Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 1990
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
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Keeping Up Appearances (UK)

Patricia Routledge plays Hyacinth Bucket, a woman who pretends to be upper-class but isn't. To align herself with Britain's top ten percent, Hyacinth insists her surname is pronounced "bouquet." Her attention to cleanliness, candlelight suppers, and a desire to sing gives pain to her husband Richard and their neighbors.

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TV Special: The Pageant Aired: Dec. 25, 1995

Hyacinth and Richard arrive at the Church hall as Hyacinth organizes a Pageant based on the English Civil War, with herself as Queen Henrietta …

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The show had 5 seasons and 44 episodes air between 1990 and 1995.

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  • Shirley Stelfox played Rose when the show first started in 1990.
  • Goof (continuity error): This is the second episode in which Richard falls off a ladder at Daisy and Onslow's house while trying to look through the window. However, it is supposed to be…
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    Goof (continuity error): This is the second episode in which Richard falls off a ladder at Daisy and Onslow's house while trying to look through the window. However, it is supposed to be Daddy's room that he is looking in, and in the previous episode when he looked through the same window via the ladder, it was said to be Rose's room within.
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  • During the first series of Keeping Up Appearances, the kitchen counter tops are a darker color but from Series 2 onward they are light in color.
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