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Absolutely Fabulous 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (1992–2012)
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The wild misadventures of Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy Stone, who live in a near-constant haze of drugged, drunken selfishness.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jennifer Saunders ...  Edina 39 episodes, 1992-2012
Joanna Lumley ...  Patsy 39 episodes, 1992-2012
Julia Sawalha ...  Saffron 39 episodes, 1992-2012
June Whitfield ...  Mother 36 episodes, 1992-2012
Jane Horrocks ...  Bubble / ... 32 episodes, 1992-2012
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Storyline

Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Sin is in, sweetie.

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

BBC Online

Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

24 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Absolutely Fabulous See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(24 episodes) | (2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley also portrayed their characters on an episode of Roseanne (1988) opposite Laurie Metcalf. Metcalf would later guest-star on this show, although as a different character. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: Pats. Pats. You know, like, when you are in a room or something, and you think someone is like staring at you...
Patsy: In a room?
Eddie: Or in a plane. Anywhere... anywhere... And you are sort of doing things because you think someone is looking at you like people are looking at you, you know?
Patsy: On a plane?
Eddie: Well, anywhere... anywhere... And then you look at them and they are just sort of asleep but their head is flopped in your direction, you know? Well, I don't want THAT to happen. I don't want THAT to be my...
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Crazy Credits

At the end of series four's credits, a clip of David Bowie singing "Ziggy Stardust" has been inserted. See more »

Alternate Versions

Scenes from the episodes "Door Handle" and "The End" that were omitted and featured in an outtake special: See more »

Connections

Featured in Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

This Wheel's On Fire
Written by Bob Dylan and Rick Danko
Performed by Debbie Harry (as Deborah Harry) and Adrian Edmondson
(Series 5 Theme Song)
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Top comedy. UK does it again
30 December 2002 | by Mmyers2003See all my reviews

Its difficult for me to rate this show because theres nothing else i can say about it that someone else hasn't said. Its funny, Hilarious and above all funny. Watch it if you ever get the chance to. Just read the other reviews to see the evidence in how good this show is.


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