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Oct. 1990
30 min.
BBC One TV Network

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Keeping Up Appearances (UK) - 02x02 Driving Mrs. Fortescue

2x02 Driving Mrs. Fortescue

First Aired: Sep. 08, 1991 on BBC One
Summary: Hyacinth is bestowed with the honour of driving Mrs. Fortescue (she's practically aristocracy!) into town. Rose, in the meantime, is having trouble with yet another lover and is determined to confront him.

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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Richard played by Clive Swift
Mrs. Fortescue played by Jean Anderson
The pub customer played by Len Lowe
The neighbour played by Michael Burrell

Episode Quotes

Richard: [outside the pub Mrs. Fortescue just went into] Isn't that Onslow's bicycle?
Hyacinth: Oh goody. Yes, why not? Let it be Onslow's bicycle.
Hyacinth: Watch the cyclist.
Richard: I'm watching the cyclist.
Hyacinth: She shouldn't be riding a bicycle wearing skirts as short as that.
Hyacinth: [Richard is looking over to the side] Keep your eyes on the road, dear.
Richard: [looking in the rear-view mirror] But you just told me to watch the cyclist.
Hyacinth: Just watch the road.
Hyacinth: Now, conversation: what do you usually talk about in the car?
Richard: Well, I think you'll find that usually you talk and I listen.
Hyacinth: [pause] Then let's not tamper with a winning system.


  • Goof (continuity error): When Richard parks his car in front of the pub the right side of the car is over the line. The next time you see the car it is within it's lines.
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