A second honeymoon in Italy almost results in divorce when William's suitcase contains another woman's undergarments.
Hester joins a sponsored bicycle race for charity and ends up in worse shape than the animals she is trying to help.
William plans his escape when Emma's in-laws arrive for dinner with their suitcases and intentions of staying.
William (Anson Rodgers) attempts to explain to Hester (Julia McKenzie) why he has come home from work smelling strongly of perfume.
In an effort to help William forget his financial problems, Hester takes him to Boulogne for a carefree day and duty-free shopping.
Hester appears on television with her reluctant husband, her mother and an old Chinese vase when an antiques show comes to Barnes.
Hester (Julia McKenzie) attempts to convince her local council of the need for a home for the elderly.
After William's snoring disturbs her nights, Hester's days are not much better when she has to care for a neighbor's dog.
Money, travel and a secret admirer are in Hester's (Julia McKenzie) future when she has her fortune told.
At a wine tasting party, Hester (Julia McKenzie) takes on her blond rival for election to a local committee.
William (Anson Rodgers) is ready to give up Hester (Julia McKenzie) after he takes her advice and begins a starvation diet.
Hester (Julia McKenzie) volunteers to deliver meals to the homebound in addition to looking after her new grandson.
William (Anson Rodgers) is pressed into service as barman and butler when Hester (Julia McKenzie) privately caters a large party.
The expert whom Hester hires to help her redecorate falls down on the job.
Meeting the new in-laws is not the only problem facing William and Hester at their daughter's wedding.
William has a difficult time adjusting to his new contact lenses and to his new temporary secretary -- Hester.
Hester (Julia McKenzie) decides to write a best seller based on a scandalous affair in her neighborhood.
William tries to avoid becoming involved when Hester gets family and friends to help with the church bazaar and concert.
Hester's (Julia McKenzie) contemplates a course of action after discovering her fencing master has a crush on her.
To celebrate their wedding anniversary, William takes Hester back to the hotel where he proposed to her.
The arrival of the rates bill causes William (Anton Rodgers) and Hester (Julia McKenzie) to consider moving.
William and Hester are thrilled when they hear their daughter is expecting a baby, but they also hope for a husband.
Hester (Julia McKenzie) is alarmed to find that she is expected to entertain William's (Anton Rodgers) client from the Middle East.
William (Anton Rodgers) is forced to take along both his wife (Julia McKenzie) and his mother-in-law on a fishing trip.
William (Anton Rodgers) ages rapidly when Hester (Julia McKenzie) sets out to prove that you're as young as you feel.
Hester (Julia McKenzie) cooks up more than she bargained for when she spices up William's (Anton Rodgers) dinner.