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
The Commodore (Episode #125)
KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
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.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
Golf Course (Episode #124)
KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth has decided that Richard will gain a high executive position with a local firm that has a vacancy in their ranks. Richard fancies neither the prospect of the job nor the plan Hyacinth has evolved for him meeting The Big Boss.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
Boat Trip (Episode #123)
KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
The opportunity of spending the weekend on a cruiser thrills Hyacinth. She occupies herself with purchasing the correct yachting gear for Richard and herself, and in preparing a "nautical light buffet" for family and friends on board.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
Art Gallery (Episode #122)
KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
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 and begins mingling with the art lovers.