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Edina tries to get her new kitchen designed but is very fuzzy on how the end product should look. Her designer also has problems of his own when the final finished product is revealed Saffy disapproves.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x10
Production Number: ENTB259S
Airdate: Saturday December 25th, 2004
Special Airtime: 10:30 pm

Director: Ed Bye
Writer: Jennifer Saunders


  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Christopher RyanChristopher Ryan
As Marshall
Recurring
Harriet ThorpeHarriet Thorpe
As Fleur
Recurring
Helen LedererHelen Lederer
As Catriona
Recurring
Miranda RichardsonMiranda Richardson
As Bettina
Recurring
Mo GaffneyMo Gaffney
As Bo
Recurring
Patrick BarlowPatrick Barlow
As Max
Recurring
Laurie MetcalfLaurie Metcalf
As Crystalline
Terence ConranTerence Conran
As Himself
Episode Notes
This episode was broadcast on Christmas Day on BBC1 at 10:30PM.

This episode guest stars Laurie Metcalf famous for playing the role of Jackie Harris on the American sitcom Roseanne.

We learn in this episode that Saffy went to Africa to formally marry John. She married him but discovered he had more wives. We also learn that this entire time the house has been in Saffy's name.

This episode did not air in America until December 2005 on the Oxygen Network.



Episode Quotes
Gran: Yes, I've got the DIY channel. (Eddy gives her a look) Well you got it for me dear.
Eddy: That isn't the DIY channel you stupid woman. It's the DYI channel, Do Yourself In, it's the Euthanasia Network! And you're on a short-subscription, let me tell you.

(Talking about the room)
Eddy: How are we doing?
Bettina: Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
Eddy: She worried?
Max: She's um, feeling it. Genuis
Eddy: So what's the inspiration here?
Max: Holocaust.



Episode Goofs
Why is Patsy carrying around an IV Stand when she's got no tube hooked into her?

When Patsy is kicked out by Saffy, you can plainly see she's carrying a dummy.

The "Radical TV" logo is on Edina's computer screen. However Edina sold her tv company to Claudia Bing in "Menopause."

Max and Bettina refer to their daughter as "she" and say her name is Allegra, however in New Best Friend, they both refer to their baby as "he" and a blue packet of pampers is visible. So, which did they have?



Cultural References
Crystalline: If you encounter Shirley MacLaine, send her home to me, because she owes me money.

A quick and funny reference to actress/dancer Shirley MacLaine.



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