March 19, 2004 8:30 pm
In this new series, more problems for Ben appear - Janey comes back home, Susan lies to the police, Michael's become born again and Abi confuses nature with naturism!
March 26, 2004 8:30 pm
Ben has taken a dislike to Michael's geeky friend Hubert. He's therefore relieved when Michael acquires a new, and much cooler, school mate Jack. Michael is soon dressing trendily and hanging out with the cool kids at school.
April 2, 2004 8:30 pm
Ben and Susan decide to help out some friends by flat sitting their brand-new Docklands apartment.
April 16, 2004 8:30 pm
Susan tries to play the role of 'matchmaker' for Roger while Ben is trying to teach Roger how to 'chat up' the ladies. Roger then gets a call girl to try and make Abi jealous but it ends up costing him a fortune to keep the 'romance alive' with her.
April 23, 2004 8:30 pm
Ben becomes jealous of Roger winning a £20 gift voucher on the Times Crossword puzzle and tries to prove to himself that he can do crosswords as quick as Roger but Susan demands Ben's full attention and support after she decides to run for the recently open post for Council to try and change to world by ridding it of Dog Poo. Michael meanwhile has got a new pregnant verminous spider - Nicola who has mysteriously disappeared from his bedroom!
April 30, 2004 8:30 pm
The prospect of imminent death often concentrates the mind and the prospect of Ben's is no exception. After visiting 4 different websites, Ben is now convinced he has just a year left to live and decides to write his will with the secondary purpose of trying to get his children to love (or just notice) him. Susan meanwhile organises Ben's funeral, not helped by Nick taking a job at the undertakers.
May 7, 2004 8:30 pm
Susan feels that she doesn't have enough time to do the housework while holding down her job, therefore decides to interview as many cleaners as possible to find the correct one. She then decides on Martha who not only does the cleaning but does the cooking as well and the rest of the family enjoy it. However as a result Susan starts to feel obsolete and tries to get rid of her by sabotaging the house and eating Ben's mint chocolate sweet left on his pillow. Meanwhile Michael is trying to get a date with a girl at school who loves football by learning everything about football as possible (much to Ben's delight as this is the only subject he knows more than Michael about) and Abi is trying to get a job at a library by learning every single word in the dictionary!
May 14, 2004 8:30 pm
Ben buys Susan the 33 DVD Boxset of Inspector Morse and then tells her of his rich patient who confesses to killing his wife while he was being sedated. Susan then tries to figure out the mystery behind Mr Addis and his wife while in the meantime Michael has another new girlfriend and she tries to figure out everything about it, but Michael isn't too keen on Susan finding out.
May 21, 2004 8:30 pm
Susan is increasingly annoyed at Ben's consistent snoring while she is trying to get to sleep and suggests 'alternative' ways to deal with the ordeal, however it doesn't seem to work and leads to a separation of beds. Both Ben and Susan then have 'perfect' freedom in the lives because of this however Abi has seen this before, having witnessed 5 separations involving her dad, she feels that Ben and Susan are heading for divorced and is convinced she is the case of all family breakups. Meanwhile Janey has started her own shopping business from her room while her boiler is being fixed and is becoming an 'assistant shopper' for both Abi and Michael.
May 28, 2004 8:30 pm
A filmcrew comes to town to film a new film which contains many famous british actors. Ben and Roger fight to perform surgery on the British Heartthrob who wants a 'normal classic' dentist. This leads to Roger geting tickets to the stars fashion perade and Janey finds a way to minipulate Roger to become his 'date for the night' just to mingle with the stars. Michael finds a way to make money out of the film crew by charging them extorsionate amounts of money to use the toilet. Meanwhile, Susan's tourist firm is being taken over by another company and she gets fired, she then becomes determined to take the exam, pass, then quit on the high ground.
June 4, 2004 8:30 pm
Susan is bored with her lot and opts to run her life as a single girl again; Janey takes the opportunity to try running the home with a husband who is less than perfect; and Ben just runs away.
June 11, 2004 8:30 pm
Susan attends a neighbour's book club; Michael runs a booking agency exclusively for Roger; Ben books a seat on the sofa, but gets a new assistant too close to home.
June 18, 2004 8:30 pm
Ben attends a dental conference.