History Series / AreYouBeingServed

14th Oct '17 12:18:23 PM Sonicfan001
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SpotOfTea: All most every episode had some sort of reference to tea-- Tea breaks, putting the kettle on, tea at meetings, and even a tea trolley at one point.

to:

* SpotOfTea: All most Almost every episode had some sort of reference to tea-- Tea breaks, putting the kettle on, tea at meetings, and even a tea trolley at one point.
30th Sep '17 6:01:10 PM ryanasaurus0077
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* SkirtsAndLadders: Miss Brahms invokes this when refusing to climb a ladder to stock some boxes in Captain Peacock's presence.
-->'''Miss Brahms''': I'm not going up there with you down here!
30th Sep '17 12:12:31 PM danlansdowne
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BottleEpisode: More or less a "bottle series". Almost every episode limited the action to the sales floor, canteen, Mr. Rumbold's office, and sometimes Mr. Grace's office. Less frequent appearances were made by the boardroom and basement, with other sections of the store showing up once or twice (oftentimes the sales floor redressed).

to:

* BottleEpisode: More or less a "bottle series". Almost In the entire run, only three scenes were set outside the store, and almost every episode limited the action to the sales floor, canteen, Mr. Rumbold's office, and sometimes Mr. Grace's office. Less frequent appearances were made by the boardroom and basement, with other sections of the store showing up once or twice (oftentimes the sales floor redressed).
30th Sep '17 12:10:37 PM danlansdowne
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* BottleEpisode: More or less a "bottle series". Almost every episode limited the action to the sales floor, canteen, Mr. Rumbold's office, and sometimes Mr. Grace's office. Less frequent appearances were made by the boardroom and basement, with other sections of the store showing up once or twice (oftentimes the sales floor redressed).
30th Sep '17 11:42:51 AM danlansdowne
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* YoungerThanTheyLook: Nicholas Smith (Mr. Rumbold) played the part of a middle manager, but he was in reality only five months older than Trevor Bannister (Mr. Lucas), who portrayed a junior.

to:

* YoungerThanTheyLook: Nicholas Smith (Mr. Rumbold) played the part of a middle manager, manager who had served in the Second World War, but he was in reality only five months older than Trevor Bannister (Mr. Lucas), who portrayed a junior.junior who had been at school during the War.
30th Sep '17 11:32:22 AM danlansdowne
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the early seasons...
** The men's wear department was referred to as being on the first floor (like in the theme song) and the lifts only served the basement, ground, first, and second floors. A few seasons in and they were on the fourth floor.
** Mrs. Slocombe regularly showed signs she was infatuated with Mr. Lucas. It didn't last.
** The ladies' department was "Ladies' Intimate Apparel" - in other words, lingerie. The department gradually evolved to sell ladies' wear of all kinds.
30th Sep '17 11:20:04 AM danlansdowne
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheMovie: A movie was made where the cast take a holiday and hilarity ensues.

to:

* TheMovie: A movie was made where the cast take a holiday and hilarity ensues.ensues (some of it shamelessly [[RecycledScript recycled from the series]]).
26th Jul '17 9:01:28 PM YuriFan17
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* BellyDancer: In "Fire Practice", an Arab Emir wants to buy some trousers from Grace Brothers. After Captain Peacock refuses payment of a goat, then a handmade rug, the Emir offers a wife which Peacock also refuses. However when the woman takes off her burka and does a sensual belly dance, he's tempted to reconsider.
22nd Jul '17 5:41:22 PM ryanasaurus0077
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ManInAKilt: In "Camping In", Mr. Lucas deals with a Scottish customer who is predictably wearing a kilt and informs him that in Scotland, they measure the inside leg from the outside.
8th Jul '17 10:44:41 PM ecuvulle6267
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* {{Oktoberfest}}: During German Week the store staff is forced to wear lederhosen. Two of the cast get [[WhoWearsShortShorts very small, form fitting versions]]: [[FanService Miss Brahms]] and [[FanDisservice Mr Humphries]].
This list shows the last 10 events of 286. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Series.AreYouBeingServed