8.3
232 votes
Are You Being Served?

Are You Being Served?

BBC One 1972

Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Are You Being Served?

Are You Being Served? - S3E9

#1 - Christmas Crackers (1975 Christmas Special)

8.33

Season 3 - Episode 9

Mr. Grace has an idea to improve Christmas sales--all the staff are to wear novelty costumes, much to their annoyance.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 27 votes.

Are You Being Served? - S3E4

#2 - Cold Store

8.30

Season 3 - Episode 4

Illnesses strike the Department, and Mr. Lucas decides to fake his to get the day off. His plan backfires as he is assigned to the Ladies Counter as a sort of "quarantine".

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 50 votes.

Are You Being Served? - S3E6

#3 - German Week

8.30

Season 3 - Episode 6

Grace Brothers hosts a week long sales event by selling only German goods. The staff, however, find that the German customers they are getting only want British goods. Captain Peacock objects to the "uniform" he's expected to wear and Mrs. Slocombe gets into the German wines.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 44 votes.

Are You Being Served? - S3E5

#4 - Wedding Bells

8.27

Season 3 - Episode 5

Naughty sayings on her underwear push Mrs. Slocombe to the brink of giving her notice, but then it's discovered that Old Mr. Grace plans to ask a member of the staff to marry him. When he calls for Mrs. Slocombe, everyone assumes she's the one.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 48 votes.

Are You Being Served? - S4E6

#5 - Oh What a Tangled Web

8.23

Season 4 - Episode 6

Rumors fly when Captain Peacock gets too friendly with Mr. Rumbold's secretary at the Christmas party, and things get really out-of-hand when it seems they might have spent the night together.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 48 votes.

#6 - Up Captain Peacock
8.19
Season 3 - Episode 3

Captain Peacock is celebrating his 20th year at Grace Brothers, and while his request for a raise has been turned down, he has been given a key to the Executive Wash Room and the privilige of eating in the Executive Dining Room. He lords this over the department staff and Mr. Grainger decides to make some trouble.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 59 votes.

#7 - The Apartment
8.17
Season 7 - Episode 3

By permission of Mr. Grace, Mrs. Slocombe moves into a display apartment in Grace Brothers, because her new home is occupied by squatters. Due to a transport strike, Mr. Humphries seeks to join her in her new accommodations.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 52 votes.

#8 - The Father Christmas Affair (1976 Christmas Special)
8.16
Season 4 - Episode 7

When the mechanical Father Christmas proves that it can't be trusted, Mr. Grace offers a bonus for one of the staff to portray the store Santa. Meanwhile, Mr. Humphries and Mr. Lucas attempt to help Mr. Grainger prepare for a song-and-dance show at an old-folks' home.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 38 votes.

#9 - Shoulder to Shoulder
8.15
Season 3 - Episode 7

The Ladies Department is temporarily closed due to refurbishing, so Mrs. Slocombe and Miss Brahms are given counter space over in the Gents. However, the men aren't very happy at having to share their area and do their best to make them unwelcome.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 46 votes.

#10 - Grounds for Divorce
8.14
Season 10 - Episode 2

When Captain Peacock tries to salvage his marriage, he resorts to radical measures to discourage an admirer.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Are You Being Served? from 36 votes.

Last updated: apr 25, 2021

Comments

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Great sitcom. Love it.

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Pure brilliance! You can easily see why, corny jokes aside (at times), this was one of the most watched programs on TV of it's time.

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