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Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
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Keeping Up Appearances (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke for the BBC. Centred on the life of eccentric, social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, the sitcom follows her obsessive and determined attempts to impress in middle class society and portray herself as more affluent than she truly is. The show stars Patricia Routledge, who received two BAFTA nominations for her performance as Hyacinth. Broadcast between 1990 and 1995 on BBC One, the sitcom spawned five series and 44 episodes—4 of which are Christmas specials. Keeping Up Appearances was a great success in the UK and also captivated a large audience in the US, Canada, and Australia, but production ceased in 1995 when Routledge wanted to move on to other projects. Since its original release, all five series—including Christmas specials—are available on DVD. In 2004, the sitcom was ranked 12th in the countdown of Britain's Best Sitcom. It is regularly repeated worldwide.
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: snob, family relations, couple relations, rich and poor, parents and children, ambition, against the odds, blind ambition, social differences, society, couples, working class, lifestyle, upscale, siblings relations, social climbing, eccentric family, low lives, power relations, bouquet, telephone, sister sister relationship, marriage, social climber, hypocrite ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe

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Jeeves and Wooster (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
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Story: Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories. The series was a collaboration between Brian Eastman of Picture Partnership Productions and Granada Television. It ...
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Fawlty Towers (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the ...
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Blandings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P.G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders and Mark Williams. The ...
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You Rang, M'Lord? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Hebburn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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TV show
Story: 2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally ...
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy
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TV show
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Duration: 30 min.
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Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
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Audience: date night
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