Are You Being Served? Christmas (1972)

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Visit the world's most eccentric department store and its unbelievably quirky contingent of sales staff. There's laughter aplenty in store with four hilarious Christmas Special episodes.

Christmas Crackers
Christmas is coming and management solicits staff to wear fancy dress in an attempt to boost sales. Miss Brahms makes a credible fairy, Captain Peacock and Mr Grainger are unhappy as snowman and Humpty Dumpty and Mrs Slocombe is a disaster as Robin Hood. It is Mr Humphries who is the star of the occasion - outshining everyone as Prince Charming. Originally transmitted in the UK 22/12/1975

The Father Christmas Affair
Everyone wants to play Father Christmas after a mechanical version exhibits peculiar behaviour. Mr Humphries appears in an outfit resembling a pantomine principle boy! Who will finally be selected to personify the season? Originally transmitted in the UK 24/12/1976

The Punch and Judy Affair
The floor staff at Grace Brothers alienate themselves from their colleagues by not participating in a strike. To placate the team, whose picket lines they crossed, they enact a life-size Punch and Judy show. Originally transmitted in the UK 22/12/1979

Happy Returns
It is the occasion of Old Mr Grace's birthday and the staff do their best to plan a more festive event than usual. Will their attempt to make him a coat of arms, lead Old Mr Grace to his roots? Originally transmitted in the UK 22/12/1981

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John Inman
Mollie Sugden
Frank Thornton
Wendy Richard
Nicholas Smith
Directed by
Ray Butt
David Croft
Gordon Elsbury
John Kilby
David Croft
Bernard Lloyd-Jones
John Stout
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Comedy 1972 124 480i (NTSC) 4
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English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Main Menu Audio & Animation, Synopsis-Episode Synopses, Biographies-Cast-Who's Who, Featurette-Breakfast Time
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