Are You Being Served? - Season 8

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Episode Guide

  • Roots?
    Roots?
    Episode 8
    12/24/81
    5.2
    The staff decides to obtain a coat-of-arms for Old Mr. Grace's 90th birthday, but problems arise when they're unable to figure out exactly from where his ancestors came.
  • The Erotic Dreams of Mrs. Slocombe
    5/28/81
    8.1
    Mrs. Slocombe has dreams in which she and Mr. Humphries become romantically embroiled. When she attempts to turn fantasy into reality, the situation becomes most difficult to handle.
  • Closed Circuit
    Closed Circuit
    Episode 6
    5/21/81
    7.5
    Grace Brothers has decided to enter the video age and display advertisements on closed circuit television throughout the store. Meanwhile, there is a new face in Menswear.
  • Heir Apparent
    Heir Apparent
    Episode 5
    5/7/81
    6.7
    Old Mr. Grace becomes convinced that Mr. Humphries is his long-lost son. Mrs. Humphries (also played by Mr. Inman) arrives and clears up the siuation.
  • Sit Out
    Sit Out
    Episode 4
    4/30/81
    8.1
    The staff goes on strike after being threatened with a pay cut or being moved to the bargain basement. They stage a protest on the roof which is interrupted by a fire.
  • Front Page Story
    Front Page Story
    Episode 3
    4/23/81
    6.5
    Mr. Humphries is made editor of the new staff magazine. The 1st Floor staff is not pleased with the stories he writes about them causing friction in the relations between floors.
  • A Personal Problem
    A Personal Problem
    Episode 2
    4/16/81
    6.7
    Captain Peacock's wife works at Grace Brothers, as Mr. Rumbold's secretary. He is intensely jealous and is absolutely convinced that the two of them are having an affair.
  • Is It Catching?
    Is It Catching?
    Episode 1
    4/9/81
    6.9
    The staff contracts a strange tropical illness, Marine's Disease, from Mr. Humphries. They are quarantined in the basement until the disease is past.