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Absolutely Fabulous 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (1992–2012)
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The wild misadventures of Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy Stone, who live in a near-constant haze of drugged, drunken selfishness.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jennifer Saunders ...  Edina 39 episodes, 1992-2012
Joanna Lumley ...  Patsy 39 episodes, 1992-2012
Julia Sawalha ...  Saffron 39 episodes, 1992-2012
June Whitfield ...  Mother 36 episodes, 1992-2012
Jane Horrocks ...  Bubble / ... 32 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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Comedy

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Official Sites:

BBC Online

Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

24 July 1994 (USA) See more »

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Absolutely Fabulous See more »

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(24 episodes) | (2 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Ruby Wax, the show's script editor, later revealed that Jennifer Saunders would write the script the evening before filming, and the only time Saunders produced an entire script was for the pilot episode, which she had written in pencil in a textbook. See more »

Quotes

Bubble: Black matter is dragging us all towards eternal dalmatian... And before long we will all be cloned and turned into sheep. So, to avoid this fate, I am being picked up by a spaceship that is hidden in the tail of an approaching comet.
[doorbell rings]
Bubble: That'll be them buzzing now.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of series four's credits, a clip of David Bowie singing "Ziggy Stardust" has been inserted. See more »

Alternate Versions

A few scenes were omitted from US versions of episode #5.05 "Birthin'" that revolved around Katey Grin's "Chicago" antics. The full versions have only been seen in the U.K, and weren't even put in the DVD set. See more »

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Referenced in The Chase Australia: Episode #2.24 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

This Wheel's On Fire
Written by Bob Dylan and Rick Danko
Performed by Debbie Harry (as Deborah Harry) and Adrian Edmondson
(Series 5 Theme Song)
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Ab Fab is Ab Fab, Sweetie
1 April 2003 | by kseemoeSee all my reviews

This series appeals to old & young, male & female, gay & straight -- each episode needs to be watched several times (at least by me) to get all the hilarious bits of business. There was a "New York" episode on Comedy Central a month or so back, not sure if it was a special or season 5?? Anyway, any episode is sure to please....


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