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
Hostess Advert (Episode #140)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth may yet become the Barbara Cortland of the West Midland social scene. She aims to advise and educate the nation on gracious living, lit incandescently by their own candlelight suppers.
- KQED Plus: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
Rolls Royce (Episode #139)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 22, 2013 -- 9:00 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: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
Violet's B.B.Q. (Episode #138)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 15, 2013 -- 9:00 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: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
The Boyfriend (Episode #137)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 9:00 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: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
Ladies Luncheon (Episode #105)
KQED Plus: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 9:01 PM
Hyacinth's social standing at a church function is jeopardized when Daisy tries to encourage Onslow to become more ardent.
- KQED Plus: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 3:01 AM