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    Added on: 21/10/2005 15:35
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    Keeping Up Appearances: Series 3 & 4 (3 Discs) (UK)

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    Turning being a snob into an art form
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 480 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    The third and fourth series of the sitcom in which stuck-up socialite Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced `Bouquet`, mind you) puts her put-upon husband, the ever-dependable Richard, through further excruciatingly awkward but fantastically funny situations!

    Episode titles: Early Retirement, Iron Age Remains, Violet`s Country Cottage, How to Go on Holiday without Really Trying, Richard`s New Hobby, The Art Exhibition, What to Wear When Yachting, A Job For Richard, Country Retreat, A Celebrity For the Barbecue, The Commodore, Looking at Properties, Please Mind Your Head, Let There Be Light.

    Special Features:

    Video Tracks:
    Standard 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Patricia Routledge
    Clive Swift
    Josephine Tewson
    Judy Cornwell
    Geoffrey Hughes

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    Series 3 and 4 of "Keeping Up Appearances" are just as funny as series 1 and 2. But then again - it`s actually funnier.
    Hyacinth "the Bucket lady" is even more hilarious this time around, and Richard is...well, poor ol` Richard. :)
    The video transfer is good. There are no compression signs at all and the colors are nicely saturated.
    The DD 2.0 soundtrack is ok. There`s no usage of the surrounds, but does one really want Hyacinth`s voice in the rear speakers?
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The 3 disc-set offers no extras at all, which is a shame!
    Bottom line - if you like series 1 and 2, you`d have absolutely no problems with series 3 and 4, so enjoy!

    "Keeping up appearances" revisited - May 2007

    A year and a half after reviewing the disc-set for the first time, I revisited Hyacinth, Richard and the rest of the gang.
    What can I say? They all still made me laugh. Hyacinth with her general attitude, and the rest of the characters with their dealings with her.
    The extras are, again, sadly missed and having watched them somewhere online I can say that they are absolutely hilarious.
    Still - a wonderful disc-set.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 4/11/2005 18:59