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
Dame Ursula's Wine (Episode #136)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 9:01 PM
Hyacinth is most excited about attending a country house sale and "mingling with the aristocracy." Richard immediately loses sleep at the prospect of Hyacinth in a position to easily go well beyond their spending limits.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 3:01 AM
Richard's Birthday (Episode #135)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth has decided instead of her usual gift to Richard of slippers that he should receive skis instead. When Richard protests that he has no intention of taking up the sport, Hyacinth responds that he can cultivate the correct image by strapping them atop the car and driving about with them occasionally.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
Riparian Entertainment (Episode #134)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 9:01 PM
While walking by an idyllic riverbank with Richard, Hyacinth comes up with one of her most ambitious plans. "I shall hold a riverside picnic equally as graceful as one of my candlelight suppers."
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 3:01 AM