Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
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The Con (or, Pearls Mean Tears) 

First, Bertie is summoned to a seaside resort by Aunt Agatha, who has a suitable marriage candidate for him. It's just a coincidence that the pearls the young lady pledges as collateral for... See full summary »

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Philip Shelley ...
Biffy
Roger Brierley ...
Jane Downs ...
Liz Kettle ...
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Freddie (as John Duval)
Robert Aldous ...
Manager
Steph Bramwell ...
Thompson
Phillip Reader ...
Superintendent
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First, Bertie is summoned to a seaside resort by Aunt Agatha, who has a suitable marriage candidate for him. It's just a coincidence that the pearls the young lady pledges as collateral for a loan look exactly like the ones missing from Aunt Agatha's room ... or is it? Then, another of Bertie's friends winds up engaged to Honoria Glossop after misplacing the young lady he wanted to marry, and Jeeves is surprisingly unwilling to assist the friend in regaining his freedom. Written by mama.sylvia

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28 April 1991 (UK)  »

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Trivia

The hire car that Jeeves and Wooster arrive at the hotel from the train station in has the number plate PG 9441 See more »

Goofs

When Bertie is "buried" on the beach, his chest is moving up and down under the sand. Obviously a very thin layer of sand is covering him. See more »

Quotes

Bertie: Have you ever seen a floral clock, Jeeves?
Jeeves: I have not had that pleasure, sir.
Bertie: No, well, don't. Have nothing whatever to do with floral clocks. If a friend says, "Just one more floral clock can't do you any harm," be firm.
Jeeves: Did you have a pleasant afternoon, sir?
Bertie: You have a cruel streak, Jeeves. I hadn't realized it before. What blighter was it that invented the bicycle?
Jeeves: The first truly rideable machine was made by a Mr. Kirkpatrick MacMillan of Dumfriesshire in Scotland in 1839, I believe, sir.
Bertie: ...
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