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
Indoor/Outdoor Buffet (Episode #130)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth is desperate to keep up with the Barker-Finches, who have a bit of local fame at barbecue. She plans a super barbecue special complete with her own "celebrity," leaving Richard far from keen on the idea.
Compact Country (Episode #129)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
Hyacinth and Richard are spending their first day in their new country "retreat." It may be a grand address, but the accommodation they have secured for themselves is not so much "small" as "minute."
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 17, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
The Mansion (Episode #128)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
Much to Richard's horror, Hyacinth decides to make another attempt at finding a weekend country home. When a sudden problem involving Daddy demands Richard's attention, Hyacinth asks Elizabeth to help her find a suitable property.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 3:00 AM
Honeysuckle Cottage (Episode #127)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 2, 2014 -- 9:00 PM
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 is not quite as she thought.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 3:00 AM