Mariette (Catherine Zeta Jones) is heartbroken after catching Charley with Miss Winters; Pop's opponent for district council resorts to dirty politics. Charley: Philip Franks. Pop: David Jason. Ma: Pam Ferris. Capt. Battersby: David Haigh.
Pop (David Jason) is persuaded to throw his hat into the political ring when a local councilman falls ill; Primrose's teacher shows more than professional interest in Charley (Philip Franks). Mariette: Catherine Zeta Jones. Primrose: Katherine Giles. Ma: Pam Ferris.
Pop intends to make a splash by building a pool for Ma's birthday, but the arrival of Edith Pilchester's heartthrob threatens to put a damper on the celebration. Meanwhile, Charley and Mariette vacation in France. Ma: Pam Ferris. Edith: Rachel Bell.
Pop (David Jason) gets an education on Brockhurst College after the twins and their friend escape the school; Charley considers buying a brewery on the verge of bankruptcy. Charley: Philip Franks. Mariette: Catherine Zeta Jones.
The twins (Katherine and Christina Giles) are sent to boarding school despite Pop's concern about its dilapidated condition. Pop: David Jason. Mariette: Catherine Zeta Jones. Charley: Philip Franks. Primrose: Abigal Rokison.