Brittas celebrates his anniversary by baking a cake, but the staff refuse to eat it because they are convinced he's been cursed by an old gypsy woman; Colin launches a model of Noah's Ark in the swimming pool; a buildup of marsh gas results in an emergency evacuation of the Leisure Center.
The staff vies for Gordon's favor to win an employee-of-the-month honor; Julie treats her niece to Gavin's Birthday Party Package, but cringes when Colin's magic act goes awry. Colin: Michael Burns. Gavin: Tim Marriot. Julie: Judy Flynn.
Gordon (Chris Barrie) returns from America enthused about a motivational technique that Carol (Harriet Thorpe) uses to take his job. Laura: Julia St. John. Colin: Michael Burns. Helen: Pippa Heywood. Gavin: Tim Marriott.
Gordon's new staff procedures unexpectedly pit Gavin against Colin, while government records indicate that Tim doesn't exist. Also: trial witness Julie (Judy Flynn) is dogged by an overzealous bodyguard. Tim: Russel Porter. Gavin: Tim Marriott. Colin: Michael Burns.
Helen wants to purchase the lease for the facility's sauna; Carol (Harriet Thorpe) takes an assertiveness class; Julie goes into labor in Colin's office. Julie: Judy Flynn. Colin: Michael Burns. Helen: Pippa Heywood. Brittas: Chris Barrie.
Brittas tries to prepare his staff for a visit from a TV reporter, but his efforts are panned after the reporter excoriates Carol and Colin (Harriet Thorpe, Michael Burns). Brittas: Chris Barrie. Tim: Russel Porter. Laura: Julia St. John.
Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night... two months from now.