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.
Anniversary Alarm (#133) Duration: 29:18 TVPG
Hyacinth is in a sunny disposition, which mystifies Richard. The real horror of his situation dawns on him when he realizes that he has forgotten their anniversary and that Hyacinth is beaming in anticipation of a gift, which he has not bought her.
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Riparian Entertainment (#134) Duration: 29:14 TVPG
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."
Richard's Birthday (#135) Duration: 29:17 TVPG
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.
Dame Ursula's Wine (#136) Duration: 29:09 TVPG
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.