Are You Being Served? Season 3
S03 E01Feb 27, 1975
The Hand of Fate Feb 27, 1975 Mr. Humphries begins displaying his ability to read palms and tell the future. He sees that Captain Peacock will soon be "climbing the ladder and wearing a new hat". Everyone takes this to mean a promotion, especially now that there's a vacancy on the Board of Directors and Mr. Rumbold is in line for it. Captain Peacock expects to take Mr. Rumbold's job. The department staff soon all imagine moving up.
S03 E02Mar 6, 1975
Coffee Morning Mar 6, 1975 Mr. Grainger is 5 minutes late coming back from his coffee break and this sets in motion a management scheme to monitor all breaks. The staff must sign in and sign out when they leave and return to the department. The department staff revolt and union action is taken
S03 E03Mar 13, 1975
Up Captain Peacock Mar 13, 1975 Captain Peacock is celebrating his 20th year at Grace Brothers, and while his request for a raise has been turned down, he has been given a key to the Executive Wash Room and the privilige of eating in the Executive Dining Room. He lords this over the department staff and Mr. Grainger decides to make some trouble.
S03 E04Mar 19, 1975
Cold Store Mar 19, 1975 Illnesses strike the Department, and Mr. Lucas decides to fake his to get the day off. His plan backfires as he is assigned to the Ladies Counter as a sort of "quarantine".
S03 E05Mar 26, 1975
Wedding Bells Mar 26, 1975 Naughty sayings on her underwear push Mrs. Slocombe to the brink of giving her notice, but then it's discovered that Old Mr. Grace plans to ask a member of the staff to marry him. When he calls for Mrs. Slocombe, everyone assumes she's the one.
S03 E06Apr 2, 1975
German Week Apr 2, 1975 Grace Brothers hosts a week long sales event by selling only German goods. The staff, however, find that the German customers they are getting only want British goods. Captain Peacock objects to the "uniform" he's expected to wear and Mrs. Slocombe gets into the German wines.
S03 E07Apr 9, 1975
Shoulder to Shoulder Apr 9, 1975 The Ladies Department is temporarily closed due to refurbishing, so Mrs. Slocombe and Miss Brahms are given counter space over in the Gents. However, the men aren't very happy at having to share their area and do their best to make them unwelcome.
S03 E08Apr 16, 1975
New Look Apr 16, 1975 An after-hours staff meeting produces an idea to introduce background music and a recorded voice; the only question is--whose voice?
S03 E09Dec 22, 1975
Christmas Crackers Dec 22, 1975 Mr. Grace has an idea to improve Christmas sales--all the staff are to wear novelty costumes, much to their annoyance.