Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping Up Appearances

1990 - 1995,
A housewife tries to maintain her social standing.

Episode Guide

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Hostess (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Hostess

    Hyacinth places an ad offering her services as an experienced hostess.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Rolls-Royce (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    The Rolls-Royce

    Hyacinth test drives a Rolls-Royce in her quest to put Lydia Hawksworth in her place.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Barbecue at Violet's (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    A Barbecue at Violet's

    Hyacinth is determined to star in an amateur musical production.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Boy Friend (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Boy Friend

    Hyacinth plans a casual audition after learning her neighbor Emmet is rehearsing an amateur production of "The Boyfriend.".

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Country House Sale (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Country House Sale

    With Hyacinth so excited about attending a country house sale, Richard is worried that she'll spend too much.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Skis (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:


    Hyacinth gives her husband Richard a surprise birthday present.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Riverside Picnic (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    A Riverside Picnic

    Hyacinth and Richard spend the day in the country, with unexpected results.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Hyacinth Is Alarmed (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Hyacinth Is Alarmed

    Richard tells Hyacinth that he had a new alarm installed as an anniversary present, only he's forgotten the code.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Mayor's Fancy Dress Ball (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Mayor's Fancy Dress Ball

    Hyacinth wants to go to the mayor's fancy-dress ball as Marie Antoinette.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Senior Citizens' Outing (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Senior Citizens' Outing

    Hyacinth volunteers to help take a group of senior citizens to the beach for a day.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Let There Be Light (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Let There Be Light

    Hyacinth volunteers Richard's services to fix the lights in the church hall.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Please Mind Your Head (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Please Mind Your Head

    Hyacinth and Richard spend their first night at their new country retreat.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Looking at Properties (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Looking at Properties

    Hyacinth takes another stab at finding a weekend home in the country -- this time without Richard's help.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Commodore (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Commodore

    Hyacinth volunteers to meet a retired commodore at the railway station and bring him to the Ladies Luncheon.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Celebrity for the Barbecue (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    A Celebrity for the Barbecue

    Hyacinth has ambitious plans as she prepares for a barbecue, including getting a celebrity.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Country Retreat (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Country Retreat

    Hyacinth wants to buy a cheap cottage in the country to use as a weekend retreat.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Job for Richard (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    A Job for Richard

    Richard is unhappy with Hyacinth's plan for him to get an executive position with a local company.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Angel Gabriel Blue (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Angel Gabriel Blue

    Hyacinth keeps busy planning a new kitchen and worrying that people will discover Richard has athlete's foot.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Angel Gabriel Blue: Part 2 (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Angel Gabriel Blue: Part 2

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Angel Gabriel Blue: Part 1 (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Angel Gabriel Blue: Part 1

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Sea Fever (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Sea Fever

    Hyacinth buys tickets for a holiday cruise aboard the QE2, not knowing that Onslow has won tickets for the same trip.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - What to Wear When Yachting (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    What to Wear When Yachting

    Hyacinth and Richard learn they don't know much about sailing while spending the weekend aboard a cruiser.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Art Exhibition (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Art Exhibition

    Hyacinth reads up on art after she and Richard are invited to an exhibition.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Richard's New Hobby (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Richard's New Hobby

    Hyacinth decides that Richard needs a hobby and buys him a video camera so that he can learn to be artistic.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - How to Go on Holiday Without Really Trying (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    How to Go on Holiday Without Really Trying

    Hyacinth and Richard pay a visit to a travel agent so Mrs. Bucket can "one-up" Delia Wheelright.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Violet's Country Cottage (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Violet's Country Cottage

    When Hyacinth spends a weekend at her sister's holiday cottage, she plans a barbecue for her rural retreat.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Iron Age Remains (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Iron Age Remains

    Hyacinth has her own plans for Richard's retirement, including trips into the countryside and to her sister's.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Early Retirement (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Early Retirement

    Now that he's retired, Richard has nowhere to hide from Hyacinth.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Father Christmas Suit (Season 2 Episode 72)
    Season 2 Episode 72:

    The Father Christmas Suit

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Picnic for Daddy (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    A Picnic for Daddy

    Hyacinth's plans to take her father on a picnic go awry when he takes the car.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Three Piece Suite (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Three Piece Suite

    Hyacinth awaits the delivery of a new suite of furniture, an exact replica of one in Sandringham House.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Toy Store (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Toy Store

    Hyacinth intervenes when Daddy slips out and runs up a hefty bill in a store's toy department.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Singing for Emmet (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Singing for Emmet

    Hyacinth tries to impress Emmet with her prowess as a singer.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Onslow's Birthday (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Onslow's Birthday

    Onslow's birthday celebration may come only once a year, but even that's too soon.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Problems With Relatives (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Problems With Relatives

    Hyacinth finds herself faced with one problem after another, all of which seem to center around her family.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Hyacinth Tees Off (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Hyacinth Tees Off

    Hyacinth and Richard spend the weekend at a golf resort, where they meet up with the Major and his wife.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Candlelight Supper (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Candlelight Supper

    Hyacinth plans one of her celebrated candlelight suppers in an attempt to impress Emmet.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Driving Mrs. Fortescue (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Driving Mrs. Fortescue

    Hyacinth is thrilled when wealthy Mrs. Fortescue asks her for a lift into town.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Strange Man (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    A Strange Man

    Hyacinth is appalled when she sees a strange man who has obviously spent the night at Liz's.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Sea Fever: Part 1 (Season 1 Episode 70)
    Season 1 Episode 70:

    Sea Fever: Part 1

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Christening (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Christening

    Hyacinth's hopes for a quiet family christening are disrupted when she realizes what sort of woman her niece has become.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Daisy's Toyboy (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Daisy's Toyboy

    Hyacinth's social standing is jeopardized at a church function when Daisy tries to make Onslow jealous.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - A Fate Worse than Senility (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    A Fate Worse than Senility

    Everyone is in shock when an eccentric woman moves into Daddy's bedroom, claiming to be his fiancée and the sisters' stepmother-to-be, and it's up to Hyacinth to break up the insane engagement and get rid of the woman for good.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Stately Home (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Stately Home

    Hyacinth anticipates soaking up a little culture at her favorite stately home.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The New Vicar (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The New Vicar

    When Hyacinth invites the new vicar to tea, she organizes the event down to the last sugar cube.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Daddy's Accident (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Daddy's Accident

    Hyacinth's father has an accident on his bicycle while chasing the milkwoman.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Sea Fever: Part 2 (Season 1)
    Season 1:

    Sea Fever: Part 2

  • Keeping Up Appearances - Christmas Special 1991 (Special)

    Christmas Special 1991

    Hyacinth decides that Richard should play Father Christmas at the church and hand out presents to the senior citizens.

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The Pageant (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    The Pageant

    Hyacinth organizes and directs a pageant called "Our Town in the Civil War.".

  • Keeping Up Appearances - The New Vicar (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    The New Vicar

    Cuando Hyacinth invita al nuevo párroco a merendar, ella organiza el evento cuidando cada detalle.