Synopses & Reviews
Four classic episodes of the hit BBC comedy
Welcome to the staff of Grace Brothers: Mrs. Slocombe, Miss Brahms, Captain Peacock, Mr. Lucas and, of course, Mr. "Menswear" Humphries. John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Wendy Richard, and Frank Thornton star in four classic episodes from the original BBC TV series, long shown on PBS in the U.S.:Our Figures Are Slipping (1973): A slump in sales means that someone may have to go. All eyes are on Mr Lucas.The Clock (1974): Is Mr. Graingers time up? A special dinner is arranged, but is he ready to retire? And how much wine can Mrs. Slocombe knock back?Founders Day (1977): Founders Day sees a landmark in the history of Grace Bros. Young Mr Grace turns 80 and, to commemorate, the staff arrange a This is Your Life special.The Agent (1979): Mr. Goldbergs business-on-the-side has found new jobs for the staff. But, in order to get severence pay, Mr. Goldberg suggests they get themselves sacked first.