Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness.
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 Edina (39 episodes, 1992-2012)
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 Patsy (39 episodes, 1992-2012)
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 Saffron (39 episodes, 1992-2012)
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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Sin is in, sweetie.

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The inspiration for casting Joanna Lumley as Patsy came from a sketch on The Full Wax (1991) in which Ruby Wax interviewed Lumley, where the actress (who had previously been seen as a prim and proper English rose) played herself as a drunk, cocaine addicted washed up has-been. See more »

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Eddie: All right, time for another little drinkie before we go?
Saffie: Where are you going?
Eddie: New York.
Saffie: I didn't think they let people with convictions in.
Eddie: Darling, it's not a conviction.
Patsy: Just a firm belief.
Eddie: Yes.
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At the end of series four's credits, a clip of David Bowie singing "Ziggy Stardust" has been inserted. See more »

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Featured in It's Your New Year's Eve Party (2001) See more »

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This Wheel's On Fire
Written by Bob Dylan and Rick Danko
Performed by Julie Driscoll and Adrian Edmondson
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Absolutely Fabulous it will always be!
28 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Absolutely fabulous is exactly what the title says. i didn't start watching until the third series but as soon as i saw one episode i was hooked. I bought every single series and they are all fantastic and no matter how many times i watch them they never fail to make me laugh. I really enjoy seeing the various ways Patsy and Edina can walk up Eddie's stairs and come down them! And the way they both get out of their cars!


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