Colonel Maynard announces his engagement to 'the one who got away', a Miss Priscilla Montague. George gets things off to a bad start with his new Mistress, but it's not long before Gabrielle declares war!
A discussion with Ralph leads George and Gabrielle to consider answering an advertisement in the newspaper for a dating agency, the 'Confidential Friendship Bureau'. George is particularly taken with the possibilities.
Colonel Maynard is less than amused to find Gabrielle, George and Ralph before him in court on a Monday morning - and even less amused by their tale involving breaking his car and late-night mischief at a bed and breakfast!
Having struggled to successfully follow a 'Make your own TV' instructional book, George sets his heart on an ex-demonstration set advertised in the paper for just £10. The only problem is, Gabrielle has the same idea.
Realising he's spending more than he earns, George spots a business opportunity in the local paper's selling and wanted columns. Roping in Gabrielle, the pair hope to make a quick buck - but their venture puts the Colonel's beloved Bentley in danger.
Colonel Maynard instructs Gabrielle to 'back Britain' by purchasing only domestic products, amidst the national trade gap's widening. He's less than keen when she serves up doc leaf tea and parsnip wine, in place of his beloved brandy.
Having been ejected from a dull football match between West Ham and his dear Gunners, George determines to ensure he has a ticket for the rematch. Gabrielle lends a hand, but a day watching the game with her wasn't what he had in mind.
Ralph successfully grows a 'tose' - a tulip/rose cross - and announces he will formally name it after Gabrielle. A half-overheard conversation lead the Colonel and George to quite a different impression.