Based on the academy Award winning short film, "Bob's Birthday" created by David Fine and Alison Snowden, Bob and Margaret is an animated sitcom about a happily married couple and their two dogs (William and Elizabeth) Bob has his own dental practice, Margaret is a chiropodist. Married for 17 years, the first series (seasons 1 and 2) is set in London until they go on holiday to America and get stuck. The plane inadvertently lands in Canada due to a snowstorm. So the second series (seasons 3 and 4) are set in Canada.
Bob and Margaret have a near-death experience.
Margaret's planned vacation must be aborted when she is called to jury duty.
After attending a financial seminar, Bob becomes hooked on day trading.
Nominated for a Golden Arch Support Award, Margaret wins a romantic getaway, but Bob becomes too jealous to enjoy it.
Bob is shocked to learn about his mother's new boyfriend.
Margaret is upset when she learns what will happen to Bob's donation to the local sperm bank.
When Margaret becomes a candidate for city council, Bob finds himself enjoying his role as a political spouse.
When Bob saves the life of a suicidal man, he is unprepared for the consequences.
When he loses his job, Bob experiences an identity crisis and joins a therapy group.
After Bob is in a car accident with a local mobster, he decides to install a new security system when the man is released from jail.
Bob's canoe outing with his co-workers goes badly, while back home Margaret tries to deal with incompetent workmen.
Bob gets stuck taking his neighbors' adult son Gary to work.
The Fishes experience the joys of their first Christmas in Canada.