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Absolutely Fabulous: Small Opening

Edina tries to get Saffy's first play at a local theatre canceled as she worries it will embarrass her. Unable to stop it Edina and Patsy attend the opening night with the rest of the family. Patsy contributes her own ad libs from her seat.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x5
Production Number: LEGL785W
Airdate: Friday September 28th, 2001


Alternate Airdates:

FR (Canal Jimmy) May 28, 2002

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Guest Stars
Christopher MalcolmChristopher Malcolm
As Justin
Recurring
Christopher RyanChristopher Ryan
As Marshall
Recurring
Melanie JessopMelanie Jessop
As Police Woman
Recurring
Mo GaffneyMo Gaffney
As Bo
Recurring
Naoko MoriNaoko Mori
As Sarah
Recurring
Ashley ClishAshley Clish
As Safron (Child)
Emma PiersonEmma Pierson
As Kasha
John NealeJohn Neale
As Josh
Miles WesternMiles Western
As Martin
Episode Notes
This episode was mean to be 4th but changes in the schedule meant it became the 5th episode.

Saffy's play in this episode makes references to several previous episodes.

Christopher Ryan appeared in The Young Ones alongside Ade Edmondson, the husband of Jennifer Saunders.



Episode Quotes
Eddy: I've got morals!
Saffy: How can you say that? You burned and scared my best friend!
Patsy: WHO?
Eddy: ...Titicaca
Patsy: Oh.
Saffy: Her name is Sarah.
Eddy: Darling, she was standing with her little pigtails too close to a candle!
Patsy: Act of God.
Saffy: You were holding the candle.

Kasha: This is the story of a Self-Raising Flower...
Patsy: Piss off!!!



Episode Goofs
Ponder this for a moment. We've never seen Serge, and from what we can tell he hasn't had contact with Edina since he moved out. With that said, how would he know the number to her cell-phone?



Cultural References
Bo: Papa can you hear me?

A funny reference to the musical Yentl.



Warning: Absolutely Fabulous season 4 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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