Absolutely Fabulous

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Season 1, Ep 6, Aired 12/17/92
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  • Episode Description
  • Patsy actually visits her place of work, a fashion magazine where she is the 'Executive Fashion Director'. She takes on the job of organising a fashion piece for a morning television show but when all the models drop out and refuse to wear the clothes, Patsy is forced to suck up to Saffy and Mother to get them to appear on the show. Meanwhile, Edina has a date with long-lost boyfriend Hamish.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jane Horrocks

    Bubble

  • Joanna Lumley

    Patricia "Patsy" Stone

  • Jennifer Saunders

    Edina "Eddy" Monsoon

  • Julia Sawalha

    Saffron "Saffy" Monsoon

  • June Whitfield

    Mother

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Saffy (about Patsy's job): You're not telling me she's actually good at something? Edina: No darling, she slept with the publisher. Patsy: And I'm bloody good at it.

    • Patsy: I'm going into my office. Edina: Your... Patsy: ...Office. Edina: The magazine, darling? Is that still there?

    • Eddie: Patsy's an insomniac, darling. Saffy: More like a living dead.

    • Eddie (about Patsy): She can't go back to her flat until it's been fumigated. Saffy: Why not? I thought sniffing chemicals is what she did best.

    • Patsy: You might dress like a Christian, but the similarity ends there.

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    Notes (1)

    • This episode was meant to be 5th, but last minute changes made it sixth. It was also known when this episode aired, the series would be back for a second season.

    Trivia (3)

    • This is the only episode to star Dawn French, who played Saffy in the original sketch on the French and Saunders show.

    • When Patsy tells Saffy her story, there aren't any DNA models within reach. When the flashback ends, she's suddenly playing with one.

    • A couple of the flowers get rearranged on Patsy's desk between takes.

    Allusions (1)

    • A model of the Starship Enterprise from “Star Trek” can be seen in Saffy's room in this episode. “Star Trek” collectively refers to six science fiction television series spanning 726 episodes, ten motion pictures, and hundreds of novels, video games, and other works of fiction all set within the same fictional universe created by Gene Roddenberry in the early- to mid-1960s. Star Trek — along with Star Wars — is one of the most popular names in the history of science fiction entertainment, and one of the most popular franchises in television history.

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