While checking out property Richard gets stuck in an attic and Hyacinth is chased by some sheep. Hughes provided the voice of Paul McCartney in the animated film Yellow Submarine (1968), and rose to fame for … The second series was broadcast on Sunday nights at 7:15 pm. When she arrives it turns out that he has 'escaped' from Daisy and Onslow’s house by climbing down a drainpipe dressed as "Captain Midnight"! Later the house-proud lady prepares for a guest, but Rose’s latest boyfriend’s dog parks itself on her driveway. When Hyacinth realises that her family is there, she fears for her social standing. Clive Swift reprised his role as Richard recording a narrative to compensate for the lack of images. Hyacinth hires a Father Christmas outfit for Richard to wear when distributing gifts to the old people at the Church Hall. For her summer entertaining, Hyacinth has decided to host an elaborate indoors-outdoors luxury barbecue with finger buffet and she's determined to get a local celebrity as a guest, hoping to one-up those Barker-Finch neighbours! Richard is terrified to wake up to Hyacinth smiling at him and even more terrified when he realises he's forgotten their wedding anniversary. Meanwhile, Daddy has a new Polish girlfriend, "Mrs Thing". Hyacinth and Richard spend time in their very small apartment in the countryside. These two events will likely collide at some point, creating another social disaster. Hyacinth drags Richard off to a day at Carldon Hall, their local country stately home — but decides to visit her father first. Sitcom about a snobbish, upwardly mobile housewife and her long-suffering husband. Hyacinth’s preparations to visit an art exhibition are thrown off-course when Daddy goes off to join the Foreign Legion. Hyacinth is plagued by a stranger in father's bed and Richard develops a fungal infection. The second, "Life Lessons from Onslow", was released exclusively on DVD in the United States via BBC Video on 9 September 2008. Alternate episode … Sitcom with social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket and her long-suffering husband Richard. Keeping Up Appearances (henceforth KUA) has been part of the WILL-TV lineup for a long time. Later Emmet’s head gets stuck in the ceiling after Elizabeth spills her ice-cold lemonade on him, as Hyacinth’s other invited guests arrive. Note: Final appearance of Shirley Stelfox as Rose. In Keeping Up Appearances he appeared in more than 40 episodes as Richard Bucket, husband of Patricia Routledge’s social climber Hyacinth. Note: Elizabeth and Emmet do not appear in this episode. Her father was a haberdasher, and, during WWII, the family lived weeks at a time in … Hyacinth prepares for the Mayor’s fancy dress ball and is also on a mission to impress the new neighbours, a few streets away, but she’s greatly displeased with the costumes Richard hires for them. Before leaving, she has to send Richard to get Daddy out. Adding to her dilemma are the amorous intentions of the Major. I believe Keeping up Appearances was not recommissioned rather than them creating an episode to finish the story (like one foot in the grave did with him dieing). The fifth series was broadcast on Sunday nights at 8:30 pm. Things go even more wrong when Hyacinth’s father throws a bucket of horse manure on the buffet after it catches fire. In the end Hyacinth comes away with several bottles of "the Dowager Lady Ursula's homemade gooseberry wine" and gets drunk. George Augustus Webb (6 March 1912 – 30 December 1998) was a British actor, best known for television, including his role as "Daddy", the father of snooty Hyacinth Bucket in the sitcom Keeping Up Appearances… Hyacinth and Richard then visit the stately home. A complete collection was released on 8 October 2007. A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and … Hyacinth invites Elizabeth and Emmet for afternoon cucumber sandwiches, but bump into them on their way there and Hyacinth tries to give the impression that she can ride a horse. It sees Onslow present lessons for life when hosting an Open University programme, by showing various moments from the Keeping Up Appearances show. Hyacinth and Richard prepare for their luxury stay on the QE2. The man turns out to be Elizabeth’s brother Emmet, who lost his home in a messy divorce and has moved in with his sister. Hyacinth and Richard arrive at the church hall as Hyacinth organises a pageant based on the English Civil War, with herself as Queen Henrietta Maria and Richard as Charles I. She is portrayed by two actresses: Shirley Stelfox in series one, and the late Mary Millar from series … Daddy has ended up at the toy store dressed as an astronaut and is "improving" a few toys with the help of a screwdriver: total cost 235 quid. Hyacinth urges Richard to "borrow" a Rolls Royce from a dealership to impress one of her society rivals and a test drive of a luxury vehicle leads them to a country hotel in Wiltshire, where Hyacinth gets attention for the wrong reasons. Geoffrey Hughes DL (2 February 1944 – 27 July 2012) was an English actor. Hyacinth arranges a special picnic for Daddy, but things go awry when the senile old man decides to drive the Buckets’ car away, resulting in a car chase between him and the rest of the family. The pair head off into the country in search of Iron Age remains. The programme consists of 44 episodes, including four Christmas specials. She sends Richard (heavily disguised) to retrieve him while she goes to look at country properties with Elizabeth, but Richard is terrified that she'll get carried away and buy something they cannot afford. Read about our approach to external linking. Meanwhile, Daddy is dancing the tango with a man.  The 1994 Christmas special was broadcast on Sunday evening at 5:25 pm.. Hyacinth is in the full Christmas spirit with 112 Christmas cards, and counting. Meanwhile, a Mrs Braddock has commandeered Onslow’s car and is impersonating his dog, which has gone missing. With Patricia Routledge, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Hughes, Judy Cornwell. The Buckets search for "a little place in the country", but what Hyacinth really wants is something large and impressive. Below is a table showing the different names that various episodes have on different sources. In an attempt to make Onslow jealous, Daisy tries to convince him that she’s found herself a 17-year-old "toyboy," but he doesn’t seem to notice. David Griffin, Actor: Keeping Up Appearances. Meanwhile, a freshly-dumped Rose locks herself in her room and calls for the vicar. Hyacinth decides that Richard should dress up as Father Christmas for the Church Hall. , "Keeping Up Appearances: Life Lessons from Onslow DVD", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Keeping_Up_Appearances_episodes&oldid=997924594, Articles with dead external links from December 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "How to Go on Holiday Without Really Trying", This page was last edited on 2 January 2021, at 22:28. These were released with the 2006 boxset. She gets more than she bargained for when the mischievous vicar assigns her an amorous old Italian and a motion-sickness-prone woman, as well as the long-suffering Elizabeth and Richard who is driving the minibus. As usual her plans of perfection are shattered, this time because a dredger dumps dirt in her chosen location. 4 December 1935) who insists that … delivered (and making Mrs Barker-Finch jealous. Rose Walton is a fictional character in the British sitcom Keeping Up Appearances. This episode sees Hyacinth learn that her Daddy is in hospital after falling off his bicycle (nude, chasing the milkwoman). , 1The Series Three and Four Boxset did not include the 1993 and 1994 Christmas specials. Hyacinth and Richard drive the wealthy Mrs Fortescue, a brash and sharp-tongued woman "whose sister married a baronet", into town. Hyacinth’s sister Daisy and her husband Onslow drop in - while Hyacinth has the vicar and his wife to tea - to announce that Daddy has run away with a gypsy! Bruce and Violet make a cameo first appearance, although they're played by uncredited actors. When Hyacinth finally finds Daddy he’s holding a sign that reads "If you love me let me know" outside the home of his latest romantic interest. Meanwhile Hyacinth’s Daddy is a naturist. A short special was produced for Children in Need and broadcast on 24 November 1995. Hyacinth’s brother-in-law Bruce is stuck up a tree and Daddy goes to the register office to be married. Recommend 3 of your favorite tv sitcoms ? Hyacinth organises a 'waterside supper with riparian entertainment', much to the despair of those she invites, which consists of Elizabeth, Emmet, the vicar and his wife. Rose and her latest boyfriend help hunt for him, not realising that their suggestive conversation is being broadcast throughout the neighbourhood. In the final episode of series two, the old man steals Richard's car, resulting in a car chase between Hyacinth's Daddy and Onslow, who the rest of the family, including Hyacinth, are in the car with. Benedict on the television several times, so tries to make him come to her barbecue. Note: This episode was watched by 16.73 million viewers. , Two compilation specials were produced; the first, "The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket", was broadcast on 20 March 1997 and sees Daisy discovers a manuscript of Hyacinth's memoirs amongst some things she loaned her, prompting Daisy and Onslow to look back at some of the funniest moments from the show. In an attempt to impress Bunty, the lady from the manor house, Hyacinth drinks a bit too much and gets carried away with the summer spirit while Richard searches for Bunty’s dog and encounters her husband Dorian. We are introduced to the prim and proper Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet), Hyacinth’s long-suffering husband Richard and her less-than-socially-acceptable extended family. In 1998, the BBC released three episodes of the show: "A Job for Richard", "Country Retreat" and "Sea Fever" on audio cassette. Against his will, Richard puts it on, but after one too many sherries with Emmet, Elizabeth must don the outfit and pretend to be him, but as usual, disaster strikes. …  The 1991 Christmas special was broadcast on Wednesday night at 8:50 pm.. Keeping up Appearances, series 1 (all episodes). She's giving Daisy and Onslow her old suite, provided that they pick it up themselves. Her plans backfire when a short-skirted Rose turns up followed by two aggressive men who fight on the doorstep. Councillor Nugent arrives to return some unsuitable underwear donations to the donor: Rose. During their search an old farmer with a speech impediment takes a liking to her, but his wife isn’t so friendly. Keeping Up Appearances Episodes Episode guide. Jeremy Gittins, Actor: Doctor Who. But the journey … Hyacinth switches on her sailing persona when volunteering to collect a guest-speaker Commodore from a railway station. Hyacinth borrows Violet and Bruce’s luxury cottage for the weekend and prepares a barbecue. Patricia Routledge, Actress: Keeping Up Appearances. The programme consists of 44 episodes… Traffic problems, a muddy field and too much luggage result in a disastrous start to the holiday: they are too late to board the ship at Southampton and it leaves without them. The show, which was created … Now that Richard is retired, Hyacinth decides to expand their knowledge of local history. Good morning, Emmet! Needing Violet and Bruce’s roof-rack, the Buckets head off to Violet’s luxury home, picking up two neighbours along the way and arriving to find Violet and Bruce arguing. After deciding on a better idea, Hyacinth finds that most of the female guests have exactly the same costume she has. . The show's protagonist, played by Patricia Routledge, is the social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket (née Walton; b. All is well until Onslow and Daisy turn up unexpectedly to collect Rose, who has spent an amorous weekend with a Mr Smith in Room 210. Meanwhile Rose is engaged to a Polish man whose name she can’t pronounce. The first series was broadcast on Monday nights at 8:30 pm.. Emmet is enraged when Hyacinth ends up rehearsing a performance for the old people at the Church Hall with him and a tranquilised Rose arrives at the scene wanting to become a nun. December 17, 2020; Uncategorized; 0 Comments To make matters worse, a lovelorn Rose arrives to talk to the vicar about her own funeral. 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