Tony turns to his chauffeur, secretary and housekeeper for support when his wife walks out.
Tony's mother is hospitalized with appendicitis; Ruth returns home.
Tony takes a marquee at the County Show to promote his business.
Ruth returns and accuses Tony of sleeping with Dawn; Tony takes Sam, Maggie and Mrs. Wembley to Stephanie's Open Day at school.
Tony throws a birthday party for his mother; Maggie's father visits
Mrs. Wembley gives her good friend Sir Douglas another cooking lesson; Tony and Maggie spend time alone.
Tony asks Sam to accompany him to Barbados when Ruth goes to Spain with another man.
Tony and the gang return from Barbados to find a little surprise awaiting them.
Ruth and Tony reconcile; Tony's secretary, Maggie, has trouble being civil to Ruth.
Tony's happy to have his whole family home together; Maggie gives her notice.
Tony finds out another firm is undercutting his prices and decides to plant a mole in the opposition's camp.
Tony's marriage hits another rough patch; Mrs. Wembley sets up a date for Sam and Maggie.
Tony makes another date with Jane Webster, against Sam's advice; Maggie and Sam go to a football game.
The Carpenter household cannot get straight whether they will have a fancy dress party.
Tony and Dawn go fishing, which does not please Ruth.
Dawn arrives for her new job; three of Tony's drivers go home sick; Tony picks up Jane.
Tony, Mrs. Wembley and Sam act out 'Sunset Boulevard'; Mrs. Wembley auditions gardeners.
Tony's new woman is a hit with everyone except Ruth.