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Keeping Up Appearances

Episode #114

Hyacinth has to intervene when she learns from her relatives 'on the other side of town' that Daddy has slipped out and run up a toy store bill that he cannot pay. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced "bouquet") goes to incredible lengths in her quest for perfection. Hers is a spick-and-span house. Her downtrodden husband, Richard (Clive Swift), acts as chauffeur in their immaculately kept car. Their permanently absent son has a superior name, Sheridan. Even the empty milk bottles sparkle on the doorstep after their obligatory rinse in the dishwasher. When it comes to snobbery, Hyacinth Bucket is in a class of her own.

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  • Episode #120

    According to Hyacinth, the one thing she cannot stand is snobbery. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #121

    Hyacinth has determined that Richard needs a hobby and plunks down a video camera before him. She admonishes him to go off and 'be artistic,' an instruction she will soon live to regret. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #122

    Hyacinth and Richard have been invited to a showing at an art gallery, and she hones up by reading books on art. Her polish stands to be stripped, however, when her father sneaks into the exhibit... [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #123

    The opportunity of spending the weekend on a cruiser thrills Hyacinth. She can occupy herself with purchasing the correct yachting gear for Richard and herself and in preparing a “nautical light... [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #124

    Hyacinth has decided that Richard will gain a high executive position with a local firm that has developed a vacancy in their ranks. Richard fancies neither the prospect of the job nor the plan... [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #125

    Hyacinth has volunteered to escort a retired Commodore from the train station to the Ladies’ Luncheon. She believes she will have just what it takes to ingratiate herself with such an old sea dog. [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #126

    Hyacinth volunteers Richard's services to help out the church hall where there is a problem with the lights. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #127

    The bee in Hyacinth’s bonnet is about buying a small cottage in the country as a weekend retreat. Richard learns that her idea of small does not match his. Hyacinth learns that the country life... [29 minutes] Closed Captioning

  • Episode #128

    Much to Richard's horror, Hyacinth decides to make another attempt at finding a weekend country home. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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