I’ve been rewatching the original TV series recently in anticipation of the Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie being released tomorrow (*insert squeals of delight*) and it occurred to me that Patsy and Eddy are ALWAYS in transit. France, Morocco, New York: the world is their big bloody buggery oyster and they really know how to cut a path across the globe in style. Does anybody else yell TICKETS MONEY PASSPORTS every time they leave the house? Their TV adventures are filled with Absolutely Fabulous travel moments.
It’s unbelievable to think that it’s been nearly 25 years since the first series aired on BBC, which means they have been influencing the way we travel for a quarter of a century. Can any fan collect their baggage at an airport without wanting to jump on the carousel? They have definitely influenced my understanding of certain destinations – for better or for worse.