If John Cleese made you laugh till you cried in Fawlty Towers and Monty Python’s Flying Circus, he’ll make you chuckle out loud as Phil, a still snappy retiree in love with his neighbor, Edith (Alison Steadman, Mrs. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice). Just as Edith finally agrees to marry Phil and move together to their own peaceful place in the sun, her 50-year-oldson crashes back into their lives with his
messy midlife crisis. Oh dear. All six episodes of the new BBC sitcom.
EPISODE 1 - BUBBLY
Edith's dreams of retirement to the sun with her long-term suitor Phil are shattered when her 50-yearold
son Roger arrives home, seeking to recapture the happiness of his boyhood.
EPISODE 2 - BIRTHDAY
Edith is about to celebrate her 70th birthday, and Phil and Roger are determined to outshine each
other with their gifts. However, Edith is far from impressed with her son's present - tracking down the
family's former cleaner. Meanwhile, Roger tries to disrupt his mother's new romance by bringing up
EPISODE 3 - THE M ARRIAGE COUNSELLOR
Mrs Gale gives herself the task of being an unofficial marriage guidance counsellor to Roger and
Wendy, whom she advises to practice being nice. Edith and Phil seize the chance to get away for the
weekend, but they soon receive an alarming phone call from their cleaner, who has hijacked their
house as a venue for a party.
EPISODE 4 - THE BURGLARY
As tensions grow between Roger and Wendy, a midnight break-in brings Edith face to face with a
ghost from her past. How can she explain the raffish Bob to Phil?
EPISODE 5 - ROGER THE CARER
Bob gives Roger the idea of applying to be a paid carer for Edith. The trouble is, Edith is perfectly
well, so who can Roger persuade to stand in for her?
EPISODE 6 - OLD FLAMES
Phil is worried that Edith's old flame Bob may be gaining ground, and that his own one-time floozy
Desiree may put in an unwelcome appearance.