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Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer Saunders, based on an original idea by her and Dawn French, and written by Saunders, who plays the leading character.


  1. "Absolutely Fabulous" is a song produced by British electronic music group Pet Shop Boys. The song was released as a single for 1994's Comic Relief, under the artist name 'Absolutely Fabulous'. The song is based on the BBC comedy show of the same name and features dialogues taken from that show. The single debuted at number 2 in Australia, which was also the highest peak position ever for them in Australia. It also peaked at number 2 in New Zealand, number 6 on the UK Singles Chart and number 7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart.
  2. "Absolutely Fabulous" is a 1994 single by Pet Shop Boys.
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  3. "Absolutely Fabulous" is a musical EP of Thee Ultra Bimboos.
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  1. Absolutely Fabulous: The first series of Absolutely Fabulous, a BBC sitcom, was created and written by Jennifer Saunders who starred in the title role of Edina Monsoon, a heavy-drinking, smoking and drug-abusing PR agent who has dedicated most of her life to looking "fabulous" and desperately attempts to stay young. Edina, known as 'Eddy' to her best friend, Patsy Stone, a magazine editor who constantly takes advantage of Eddy by living the life of luxury in Eddy's extravagant home. Edina is a twice-divorced mother of two; her eldest child, a son, Serge, left home many years before, to try and escape his mother's clutches. Her long-suffering daughter, Saffron "Saffy", whom Edina is reliant upon, is a Sixth form student and remains at home. The first series also stars June Whitfield as Edina's mother, who she sees as a burden and Jane Horrocks, as the dim-witted Bubble, as assistant of Edina.
  2. Absolutely Fabulous: The second series of the British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous commenced broadcast on BBC One on 27 January, 1994 and consisted of six episodes. This series concluded on 10 March, 1994.

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Google previewBritish TV Comedies (2016)

Cultural Concepts, Contexts and Controversies by Juergen Kamm, Birgit Neumann

Background and structure Absolutely Fabulous is a long-running British sitcom that has achieved cult status worldwide. It originally emerged from a sketch entitled 'Modern Mother and Daughter' that was featured in the French & Saunders ...

Google previewCritical Representations of Work and Organization in Popular Culture (2007)

by Carl Rhodes, Robert Westwood

Absolutely Fabulous is a sitcom based around four female characters; Jennifer Saunders stars as the PR executive, Edina Monsoon, with Joanna Lumley ...

Google previewThe Power of Satire (2015)

by Marijke Meijer Drees, Sonja de Leeuw

Absolutely Fabulous is a comically revised sitcom, in its almost women-only cast and its subversion of gender roles. As ridicule of glamour, fashion, and design, one of the main issues in the series is consumption and dieting, incontinence and ...

Google previewAllen's Dictionary of English Phrases (2008)

by Robert Allen

absolutely absolutely fabulous excellent, first-class: representing an upper-class utterance, often used ironically.

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

aperson devotedto prep- schoolfashions andstyle US, 2004 abfab adjective absolutely fabulous. By elision .

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture (2012)

by David A. Gerstner

JOHN FORDE ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS TV series The brainchild of British comedian Jennifer Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2003) achieved cult status for its witty satire of the fashion industry and the camp excess of its two female ...

Google previewThe Everything Large-Print Crossword Dictionary (2010)

Finding a solution has never been easier! by Charles Timmerman

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of British Film (2016)

Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane

Now synonymous with Bollyswigging Patsy in the groundbreaking TV comedy series, Absolutely Fabulous (1992), costarring Jennifer SAUNDERS, tall elegant Lumley had been in the business for a quartercentury before that. A former model ...

Google previewThe Blues Encyclopedia (2004)

by Edward Komara, Peter Lee

"The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Absolutely Fabulous." Blues Revue no.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Blues (2005)

by Edward Komara

"The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Absolutely Fabulous." Blues Revue no.

Google previewLanguage and the Lexicon (2016)

An Introduction by David Singleton

Among the many aspects of British upper middleclass behaviour parodied in the television series Absolutely Fabulous! is the vocabulary used by women of that background ...

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I think the work that they do and the style of 3D graphics is absolutely fabulous and I think it's a great brush to use for some stories. And there are other brushes that I think are exclusive to a different kind of story. (Don Bluth)
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