.

"With a voice like yours, I'm surprised you even need a telephone."
HOLY GODIVA 2 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 6

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S5E9

THE ROLLS-ROYCE

Originally broadcast: 29 October 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth's furious when her floral arrangement only wins second prize, Rose announces that Daddy's expecting to go out to Africa for the day, and Richard's encouraged to borrow a Roll-Royce from a car dealership.

"When we get home, if you tell anybody that I was in the woods with your father looking for an elephant..."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8

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S5E10

THE HOSTESS

Originally broadcast: 5 November 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth can't wait to see her advertisement printed in the local paper, Daisy tries to remember one of Rose's many engagement parties, and Richard protests about having to play the role of reluctant secretary.

"32 years? Good heavens. Still, look on the bright side. You should be due for parole soon."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 7


CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

(1995)




SPECIAL

THE PAGEANT

Originally broadcast: 25 December 1995
Directed by: Harold Snoad
Written by: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth imposes herself on the organisation of an historical pageant, Daddy wakes everyone up when he decides to take dance lessons, and Daisy worries about Onslow's safety when he gets called up for war.

"The woman's impossible as a Bucket. Imagine what she's going to be like as a Queen. It seems such a shame that it was the poor old King who lost his head."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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HYACINTH
BUCKET

Played by Patricia Routledge
44 episodes (1990-1995)
in... The Pageant (1995)


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RICHARD
BUCKET

Played by Clive Swift
44 episodes (1990-1995)
in... The Toy Store (1991)


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DAISY

Played by Judy Cornwell
44 episodes (1990-1995)
in... The Boy Friend (1995)


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ONSLOW

Played by Geoffrey Hughes
44 episodes (1990-1995)
in... Problems with Relatives (1991)


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ROSE

Played by Shirley Stelfox
6 episodes (1990)
in... The New Vicar (1990)





ROSE

Played by Mary Millar
38 episodes (1991-1995)
in... Onslow's Birthday (1991)


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ELIZABETH
WARDEN

Played by Josephine Tewson
43 episodes (1990-1995)
in... What to Wear When Yachting (1992)

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EMMET
HAWSWORTH

Played by Geoffrey Hughes
37 episodes (1991-1995)
in... The Father Christmas Suit (1991)


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MICHAEL
THE VICAR

Played by Jeremy Gittens
19 episodes (1990-1995)
in... Singing for Emmet (1990)


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DADDY

Played by George Webb
15 episodes (1990-1995)
in... Looking at Properties (1993)


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THE VICAR'S
WIFE

Played by Marion Barron
11 episodes (1990-1995)
in... Singing for Emmet (1991)


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MICHAEL
THE POSTMAN

Played by David Janson
8 episodes (1992-1995)
in... Iron Age Remains (1992)


Others: Leo Dolan (2 episodes), Robert Packham (1 episode)
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THE
MILKMAN

Played by Robert Rawles
5 episodes (1990-1995)
in... Please Mind Your Head (1993)


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VIOLET

Played by Anna Dawson
4 episodes (1995)
in... Skis (1995)


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MRS. COUNCILLOR
NUGENT

Played by Charmian May
3 episodes (1990-1992)
in... Richard's New Hobby (1992)


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MAJOR
WILTON SMYTHE

Played by Peter Cellier
3 episodes (1990-1991)
in... Golfing with the Major (1991)


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A PREQUEL CREATED FOR THE BBC SITCOM SEASON



SPECIAL

(2016)



SPECIAL

YOUNG HYACINTH

Originally broadcast: 2 September 2016
Directed by: Sandy Johnson
Written by: Roy Clarke
HYACINTH
Played by Kerry Howard
DULCIE
Played by Debra Stephenson
CLAUDE
Played by Tony Gardner
DADDY
Played by Mark Addy
DAISY
Played by Katherine Pearce
ROSE
Played by Katie Redford
ERIC
Played by Thomas Pickles
VIOLET
Played by Tamla Kari
FREDDIE
Played by Tim Downie
WILLIAM
Played by James Wrighton
Daddy claims to love a woman who bought a pack of Wonder Cleaner, Violet's relationship with her married boss is met with disapproval, and Hyacinth can't hide her joy after speaking to a Lady on the telephone.

"We had a new auntie every few months. His bed has a bigger turnover than a baker's oven."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 1
TOTAL: 4
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British Comedy Collection
Hyacinth Bucket (Bouquet according to her) is a woman who tries to hide her humble beginnings in an effort to climb the social ladder. Her unfortunate husband gets nothing but sympathy from those who witness him being dragged helplessly along from one disaster to the next.

SERIES SCORES

Series 1: 7.50
Series 2: 7.40
Series 3: 6.71
Series 4: 6.86
Series 5: 6.90

FAVOURITE EPISODES

HOLY GODIVA
1. Sea Fever
(Special - 1993)

2. Angel Gabriel Blue
(Special - 1994)

3. What to Wear When Yachting
(Series 3, Episode 7 - 1992)

4. Driving Mrs. Fortescue
(Series 2, Episode 2 - 1991)

5. Please Mind Your Head
(Series 4, Episode 6 - 1993)

6. Hyacinth is Alarmed
(Series 5, Episode 3 - 1995)

7. The Rolls-Royce
(Series 5, Episode 9 - 1995)

8. Golfing with the Major
(Series 2, Episode 4 - 1991)

9. The Father Christmas Suit
(Special - 1991)

10. A Picnic for Daddy
(Series 2, Episode 10 - 1991)
ONION JACK
1. Sea Fever
(Special - 1993)

2. Angel Gabriel Blue
(Special - 1994)

3. Please Mind Your Head
(Series 4, Episode 6 - 1993)

4. What to Wear When Yachting
(Series 3, Episode 7 - 1992)

5. Driving Mrs. Fortescue
(Series 2, Episode 2 - 1991)

6. Hyacinth is Alarmed
(Series 5, Episode 3 - 1995)

7. Golfing with the Major
(Series 2, Episode 4 - 1991)

8. Riparian Entertainments
(Series 5, Episode 4 - 1995)

9. The Country House Sale
(Series 5 Episode 6 - 1995)

10. The Three-Piece Suite
(Series 2, Episode 9 - 1991)

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Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Aug 20 14:40
tis show has me literally laughing out loud every time I watch!

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