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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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The name of the department store was "Grace Bros" (or "Grace Brothers"). The film's first act is set here which is the regular setting of both the movie's source stage play and television series Are You Being Served? (1972). See more »

Goofs

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

Don Carlos Bernardo: Ah.
[snaps his fingers]
Don Carlos Bernardo: Of course. Tentyhouses! Oh, my English spelling is so bad. Whenever I'm wanting 'T' I'm having a 'P'.
Mr. Wilberforce Clayborne Humphries: Remind me to stick to coffee.
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Spun-off from Are You Being Served? (1972) See more »

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Music by Francisco Tárrega
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Another failed attempt to translate a successful TV comedy to the big screen
24 July 2002 | by (Peterborough, England) – See all my reviews

For some reason British sitcoms do not weather the translation to the big screen well. Many classic series have suffered from this problem ("Steptoe & Son", "Rising Damp", "Till Death Us Do Part" etc etc). None suffered worse than "Are You Being Served". Plagued by a weak Script, Sloppy directing & a cast who simply seemed to be embarrassed by the whole experience, it just plain isn't funny.


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