Absolutely Fabulous is a British sitcom written by and starring Jennifer Saunders, and co-starring Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha and June Whitfield. It was broadcast on the BBC from 1992 to 2005, and is popularly referred to as Ab Fab.
Last Episode06x03 Olympics Aired: Jul. 23, 2012
Series Finale: This is the final show (no, I really mean it this time) from this memorably wild and quirky series.
Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Everything: Happy New Year
Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy face a heavy day. Eddy is frantically preparing for her debut fashion…
Series Fun Facts
- The inspiration for casting Joanna Lumley as Patsy came from a sketch on "The Full Wax" (1991) in which Ruby Wax interviewed Lumley, where the actress (who had previously been seen as a prim…
[show]The inspiration for casting Joanna Lumley as Patsy came from a sketch on "The Full Wax" (1991) in which Ruby Wax interviewed Lumley, where the actress (who had previously been seen as a prim and proper English rose) played herself as a drunk, cocaine addicted washed up has-been.
- The series started out as a single sketch on French & Saunders (UK), entitled "The Modern Mother and Daughter".
- The cameo role of Patsy's sister Jackie Stone (based loosely on Jacqueline Kennedy) was originally intended for Charlotte Rampling but she declined. 'Kate OMara was cast instead.