Hyacinth Bucket of the hilarious "Keeping up Appearances" series would be totally over the moon to know that her real-life character Patricia Routledge has been honored with the female version of knighthood and is now officially a "Dame".

It would be fantastic to see an actual episode of this remade just so we could watch "the lady of the house," deal with the moment - after all, how does one get off to the Palace without Onslo pitching up to ruin the moment?

Patricia Routledge is now eighty-four years old, and every inch a lady. Now she is also a Dame and was granted the award for her services to theatre and charity, the Daily Mail reports.

Mrs. Bucket Dame tweets on Twitter

There are often meme type comments about Mrs. Bucket on Twitter - namely one saying she should be made "Home Secretary," but the New Year 2017 shows that many people love the idea of her being honoured in the New Year List.

Fans are absolutely delighted that Hyacinth will from henceforth be known as Dame Commander of the British Empire! One can only chuckle with happiness at this joyful news and say "well done," to the British. The mind actually boggles to imagine her calling up "My Sheridan," to tell him the news!

We can already just imagine her finding out when the white telephone rang and Twitter, of course, does not disappoint.

Keeping up Appearances ran for five years until Patricia Routledge moved on to other projects

The sitcom was immensely popular when it ran for five years between 1990 and 1995.

The 44 episodes showed us the actress Patricia pulling off a wonderful performance as the middle-class woman trying so hard to live above her station. The comedy was never slapstick and this was probably due to the especially good casting of the other characters: brother in law Onslo, a chain-smoking slob in a dirty vest, her "daddy," always letting the side down and the secretly appalled vicar.

Richard, long-suffering husband, the two pole-opposite sisters, and Elizabeth next door.

The BBC reported that the series was one of their biggest earners and was sold over a thousand times. Patricia Routledge went off to do other things, including a lot of charity work but left behind the memory of Mrs. Bucket, (pronounced" Bouquet") in the minds of millions of fans across the world. Across Europe, Canada, the USA and Australia, the laughter rang out, and to this day people visit Youtube just to relive the moments.

Watch Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge) on Youtube

The Daily Mail reminded us that "although she was best known for the sitcom, Miss Routledge, who has never married or had any children, also appeared in films such as 1967’s "To Sir, With Love" alongside Sidney Poitier and Lulu, and the BBC detective comedy-drama "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates"'

The Dame knighthood honour for Hyacinth Bucket of "Keeping up Appearances" is the best news to come out of the UK in 2016.