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aired: Wed, Dec 24, 2003
Patsy hates Christmas and refuses to acknowledge its existence. Unfortunately Eddie has plans this year and for the very first time, she wants to stay at home with Saffy and her grand daughter. All of this Christmas spirit is too much for Patsy and she finds herself in a downward spiral.
aired: Fri, Nov 28, 2003
Baby Jane's crying is driving Eddy nuts. Saffy isn't finding much joy in her new motherhood either. But help is at hand in the unexpected form of Patsy. Unbeknownst to Saffy, Patsy has found Jane a modelling assignment. Now if Saffy can just be persuaded to leave the house with John.
aired: Fri, Nov 14, 2003
Eddy has rekindled her relationship with childhood sweetheart Pete. He's an engineer at Abbey Road studios and has found some lost Beatles recordings. In order to trumpet the discovery Eddy wants to throw a listening party. Elton John is of course invited.
aired: Fri, Nov 7, 2003
It's a big night for Patsy. She's about to host the Style Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. Patsy has acquired some exclusive Huki Muki gear for the occasion. Saffy having reached blimp-size is about to go into labor and opts for a home birth. But her waters break at an unfortunate moment.
Huntin' Shootin' & Fishin'
aired: Fri, Oct 31, 2003
Eddy is off on a weekend of adventous pursuits in the country with Patsy. They are disappointed to find that hunting and killing small animals is off the menu. Meanwhile Saffy is at home hanging out with her girlfriends - Emma and Sarah. But Sarah starts to display an unhealthy interest in Emma's fame.
aired: Fri, Oct 24, 2003
Eddy has installed a state of the art 'panic room'. It contains Closed Caption TV monitors, board games and, of course, alcohol. Meanwhile Patsy has an eventful day at Jeremy's and meets Minnie Driver. Patsy persuades her to visit Eddy's for a personal styling session, but things don't quite go to plan.
aired: Fri, Oct 17, 2003
Saffy receives a visit from her sadistic midwife and is subjected to a demonstation of the most painful aspects of childbirth. Eddy meets with her book club and is distressed to find that Elizabeth Hurley has pulled out. Patsy, Plum and Mariella Frostrup turn up to discuss the merits of OK! magazine.
aired: Fri, Oct 17, 2003
Saffy has been away in Iraq as an aid worker and Eddy has had no-one to curb her extravagance. Her clients have also deserted her in droves. But she continues to take little interest in her remaining client - Emma Bunton. When Saffy finally arrives home she has some shocking news in store for Eddy.
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aired: Fri, Oct 5, 2001
Edina's company is hemorrhaging clients to PR rival Claudia Bing. The only client left on her books is Twiggy. Patsy seems to be going through the menopause so Saffy arranges for Patsy and Edina to attend a meeting of Menopause Anonymous. They may never be the same again.
aired: Fri, Sep 28, 2001
Saffy's play opens at a small fringe theater. Afraid that the play could bring her public humiliation, Edina and Bubble plot to get it cancelled. Meanwhile, Saffy's father Justin, Edina's first husband Marshall and his American girlfriend Bo arrive to offer moral support.
aired: Fri, Sep 21, 2001
Edina embarks on a detox diet in a desperate attempt to get thin. But her nights are plagued with visits from God and the devil, who have their own agendas.
aired: Fri, Sep 14, 2001
Patsy and Edina go on a photo shoot to Paris for a 'generation flex' feature in which old and young mingle. Patsy teams up with a supermodel, while Edina teams up with Saffy. But Patsy finds the shoot is not quite the glamorous trip down memory lane she expected.
aired: Fri, Sep 7, 2001
When Saffy employs the tousle-haired Jago to redesign the garden, Patsy recognises him as the younger brother of a well-known aristocrat and Eddy decides to turn on the charm.
aired: Fri, Aug 31, 2001
Patsy has had a Parralox injection to freeze her wrinkles. Saffy is trying to get a job with the New Labour party and Edina, who now runs a television company as well as her PR enterprise, has got herself an appearance booked on This Morning with Richard and Judy. As her TV appearance draws near, Edina succumbs to the power of Parralox.
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The End (2)
aired: Thu, May 11, 1995
Eddy and Patsy decide to go their separate ways. Patsy flies to New York to try her hand as a magazine editor, while a lonely Eddy joins a commune in search of her real self and Gran is left at home to become addicted to the shopping channel. It's not long before both Eddy and Patsy realize that life just isn't the same without the other.
aired: Thu, May 4, 1995
Patsy shacks up with Edina after Saffy leaves for college, but the pair find it hard to survive alone. Everything gets significantly worse for Eddy when Lulu decides to join a more efficient American PR company, and when Patsy also gets some bad news they are faced with a major crossroads in their lives.
aired: Thu, Apr 27, 1995
PR-land quakes with anticipation as the award season approaches. Edina, having paid for them, naturally expects to win her fair share. Meanwhile, Saffy gets some extra special education from her psychology lecturer. Naomi Campbell puts in an appearance as herself, but where is Lulu when you need her?
aired: Thu, Apr 20, 1995
Eddy has become frustrated with the size of her bedroom and wants to expand it by knocking down the wall to Serge's room. While rummaging through his stuff she finds an adult magazine and realizes that it's been a very long time since she had sex - so Patsy comes up with a plan.
Happy New Year
aired: Thu, Apr 6, 1995
Saffy has plans for New Year's Eve - a quiet night in with Gran, her dad Justin and his boyfriend Oliver. But this won't do for Eddy, who has made a resolution to have more fun and plans to see in the New Year at a club in an underground car park. All plans are halted, however, by the arrival of Patsy's long lost sister Jackie.
aired: Thu, Mar 30, 1995
Eddy's determination to make sure the decor in the new kitchen is perfectly corrdinated takes her to New York in search of the perfect door handle. Saffy is not impressed, and to make matters worse Patsy wants her help interpreting a letter from the health authority.
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aired: Thu, Mar 10, 1994
When Eddy and Patsy decide to have a night out, Saffy looks forward to the chance of a quiet night
aired: Thu, Mar 3, 1994
Eddy's ex-husbands have discovered that she has been deceiving both of them into paying her alimony
New Best Friend
aired: Thu, Feb 24, 1994
A tiff between Eddy and Patsy leaves them both in search of a new best friend, while Eddy's
aired: Thu, Feb 10, 1994
Edina has reached a milestone in her life - her fortieth birthday. But far from rejoicing, the
aired: Thu, Feb 3, 1994
After receiving news of her father's death, Edina takes the theme of transience to heart and decides
aired: Thu, Jan 27, 1994
Patsy finds herself in the middle of a tabloid scandal when her affair with a politician is exposed
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aired: Thu, Dec 17, 1992
Edina has reached a milestone in her life - her fortieth birthday. But far from rejoicing, the horror of reaching the big four-zero has traumatic effects and she tries to hide away from the world. Unfortunately, Saffy has organised a surprise family lunch for her.
aired: Thu, Dec 10, 1992
Patsy decides to go to work for the first time ever, sending shock waves through her magazine company. To drum up publicity she organises a fashion show, but it's put in jeopardy when at the last minute all of her models quit. Will she be able to persuade Saffron to help her out?
aired: Thu, Dec 3, 1992
Banned from attending Saffron's college open day, Edina sulks in the brand new isolation tank she's had shipped over from LA. As she slips into a dream-like state, her world begins to change, but not necessarily for the better.
aired: Thu, Nov 26, 1992
When Eddy and Patsy take a trip to Provence, they find the language barrier is the least of their problems. Tension between them mounts as they drive round in circles looking for their accommodation, trying to remember which side of the road the French drive on.
aired: Thu, Nov 19, 1992
Eddy is contemplating ways to lose weight. The problem becomes critical when she hears she is going to be visited by her reed-like model friend from the '60s. Drastic measures are taken as Eddy embarks on an aggressive weight loss regime which includes 'sleep running'.
aired: Thu, Nov 12, 1992
Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy face a heavy day. Eddy is frantically preparing for her debut fashion show and trying to prove to her daughter, Saffron, that she can function without booze. Patsy, content for alcohol to remain a substitute for food, isn't helping.
Absolutely Fabulous: Olympics
aired: Thu, Jul 26, 2012
Even the London 2012 Olympics aren’t safe from the disgraceful duo as Eddy and Patsy play their own
Absolutely Fabulous: Job
aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012
Eddy has fewer and fewer clients and her daughter continues to despise her. So far, so normal. Then Eddy and Patsy meet a famous French film star of whom Saffy is a huge fan. Could this bring Edina new found respect? Eddy decides to take her on as a client and excites the media but everything quickly unravels.
Absolutely Fabulous: Identity
aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012
Twenty years after Eddy, Patsy, Saffy, Bubble and Mother first staggered into our lives, they're all back. One of them has been away for some time, so there is lots of catching up to do. She returns with a new best friend, who is both a blessing and a threat to the household. It forces them closer than ever. It may even involve one of them owning up to her real age.