It's the day before Roger and Abi's wedding, but for this accident-prone couple, anything that can go wrong probably will, before the marriage is solemnized.
What changes at La Chateau Anglais! Gareth has to transfer ownership to a loudmouth named Cyril. Savanna is a new American chef in his kitchen. Janice really turns Gareth's life around when she decides Gareth loves the restaurant more than her and leaves him.
When Renee, Cyril's spoiled daughter arrives at the restaurant, Gareth is forced into letting her help out in the kitchen. Everton is smitten by Rene and will do anything to keep her from being removed from her position
Ben goes to a reunion of old school friends and is horrified to find that someone he never liked is now a millionaire. Elsewhere, Nick has found a new unconventional way of earning money.
When the local newspaper accidentally lists Ben in the obituaries, he takes it as an opportunity to do absolutely nothing. Meanwhile, Susan wants to convert Nick's old room to a nursery, but Nick isn't having any of it.
Saffy grudgingly agrees to let Eddy babysit Jane while she and John go to lunch, but as soon as they're gone, Eddy whisks her off to the zoo where Patsy has arranged for her to be part of a photo shoot with famous photographer, Jean-Paul Gaultier. Saffy's anger at her mother is softened when Eddy confides she and Jane bonded; that is, until Saffy makes a shocking discovery.Watch Now:Amazon
Joan longs for a new life, so Reg finds her a job as a charlady. Del also has new aspirations - to become a movie producer. If only he could find the finance. Maybe his latest squeeze might persuade her father to invest... that would provide the answer to both of their problems!
Ben and Susan take part in Michael's school fundraising auction. However, Ben quickly regrets making a pledge when he spies a former patient with severe halitosis bidding for a double session in his dentist's chair.
Susan is looking forward to the birth of her first grandchild, but not to being a grandmother. Meanwhile, Nick wants to move back in and a new arrival at Ben's surgery has quite an impact.
Edina's 'new' boyfriend Pete, who she and Patsy knew growing up, works at Abbey Road Studios and uncovered some "lost tapes" of the Beatles. They throw a party to play them in public for the first time and things don't quite go as planned. Elton John does a cameo.Watch Now:Amazon
The Harpers get a free holiday to Lanzarote, and even though Ben loses his luggage, he is happy enough to use his brand new digital camera as much as possible.
Susan's feathers are ruffled when Nick lands the plum part of Jesus in an amateur theatrical production, leaving Susan to play the rather less demanding part of Shepherd Number Two. Ben, meanwhile, has an extremely painful toothache to contend with, and is wary of entrusting his dental needs to any other dentist.Watch Now:Amazon
The big day has finally come and Saffy goes into labor. Everyone is there except the midwife who is unable to get into the house after the power goes out because the doors, which lock electronically, cannot be opened without electricity.Watch Now:Amazon
Parents Ben and Susan reluctantly agree to let daughter Janey have a party whilst they are away on holiday - and plan to sneak back unnoticed into the house and check up on the children, just to be on the safe side.
Ben talks Roger into helping him move the body of a patient who died in his dental chair; Abi and Susan suspect Roger and Ben are having affairs.
Eddy and Patsy organize a book club to meet famous people, but no one is interested in reading anything except celebrity gossip magazines. Eddy has recurring nightmares about Saffy's midwife, who delights in teasing her about them. She's very unhappy about the expected grandbaby until she learns the father is black... after all, a mixed-race baby is the greatest accessory, the "Chanel of babies."Watch Now:Amazon
Edina and Patsy spend the weekend at a snooty lodge in the country and become so bored, they create their own version of fun. Meanwhile, Saffy has her friends, Emma and Sarah, over for a baby shower and Sarah becomes obsessed with Emma. The weekend ends with Emma getting a restraining order and an unexpected turn of events for Sarah.Watch Now:Amazon
Our band of heroes attends another floating market. Door meets an old friend and Richard makes a new one. Old Bailey must make good on his debt. Richard, Door, and Hunter seek Downstreet in an attempt to find their way back to Islington. The traitor is revealed.Watch Now:Amazon
When Susan tries to help out a chronically unemployable Nick, her plan turns out to be disastrous, Janey brings a different boy home every day, and Ben has problems with his assistant.
Richard, Door, Hunter, and De Carabas go to Earl's Court (a subway car, seen and used only by the denizens of London Below) where the Earl kicks De Carabas out of his "court" and then tells the rest of them how to find Islington. Croup and Vandemar waylay Richard and Door on the way there (on orders from their unseen client to scare them) and tell them that there is a traitor in their midst. They escape and run into the British Museum where they must find the Angelis in order to get to Islington. De Carabas makes an unexpected housecall.Watch Now:Amazon
Susan, Ben and the children travel to a family funeral in Leeds. In addition to reservation problems at the hotel, Nick's shameless liaisons with the hotel maid and Susan's inappropriate behaviour at the funeral add up to a fraught weekend.Watch Now:Amazon
A couple ask Ben to be their sperm donor; Mark shows up and wants to be a part of Kenzo's life; Abi becomes upset with Roger when she dreams he cheated on her.
Romance is in the air. Granville encourages Gastric to become a fearless hunter in an effort to impress Madge and get closer to her. Mavis senses the Black Widow making a move on Granville and decides to stand up for herself for once, and Mr Newbold goes to the library in the hope of meeting up with Mrs Rossi. Meanwhile, Eric and Cyril finally get their wives to go camping, but who is going to help with the washing up?Watch Now:Amazon
Ben and Susan look forward to a night out in a town where nobody knows their names when they visit daughter Janey, who is away at university. Booking into a hotel under the names of Johnny Studd and Delores de Large, the stage is set for a night full of surprises, of one kind or another.
Ben gets his hopes up that finally one of his kids will move out when Nick decides to get his own apartment; unfortunately, as always for Ben, every silver lining has a cloud.
After coming into contact with an infectious disease from Peru, the whole Harper household is placed under quarantine by Susan. How long will it be till they all drive each other mad?
Granville tries to put the magic back into Christmas, but things don’t always go according to plan and people keep disappearing. Still, the nation's favourite grocer might have one last trick he can perform successfully if he can find a glamorous assistant. Eric and Cyril try to persuade their wives to try Arkwright's special French custard, and Mr Newbold 'accidentally' bumps into Mrs Rossi at the café. She invites him to Christmas lunch, but will the Black Widow throw the book at him when she finds out?Watch Now:Amazon
One of Britain's best-loved heart-throbs visits Ben's surgery and although the mere mention of his name sends Susan weak at the knees, Ben is singularly, at first, unimpressed.