Are You Being Served?
-Sset in the ladies department and gentleman's department of Grace Brothers, a large, fictitious department store in London.
-Written by Jeremy Lloyd, David Croft
-Came in at #20 on Britain's Best Sitcom
This is one of my mom's favorite TV shows
Mrs. Betty Slocombe
-Head of the ladies department
-She is known for her frequent hair color changes.
-Makes some suggestive jokes, when talking about her cat.
-Effeminate, man who lives with his mother
-Haughty floorwalker who fought in the North Africa campaign of WWII, but was actually in Service Corps
-Young, attractive, working-class Cockney-speaking jr. assistant to Mrs. Slocombe
-Easily confused department manager
-Young, penniless, womanising jr. salesman
-very old, rich, stingy store owner
-Older brother to young Mr. Grace
-Maintenance men who installed mechanised display units in store
-Often yelled at by Mr. Peacock for being on the store floors during store hours
-Mr. Grainger's replacement.
-Mr. Tebb's replacement
-Expert shoe salesman, who replaced Mr. Goldberg as head of men's department
-Head of men's department after Mr. Grossman
Mr. Bert Spooner
-Replaced Mr. Lucas and was similar to him.
-During it's run, the show attracted some mild criticism for it's use of sexual stereotypes and jokes about sexual related topics. Also the show exhibited some bad stereotypes of people from England, such as Mr. Humphries' sexuality, people could percieve that as being gay and assume that most British men are gay