Welcome back to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, where the worlds oldest delinquents and longest-running sitcom keep getting better with age! In Vintage 2002, Clegg performs a semi-successful exorcism on Howards squeaky bicycle. Truly and Billy make hilarious mischief with a shop-window dummy. Howard and Marina pursue their illicit romance with the help of a discarded chaise longue, while Compos son, Tom, pushes the wrong button on an inflatable animal feeding trough, with surprising results. Peter Sallis, Frank Thornton and Tom Owen take star turns in all ten episodes, plus the 2002 Christmas Special, A Musical Passing for a Miserable Muscroft.
A Brief Excursion in the Fast Lane
Smiler acquires a new lodger when Tom is made homeless after being thrown out by Mrs. Avery. Barry starts a midlife crisis and desires speed and danger, Wesley makes him a motorised scooter while Glenda takes up motorbiking. Howard is jealous when he sees Marina kissing Tom
The Mystical Squeak of Howard's Bicycle
Glenda's old school friend, Astrid, comes to visit so Tom tries to set her up with Smiler. Billy and Truly have a competition to see who has the best sixth sense. Howard thinks Pearl has put a spell on his bicycle and gets Clegg to exorcise it. Thora Hird did not appear in this episode.
Mervyn Would Be Proud
Barry has decided to take Glenda to his works dance, so it's a dinner suit for him and a long frock for her. Billy has to practise his archery skills for a display he has promised to his new fan Mervyn. Howard buys Marina a cuckoo clock and Pearl an out of tune musical box.Edie's car continues to prove it has a mind of its own when it ends up in a field.
The Incredible Journey of Norman Clegg
Howard presses some picnicware on Clegg for safekeeping, but fails to mention that Marina herself comes with them. Truly and Billy have to help get her away from Clegg, whilst Howard causes trouble at the ladies' coffee morning. Smiler and Tom find themselves pushing a dummy around on a cart to advertise Auntie Wainwright's clothing department.
Beware of the Hot Dog
Pearl and Roz go for a day out, Howard is suspicious and recruits Smiler to help him follow them. The trio meet a man who is looking for his missing girlfriend. Marina has ditched Howard- again!- and by sheer coincidence encounters the runaway girlfriend. The pair decide to start a life together, forswearing male company. Wesley invents a portable hot dog stand which, with the help of Clegg, Truly, Billy and Tom he takes out into the country to test. Auntie Wainwright tries to sell a second hand wardrobe.
In Search of Childlike Joy and the Farthest Reaches of the Lotus Position
Tom tries to help Smiler achieve a sense of childlike joy with the help of Wesleys homemade trolley. The ladies go for a run in Edie's car and end up hiding from the police who happen to be in a lake. Barry gets stuck in the lotus position in a barn. Jean Alexander did not appear in this episode.
A Chaise Longue Too Far
It's Barry & Glenda's wedding anniversary. Barry goes out to buy jewellery at Auntie Wainwright's and comes back with a chaise loungue which Glenda rejects due to lack of space, but it comes in handy when Truly, Clegg, Billy, Tom & Smiler try to help Howard escape from his own home so he can meet Marina.
Exercising Father's Bicycle
Barry challenges a work colleague to a duel. Howard gets stuck on the roof and while trying to avoid the Repo man Tom tries ro recreate some of his father's stunts on his old bicycle
Sadly, Madly, Bradley
Billy Hardcastle's gloomy brother-in-law, Bradley, is in town, and the trio, along with Tom and Smiler, attempt to get him smiling with a day on the river in a rubber dinghy.
It All Began with a Volvo Headlamp
Clegg, Truly and Billy meet the wise man of the woods, who is neither wise nor living in the woods. Barry goes on an errand of mercy
2002 Christmas Special: A Musical Passing for a Miserable Muscroft
Billy Ingleton acquires a mobile pipe organ. The ladies feel its appropriate for a charity pageant. Marina declines to go out with Howard because she's caught the showbiz bug, and is rehearsing a play at the local church. Howard asks the trio to help him think of something "showbizzy" they can do together..