Barbara and Donald buy a large house to provide Christmas and a home to many of the children.
Barbara resigns from the Broughtons and begins work in the children's ward.
While Barbara nurses Donald in Kent, she is asked to stay and use her medical training.
Barbara finds her father in a hospital and her step-mother dead from a bomb that demolished their home.
Sam fails to meet Barbara at a rendezvous in London.
Barbara persuades the Broughtons to take in evacuees but is dismayed by the 12 energetic teenagers that arrive.
The Duke is sent home with only slight injuries in an accident that leaves him obsessed with guilt.
Barbara begins working with the evacuees arriving in the village.
Barbara stays as nanny to the new baby; the Duchess suffers from severe depression.
Sam volunteers when war breaks out, and Barbara finds herself reunited with the Duke and Duchess of Broughton.
Sam returns from a dangerous assignment to marry Barbara in a double wedding with Donald and Dolly.
Barbara turns down Sam's proposal; Maria refuses to tell her son the identity of his father.
A visiting international film star hires a bodyguard for her illegitimate son.
The great occasion of the coronation of George VI is offset by the death of the duke.
Barbara intervenes in Sophie's flirtation with a stable groom.
Barbara's frail young charge becomes deaf.
Henry's pet rabbit is found killed after Sophia's fox escapes.
Barbara moves to a job in plush surroundings but must cope with a senile nanny nobody dares fire.
Barbara's visit to her father and his old flame brings tragedy.
Barbara suspects that May's romance is becoming too serious.
Barbara faces self-doubt, the Rudd family's impending bankruptcy and a tempting offer from her ex-husband.
Barbara collapses from overwork after trying to cope with a new position in a large house.
Barbara restores peace to the household; Adela's pregnancy ends tragically.
Two progressive intellectuals hire Barbara to care for the two Cockney boys they adopted as a social experiment.
The mystery about the parents of two children living with their grandmother creates problems for Barbara.
Barbara is unwillingly involved in blackmail when Mrs. Sackville confesses to an affair with a younger man.
Barbara invents a fantasy game for her charges to help them escape the terror of a formidable governess.
A long-awaited boy in a family of five daughters, a stern father and a modern mother present Barbara with new problems.
Barbara copes with the children of a family of social climbers but shocks other nannies of snobbish Kensington Gardens.
Barbara Gray (Wendy Craig) leaves behind a broken marriage and a resentful father to begin a new life in the 1930s.