As our AbFab countdown continues after a long recovery phase, we want to share some of our favorite Absolutely Fabulous moments from time to time.  Filming of the foibles of  Holland Park’s bad girls has already finished, with a Christmas special slated at the end of this year and two more for next summer during the 2012 London Olympics.

With all the cry over rampant consumerism, Joanna Lumley's deliciously vile character, Patsy Stone, may have a cure for society after all.  Watch the video below as she is full of contempt for her customers until, of course, Minnie Driver walks into the "concept, "philosophy," . . . "oh it's a shop!"

Perhaps some of the large retail chains in the United Kingdom and abroad could try a dig at this and see how their customers react.  And to recoup the revenues, the stores could always post some of the best customer/customer service reps on YouTube and keep the advertising revenue.

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Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye is the founder and editor of Based in California, he specializes in social media consulting and strategic communications. A journalist and writer since 2009 his work has appeared on Triple Pundit , The Guardian's Sustainable Business site and has appeared on Inhabitat and Earth911. His focus is making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He's pictured here in Qatar, one of the Middle East countries in which he takes a keen interest because of its transformation into a post-oil economy. Other areas of interest include sustainable development in The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. He was a new media journalism fellow at the International Reporting Project, for which he covered child survival in India during February 2013. Contact him at You can also reach out via Twitter (@LeonKaye) and Instagram (GreenGoPost). During 2013 and 2014, he lived and worked in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as an associate director with a leading public relations firm within Masdar, the emirate's renewable energy company. He lives in Fresno, California.