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.
Richard's Ailment (1994 Christmas Special) (#143) Duration: 48:26 TVPG
Hyacinth has been very busy planning a new kitchen (a process which includes asking the Vicar whether a worktop color described as "Angel Gabriel Blue" is accurate). She becomes busier still when Daisy tells her that someone has been found in Daddy's bed - and it isn't Daddy!
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QE2 (1993 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL) (#142) Duration: 58:10 TVPG
Hyacinth buys tickets for a holiday cruise on the QE2, looking forward to making acquaintances with the better class of person that one meets in such circumstances. Little does she know that Onslow has won tickets for that very same trip.
Father Christmas (1991 Christmas Special) (#141) Duration: 29:20 TVG
Hyacinth roars into the Christmas season. She manages to get poor Richard into a Father Christmas outfit but then has to confront a very drunken Daddy, who is making passes at the parish ladies in the church rectory. To make matters worse, there is a case of mistaken identity that culminates with her kissing under the mistletoe with a most unexpected partner.
Going to Daisy's (#104) Duration: 29:12
Hyacinth is at her wit's end, what with the charity shop, Councilor Nugent, Rose's love life and her Daddy! Can she cope?