In an attempt to get his attention, Daisy picks up a toy boy who, with any luck, will make Onslow jealous. Meanwhile, Hyacinth forces Elizabeth and Richard to help her organize the set up of a function at the church hall.

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Jeremy Gittins ...
Robert Rawles ...
Jeanne Mockford ...
Mrs East
Tricia Thorns ...
Mrs Dobson
Ian Burford ...
The neighbour
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The youth
Linda James ...
lady at Church
Pamela Abbott ...
lady at Church
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Hyacinth's detailed instructions make most people avoid her, even if that means ducking to the floor with some flimsy excuse. Patient neighbour Elizabeth, who claims one gets used to it, gets trough another coffee -backdoor, after gardening- but is terrified to help Richard carry the precious China to church hall for a guest speaker, where every room clears as soon as Hyacinth's arrival -the vicar sees her too late- is announced, yet her merciless comments flow unavoidably... Meanwhile Daisy 'borrows' Rose's sweet, cute 17 year-old biker ex, hoping to make Onslow jealous, but he only notices an additional source of free cigarettes, so hoping Richard can get the message trough the sisters pretend he sent for lazy bones... Written by KGF Vissers

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26 November 1990 (UK)  »

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Trivia

Johnny Lee Miller in an early non-speaking role as the boy toy, would go on to become a well known actor starring in the US series Elementary. See more »

Goofs

While Hyacinth is in the church hall with the vicar, she's told that someone outside is looking for Richard. She leaves the vicar in search of Richard. The scene changes to the outside, and there's the vicar, leading people singing a hymn. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hyacinth: You quite sure my milk went into a clean bottle?
[he shows her his hands]
Hyacinth: Very good. I *do* like a milkman with clean fingernails. You may bring an extra yoghurt tomorrow. You see how cleanliness pays.
The Milkman: An extra yoghurt. Wow! What flavour?
Hyacinth: Surprise me.
The Milkman: I'd love to.
Hyacinth: [a dog barks] There's that dreadful dog again. He's always coming into my garden and making gestures.
The Milkman: I can understand that.
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Soundtracks

To Be A Pilgrim (He Who Would Valiant Be)
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Lyrics by John Bunyan and Percy Dearmer
Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performed by Geoffrey Hughes and the church congregation
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