Are You Being Served? - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • It Pays to Advertise
    4/8/77
    8.8
    The staff stars in a TV commercial for Grace Brothers, produced by Mr. Humphries. Could Mr. Grace's cheapness be the reason for using his staff in such fashion?
  • Goodbye Mr. Grainger
    4/1/77
    7.9
    Mr. Grainger's temper has become extremely short. The staff, in a private meeting with Mr. Rumbold, decides he must go. However, when he wins the lottery, his bad mood vanishes and he makes his peace with the staff and stays on.
  • Take-Over
    Take-Over
    Episode 5
    3/25/77
    8.6
    The staff prevents another firm's hostile takeover of Grace Brothers by impersonating the shareholders. Mr. Harman gives a rousing speech, and Grace Brothers is saved.
  • The Old Order Changes
    3/18/77
    8.1
    Young Mr. Grace returns from a trip to the U.S. with a host of new sales techniques that he is eager to implement.
  • Founder's Day
    Founder's Day
    Episode 3
    3/11/77
    8.4
    To celebrate Mr. Grace's 80th birthday, the staff organizes This is Your Department, a spoof of "This is Your Life".
  • A Change Is as Good as a Rest
    3/4/77
    9.3
    When Mr. Grace announces that he plans on temporarily reorganizing the departments, the staff are indignant, but find that work can be a lot of fun...if you're working in the toy department.
  • Mrs. Slocombe Expects
    2/25/77
    9.1
    The staff has kittens when Mrs. Slocombe announces she's expecting a happy event, but it turns out that it's merely her cat that's pregnant; when she refuses to leave Tiddles unattended, she braves the ire of Captain Peacock by smuggling the cat into the ladies' fitting room.