Are You Being Served? Season 8
S08 E01Apr 8, 1981
Is It Catching? Apr 8, 1981 The staff contract a strange tropical illness, Marine's Disease, from Mr. Humphries. They are quarantined in the basement until the disease is past.
S08 E02Apr 15, 1981
A Personal Problem Apr 15, 1981 Captain Peacock's wife works at Grace Brothers, as Mr. Rumbold's secretary. He is intensely jealous and is absolutely convinced that the two of them are having an affair.
S08 E03Apr 22, 1981
Front Page Story Apr 22, 1981 Mr. Humphries is made editor of the new staff magazine. The 1st Floor staff is not pleased with the stories he writes about them causing friction in the relations between floors.
S08 E04Apr 29, 1981
Sit Out Apr 29, 1981 The staff go on strike after being threatened with a pay cut or being moved to the bargain basement. They stage a protest on the roof which is interrupted by a fire which destroys the basement.
S08 E05May 6, 1981
Heir Apparent May 6, 1981 Old Mr. Grace becomes convinced that Mr. Humphries is his long-lost son. Mrs. Humphries (also played by Mr. Inman) arrives, and shows that she has never had relations with Mr. Grace.
S08 E06May 20, 1981
Closed Circuit May 20, 1981 Grace Brothers has decided to enter the video age and display advertisements on closed circuit television throughout the store. Meanwhile, there is a new face in Menswear.
S08 E07May 27, 1981
The Erotic Dreams of Mrs. Slocombe May 27, 1981 Mrs. Slocombe has dreams in which she and Mr. Humphries become romantically embroiled. When she attempts to turn fantasy into reality, the situation becomes most difficult to handle.
S08 E08Dec 24, 1981
Roots? Dec 24, 1981 The staff decide to obtain a coat-of-arms for Old Mr. Grace's 90th birthday, but problems arise when they're unable to figure out exactly from where his ancestors came.