A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

1981 - 1984, Comedy
The relationship between a career woman and a bachelor.

Episode Guide

  • A Fine Romance - Happy Ever After?  (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Happy Ever After?

    Laura (Judi Dench) has her doubts about Mike (Michael Williams) proposing marriage.

  • A Fine Romance - A Romantic Meal (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    A Romantic Meal

    Determined to clarify his on-off relationship with Laura once and for all, Mike takes her out for a romantic meal at an Italian restaurant, where he means to propose to her.

  • A Fine Romance - Problems (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:


    Mike refuses to rent Laura an apartment she can afford.

  • A Fine Romance - A Weekend Away  (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    A Weekend Away

    Laura is still trying to get over Mike's trendy new girlfriend, but a weekend with her parents doesn't help.

  • A Fine Romance - Mike's New Girlfriend (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Mike's New Girlfriend

    Laura receives a shock when she calls on Mike on a business issue and finds a girl in his apartment, clad only in a bath towel.

  • A Fine Romance - In Hiding (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    In Hiding

    Mike receives a call from Laura, whom he thinks is still Brussels, but Laura has returned to England and is hiding in her sister's broom closet.

  • A Fine Romance - The Telephone Call (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Telephone Call

    Laura (Judi Dench) unexpectedly returns to England from Brussels. With Michael Williams.

  • A Fine Romance - Extreme Measures (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Extreme Measures

    Laura leaves Mike for a possible job in Brussels, Belgium, after he refuses to start a family.

  • A Fine Romance - Parenthood (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    Laura's desire to have a baby has her following her sister's pregnancy with a great deal of interest.

  • A Fine Romance - Business Problems (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Business Problems

    Mike works twice as hard at the shop while Charlie is in the hospital; Laura wants to start a family.

  • A Fine Romance - The Dinner Party (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Dinner Party

    Laura's (Judi Dench) dinner party is a great success once she and Mike (Michael Williams) leave for the hospital.

  • A Fine Romance - The Hotel  (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Hotel

    Laura's parents visit, expecting to finally meet Mike.

  • A Fine Romance - Missing (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    Laura's parents come to meet Mike and to celebrate Helen's news and Mike makes an unusual first impression.

  • A Fine Romance - Furniture (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Laura and Mike realize that they have never been optimistic about their relationship's chances and decide to call it quits.

  • A Fine Romance - Boulogne (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Laura's attempts to go to France for the day, first with her sister and then with Harry, are repeatedly foiled.

  • A Fine Romance - The New Secretary (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The New Secretary

    Mike is more than a little worried when Laura goes to dinner with a dashing man and then quits her job to go work for him.

  • A Fine Romance - Was That a Proposal? (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Was That a Proposal?

    Laura (Judi Dench) thinks Mike's (Michael Williams) invitation to live together is a wedding proposal.

  • A Fine Romance - A Trip to the Dentist (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    A Trip to the Dentist

    A dentist's sedative leaves Laura (Judi Dench) a little loopy and more than a little amorous. With Michael Williams.

  • A Fine Romance - A Helping Hand (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    A Helping Hand

    Laura (Judi Dench) turns her part-time help at Mike's (Michael Williams) business into a managerial position.

  • A Fine Romance - Playing Games (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Playing Games

    Laura's fears that Mike won't want to see her again are heightened when she sees him going to lunch with an attractive client.

  • A Fine Romance - Keep Them Apart (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Keep Them Apart

    Laura's amorous mood is ruined when Mike realizes that his van is illegally parked, but when it won't start, he returns for a night of love.

  • A Fine Romance - How To Avoid Bankruptcy (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    How To Avoid Bankruptcy

    Mike (Michael Williams) moves into his potting shed when he sells his house to keep his business afloat. With Judi Dench.

  • A Fine Romance - Unlucky In Love  (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Unlucky In Love

    Laura pursues an English gentlemen visiting Brussels and Mike is attracted to a nymphomaniac customer.

  • A Fine Romance - The Restaurant (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Restaurant

    Mike and Laura (Mike Williams, Judi Dench) argue about going to Harry's (Geoffrey Rose) party.

  • A Fine Romance - Different Answers (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Different Answers

    Laura and Mike (Judi Dench, Michael Williams) tell different stories about what happened on the night he took her home.

  • A Fine Romance - First Meeting (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    First Meeting

    A man Laura meets at her sister and brother-in-law's party takes her home -- only things go downhill from there.