You Rang, M'Lord? (1988–1993)

The Phantom Sign Writer (14 Jan. 1990)

TV Episode   |    |  Comedy

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James and Mrs. Lipton, the cook, are suspicious of Ivy, who seems unused to service. Ivy almost catches Lord George in bed with Lady Agatha, wife of his friend Sir Ralph, who, according to ... See full summary »


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4 May 2018 | Prismark10
| The Phantom Sign Writer
Alf might be a rogue who just wants to feather his own nest but James the footman really needs a slap with his haughty attitude to servants. He is docking wages for the cleaner for being a few minutes late. He tells Alf that he realises which side his bread is buttered but he looks like his head is deep inside his lordship's backside.

James and Mrs Lipton the cook suspect that Ivy is not used to working in service for a respectable household but it seems Lord George's household is far from respectable.

Lord George is embarrassed when somebody paints 'Fornicator' on the side of his car. He also knows that the husband of his mistress knows that he is sleeping with his wife and has threatened to thrash him.

The staff must try to get rid off the message as the bishop is visiting the house. Alf sees an opportunity to help his Lordship out with his problems.

This episode introduces a few more familiar faces with Frank Williams playing the Bishop and Felix Bowness playing Mr Pearson. The 50 minutes format seems to be doing fine and it is frenetic enough.


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14 January 1990



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England, UK

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