Written by Quotes : Who pinged Miss Featherstone's posterior? It is then decided that Mr. Slocombe, head of the Ladies, and Mr Grainger, head of the Gents, immediately come to loggerheads over control of the centre floor display. Grainger is worried about his annual performance to entertain the residents of an old people's home. Peacock who is guilty of philandering. Slocombe for the spin-off show, , in 1992. She also had work in radio and made her television debut in a live half-hour comedy show.
She thinks that she is a little girl and it is indeed hard for the rest of staff, who want to hide her behaviour from Mr. Grainger has not won anything. Mr Grainger refuses to take down his trousers and put Mrs Slocombe's underwear in its place. She frequently dyes her hair unusual colours such as lime green or orange. Rumbold get rid of the cameras. Humphries is accused of theft and Grace Brothers put him on trial. However, the majority of Mrs.
Grainger as Head of Men's Wear. However, it turns out that it is her cat that is expecting, and Mrs. But when the staff are all at the cinema which shows films of questionable taste and the film is about to be broadcast, there are some technical problems and the promotion is reduced to sound-only. Humphries should sell the perfume instead so he is then made to staff the stall. I love genre stuff, cartoons, old pretentious movies, crime dramas, Comedy Central pundits, and reality shows where people make things like clothes Project Runway and science experiments Mythbusters.
Grainger celebrates his 65th birthday, all the staff wonder whether he'll get the traditional that means he is being retired. Please tick to indicate that you understand the above and agree not to share any material from this version of Genome externally. To preserve their dignity, they choose the latter option, but very quickly find the subtle art of cookery quite challenging. Peacock played by arrives at the store, as does Miss Hazelwood's father, and an inquiry has to be held after both Mrs. The staff are so annoyed, they come into work late and hold a roof top protest. Humphries finds himself up to his neck with the gossip column, but his greatest challenge proves to be ensuring the staff bonuses by orchestrating a beauty contest with Miss Brahms as the ringer. This includes all the staff calling each other by their first names, dressing in their own clothes and background music.
Crying babies, a hideaway bed, plastic flowers and a beanbag all add to the misery. Of course, there's also the added poignancy of this being one of the last times we'd get to see Arthur Brough onscreen. This was written by , and when he became involved with series, he suggested Sugden for the role of Sandra's mother, Mrs Hutchinson. He showers his co-workers with gifts and his resignation letter reaches Mr. In the end, his reputation is upheld, but the gossip is a lot of fun while it lasts.
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. When she was four years old, she heard a woman reading a poem at a village concert making people laugh. While all episodes were in colour, the pilot had originally survived only in as a film transfer from the original colour source; however, it was restored into colour using the computer colour restoration technique and was aired on on 1 January 2010. Invaders in Miss Brahms's tent, Mr Grainger leaving his flap open and Captain Peacock wanting to share Mr Rumbold's bed all add to the hilarity of sleeping with colleagues. The other staff then agree to refuse to sign it, and when Mr.
Grace gets a young boy to decide which one of the staff will be Father Christmas. Slocombe has light pink and later creamy yellow hair in this episode. Filmed: 7 April 1977 Mr. It has to happen under the counter since Mr. Grainger of their decision he resigns first. The obsession soon drives her to alcoholism, and it is decided that to cure her Mr. The staff are asked to perform a radio show but they cannot agree on the plot.
And then they all get drunk. Wilberforce Humphries Miss Shirley Brahms Mr. Betty Slocombe is a fictional character from the show,. Grace's memoirs to show how he has affected all of their lives. Throughout the series, her husband was alluded to have either left Mrs. Grainger 25 pence for lost work for being late. If he gets the position, Captain Peacock will take over from him, and Mr.
In an unsuccessful revival of The Liver Birds 1996 , Sugden reprised her role as Mrs Hutchinson, despite being on at the time owing to her suffering from. When money then goes missing from the till, Mr. Slocombe accidentally knocks a plant pot off the window ledge which narrowly misses the Royal couple, who get back in their car and speed away from the scene as quickly as possible! The staff rehearse what to do if the Royal couple visit and on the day they all dress up in their finery and then watch them in the street below from Mr. The rest of the staff agree that he has to go, and when Mr. When the senior staff realise that they too could be included in the retirement scheme, desperate measures have to be taken.
With Captain Peacock acting as the prosecutor, Mrs. Sales of the perfume cut into the staff's commissions, and when they discover that the saleswoman is giving away freebies with every purchase, the staff come together and successfully sabotage the perfume stand. The staff want to get her back on the floor at all costs, especially when they discover she is to be replaced with the more-than-annoying Miss Featherstone. After seeing an old photograph of Mr. Grace announces that the cutbacks have been cancelled and that he is giving himself a three-day week instead. Grainger his old job back.