Luke is called back from exercise when his wife, Bernie, experiences a crisis. However, Luke is determined to stay the course of the exercise, since the object of the “escape and invasion” is to remain hidden for three days. Meanwhile, Maj. Tim Radley's wife, Sandra, encounters someone from her past. Maj. Adam Burge: Christian Burgess. Dr. Belville: Harry Burton. Cavalry Officer: Peter Czajkowski. Jessica Radley: Polly Tracey. Sandra Radley: Suzanne Burden.
Marsha Stubbs takes matters into her own hands when the wives of the King's Fusiliers demand that a nursery be built. In another development, Paddy's trying to adjust to life as a bachelor, and in the process he meets Christina Meissner. Things start to look up for Paddy, but not for long, as his meeting with Christina places his entire military career in jeopardy. Maj. Beaston Hird: Rob Edwards. Lt. Giles Chapman: James Frain. RP Sgt: David Kennedy. Christina Meissner: Helene Kvale.
The King's Fusiliers take up their new posting in Germany, and rivalry and chaos ensues between the men of the two amalgamated regiments. Enter Lt. Col. Nick Hammond, their new hard-nosed commanding officer, who shakes up the both the officers and the men. Elsewhere, Cpl. Sgt. Wilton deals with a personal crisis. Terry: Neil Conrich. German Salesman: Richard Lawry. Club Owner: George Roubicek.
The officers of Company A try to rebuild their morale as they prepare for the amalgamation and transfer to Germany. However, there are even more pressing matters to be dealt with, for Nancy and Paddy. Elsewhere, in London, Lt. Col. Osbourne must make a critical decision as he fights for the future of the King's Fusiliers. Farmer's Daughter: A. Allum. Maj. Simcock: David Aston. Maj. Eric Yeats: Crispin Balfour. Farmer: Timothy Bartlett. Lt. Col. Mark Osbourne: Patrick Drury.
The day of the exercise with live ammunition draws near for the men of “A” Company; Nancy's conversation with Donna and Shenna is interrupted by a fire. Fusilier Vinny Bowles: Jack Deam. Lt. Col. Mark Osbourne: Patrick Drury. Kiwi Army Officer: Bryan Francis. Don: Nigel Harbrow. Shenna Bowles: Lena Headey. Sgt. Bob Gilligan: Jay Laga'aia. Col. Ray Curry: Vince Martin. Safety Officer: Jack Mataiha. Medical Officer: Noel Swift. Medical Officer: William Wallace. Capt. James Mercher: Timothy Walker.
A group of Marines prove to be no match for the King's Fusiliers during jungle training. However, they quickly put their rivalry aside during a brush fire and try to work together to put it out. Elsewhere, Col. Fortune worries about the future of his men when he learns the King's Fusiliers might be merged with another regiment; and Fortune's wife is preoccupied with starting her career as a freelance journalist. Maj. John Killick: Christopher Bowen. Capt. Andy Wright: Ben Daniels.
Maj. Cochrane is charged with the attempted rape of a Chinese girl who has powerful connections. Col. Fortune tries to intervene on Cochrane's behalf, but his efforts prove pointless when the girl's father insists that the Chinese authorities deal with the matter. Kick Boxer: Wong King Bun. Chinese Servant: Francis Tam Kam Chuan. Furniture Salesman: Richard Foo. Det. Insp. Newman: Michael Harley. Bodyguard: Wong Chi Leung. Referee: Benjamin Ling. Yat Seng Chen: Nonie Tao.
Sgt. Chris McCleod's funeral occurs; the King's Own Fusiliers receive a heroes welcome in Aledershot; Lucy (Sarah Smart) persuades her parents to let her go to an all-night function with her boyfriend.