Eric and Hattie are summoned to the office of the BBC's Head of Light Entertainment to celebrate 20 years of doing their series on TV; however, the presentation ceremony does not go as planned.
Eric is celebrating his birthday with Hattie and Corky; however, after a fracas with the local bully, Billy Big Knuckle, and treatment by a specialist, he becomes a considerably weaker version of the Bionic Man.
Eric and Hattie decide to go on a camping vacation on the South Coast; after a series of incidents, the insurance money comes in very handy.
After a Chinese take out, Eric and Hattie both get a tummy bug; the pills prescribed by their doctor have a curious effect, as they discover, during dinner with the captain of the golf club that Eric is trying to join.
Eric and Hattie are all ready to depart for their vacation in the West Country, leaving Miss Rumbelow looking after the house; waiting to leave, Hattie reveals the true story of last year's vacation abroad.
Because of all the social work Hattie is doing, Eric is convinced that she is heading for a nervous breakdown; concocts a scheme to make her realize that she is doing too much.
Eric and Hattie agree to put up a friend's nephew for a few days; on arriving home, all they find is a guitar, a hypodermic needle and a pair of eyes staring at them from the cellar.
When the BBC drama department decides to film in the Sykes' garden, Eric becomes another Cecil B de Mille.
Eric is persuaded that armageddon is nigh, and gathers some friends on a hill to witness the coming cataclysm.
Hattie wants to get professional decorators in, but Eric insists on doing it himself; soon the builders have to be called in to repair damage.
Eric's desperate to go to a football match, but he has to work; so he hatches a plan to get out of work.
Eric decides that the time has come to strike a blow against inflation.
Eric falls under the spell of a hypnotist.
Eric has to use his neighbor's bath.
A tramp moves into the siblings' home and refuses to leave.
Eric tries his hand at being an inventor, and creates the burglar alarm to beat all other burglar alarms.
Eric and Hattie disagree about where to take a vacation.
A neighbor comes to stay while his home is being decorated.
Eric and Hattie indulge in a day of deep sea fishing.
Eric starts to become serious about his new movie camera, and decides to make a documentary about Constable.
Eric and Hattie spend Christmas Day at Corky's, which proves a bit of an eye opener when they meet his family.
Hattie goes out for the night, leaving Eric at home, although he is not left alone for long; Madge turns up with romance on her mind.
When Eric sets up a business with Madge from the baker's shop, he soon learns her plans involve a great deal more than simply making doughnuts.
Eric lands a job at the local paper, but to get promoted he must interview a famous writer.
Eric and Hattie explain to Corky why the tourist trade in Scotland is booming.
Eric and Hattie visit the Bavarian Alps and Eric rashly accepts a wager to glide down the Jungfrau; Eric's descent might or might not be elegant.
Eric decides that acting is his true calling.
A stranger arrives at the house and takes the siblings back in time to the night of a pea soup fog.
A riverside retreat proves to be far from idyllic.
Hattie wants to put her new found first aid skills into practice.
Hattie has bought Eric a diary for his birthday, but Eric's got her something much more exciting.
A lodger turns out to be nuisance.
The siblings agree to look after their friend's pub for the night, but suddenly the place becomes packed.
While on vacation in Bogsea, Eric tries to spot Miss Tilly Truelove of the Daily Bugle in order to win a cash prize.
The siblings receive an unexpected visitor in their living room.
It looks as if Eric's domestic bliss will be disrupted if Hattie's new boyfriend gets his way.
While describing a recent vacation in Scotland, Eric exaggerates his fishing prowess.
Strange things happen when Eric and Hattie unpack an old theatrical trunk belonging to their Uncle Edward, an escapologist.
Eric's techniques as an encyclopedia salesman fail to impress his neighbors.
Eric is outraged by plans to build a block of apartments in Sebastopol Terrace.
Hattie gives Eric an ultimatum about his new feathered friend.
Eric and Hattie have a run in with the law.
Eric's horoscope advises him how he might improve his fortune, but the arrival of a junior Mafia man spells trouble.
Eric's neighbors are suffering from the effects of a mystery window smasher, yet the Sykes residence remains intact.
Eric finds that his imperial throne has been usurped when he turns up to a fancy dress ball as Caesar.
Eric manages to get his head stuck between some railings.
Eric gets a new job as chauffeur to Lady Dorothy, but his driving lessons must have been a crash course.
Golfing mad Eric is in for a few surprises when Hattie decides to join him on the course; ends up coaching the greats of the golf world.
Eric and Hattie are suspicious of their vodka swilling, well off new neighbors.
Eric and Hattie try to revolutionize London Transport by running a bus like an airline, but the depot manager is less than charmed by the idea.
Feeling the worse for wear after his army reunion, Eric wonders what a beautiful girl is doing on his doorstep the following morning.
Eric starts to lose customers when he turns a cafe into a pub.
Eric and the local police.
When Hattie's beloved kitten goes missing, Eric ends up on the roof.
Eric is thrown into panic after he's bitten by a dog.
Here, the siblings try to get rid of an unwelcome guest.
A gust of wind distributes Eric's garbage over his neighbor's path, with unfortunate results.
Eric abandons the housework to join Hattie at the local factory.
When Eric referees a local soccer match, the pressure becomes too much.
Eric and Hattie are visited by a mysterious stranger who claims that he has returned to honor a childhood promise.
Here, Eric is out at sea in his neighbor Mr Brown's new boat.
Ten year old Amanda arrives for the weekend; Eric can't believe she's as innocent as she looks and painfully recalls her sister's love of practical jokes.
When Eric takes up walking he can't stop himself; before long, he's walking to Brighton.
Eric regrets boasting about his aristocratic uncle.
After his neighbor is burgled, Eric invents a ferocious guard dog.