Are You Being Served? (1972–1985)
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A Bliss Girl 

One of the department staff is chosen to fill the role of the Bliss girl, a salesperson who works a new perfume display. This leads to feuds and confusion between the remaining staff.

Director:

Bob Spiers

Writers:

Jeremy Lloyd (by), David Croft (by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Mollie Sugden ... Mrs. Slocombe
John Inman ... Mr. Humphries
Trevor Bannister ... Mr. Lucas
Frank Thornton ... Captain Peacock
Wendy Richard ... Miss Brahms
James Hayter ... Mr. Tebbs
Nicholas Smith ... Mr. Rumbold
Arthur English ... Mr. Harman
Harold Bennett ... Young Mr. Grace
Penny Irving ... Miss Bakewell
Vivienne Johnson ... Mr. Grace's Nurse
Jan Holden ... Lady Customer
Bernice Adams Bernice Adams ... Typist
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Storyline

There's a new perfume display at Grace Brothers called 'Bliss' but there's no 'Bliss Girl' to man the display. With no other alternative, Mr. Humphries is placed in charge of the display. And to top it off Captain Peacock has replaced Mr.Humphries. It's going to be a chaotic day on the Ladies and Gents floor. Written by Nadia Nassar

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Release Date:

13 December 1978 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Third episode where Mr Grace's nurse's stocking tops are revealed. See more »

Goofs

Captain Peacock tells Mr. Tebbs to straighten the tie drawer, but the drawer they are indicating is clearly full of socks, not ties. See more »

Quotes

[summarizing the exchange between Captain Peacock and Mrs. Slocombe]
Mr. Rumbold: Now, let's start again. You put your finger up Mrs. Slocombe's nose, causing her to snort in a sort of "pp-ppbt" fashion.
[Captain Peacock rolls his eyes]
Mr. Rumbold: Then, logically, she would put up two fingers to protect her nose from your probing digit!
[Mrs. Slocombe stares blankly]
Mr. Rumbold: This, in turn, Mr. Humphries misinterpreted as a request for him to save her two seats in the canteen.
[Mr. Humphries frowns in distress]
Mr. Rumbold: Have you anything ...
[...]
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Connections

References Doctor Zhivago (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

A Foggy Day (In London Town)
(uncredited)
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Arthur English
Mr. Harman sings while vacuuming stairs at beginning of story
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