Keeping Up Appearances
Patricia Routledge stars as Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced boo-KAY), who is in a class of her own, so obsessed with etiquette and breeding that she goes to incredible lengths in her quest for perfection. In marked contrast: the rest of her family.
Keeping Up Appearances Previous Broadcasts
Rolls Royce (Episode #139)
KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 24, 2016 -- 8:00 PM
Hyacinth is stung to lose first prize at the local craft fair for "free style floral decoration of a table centerpiece." To make matters worse, the winner is one Lydia Hawksworth, a lady who once was objectionable at one of Hyacinth's candlelight suppers.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
Violet's B.B.Q. (Episode #138)
KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 8:00 PM
Although the musical for which she had auditioned is already fully cast, Hyacinth is convinced that Emmet is only too shy to offer her a part. She evolves a plan to pluck up his courage by inviting him to Violet's home for a "bon vivant buffet."
- KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
The Boyfriend (Episode #137)
KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 8:00 PM
Convinced that Emmet is too overawed by her personality to invite her to join the cast of a musical, Hyacinth invites Elizabeth and him for coffee. She then bursts into impromptu snatches of 1920s musicals.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 11, 2016 -- 2:00 AM