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The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip to Costa Plonka while the department is being remodeled.

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When Grace Brothers closes for redecoration, Young Mr. Grace send the staff on holiday to Costa Plonka, where they find themselves in the middle of a revolution. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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Although most were experienced film-actors, the cast found it odd to shoot without the feedback from a studio audience that they enjoyed whilst recording at the BBC. See more »

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During evening meal, all the Grace Bros staff needed to use the lavatory - only Mrs Slocombe and Captain Peacock actually DID use it. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Beverley Harman: What do you want - India Tea powder, or China Tea Powder?
Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold: What tastes most like the label on the packet?
Mr. Beverley Harman: The actual packet! Look, there's not point being fussy
[rips a packet open and pours the powder into the cup of hot water on Rumbold's desk]
Mr. Beverley Harman: Here, have the Indian!
Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold: Arn't I supposed to leave it for 2 minuttes to brew?
Mr. Beverley Harman: I shouldn't do that - it'll take the pattern off the cup!
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References The Guns of Navarone (1961) See more »

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Are You Being Served?
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Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst
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I like them better behind their store counters!
27 December 1999 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

As a fan of the wonderful Britcom, I searched and searched for a copy of this movie. When I finally found it, I was disappointed. I like the characters much better in the store -- they just don't do well outside of Grace Brothers. It was a bit dull that many of the jokes were pulled from the TV shows (e.g. the "Dear Sexy Knickers ..." note; Mrs. Slocombe making offensive noises while blowing up her air mattress, etc.) and the ending was an abrupt letdown. Still a worthwhile watch for any fan of the show, but don't expect a lot.


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