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Rings On Their Fingers

All Episodes 1978 - 1980

  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • 1978-10-13T07:00:00Z
  • 30 mins
  • 10 hours, 0 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy
Oliver Pryde has been living with his girlfriend for 6 years and he is happy with the arrangement and, until Sandy Bennett announces that she wishes to get married, he thought she was too. Her claim that to be unconventional these days means getting married has wrong-footed him. She is content with her victory until she discovers that statistics prove that marriages of people who have previously lived together last as many months as the years they have co-habited!

21 episodes

Special 1 Merry Christmas

  • 1978-12-23T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's their first Christmas together and so to celebrate they decide to invite both sets of parents over for Boxing Day lunch - at least that was the plan!

1x01 What Difference Does A Piece Of Paper Make

  • Series Premiere

    1978-10-13T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

Oliver and Sandy get into a big argument over marriage, he hates the idea and calls it outdated; she wants a ring on her finger - after all, it's been 6 years.

1x02 Lead Me To The Altar

  • 1978-10-20T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

After promising to marry Sandy, Oliver is now being forced to sleep on the camp bed, and have no 'nookie'. They agree to marry in a week, so Oliver doesn't get splinters, so there's lots to do - and sort out a honeymoon.

1x03 The Knot

  • 1978-10-27T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's the night before their wedding, and Sandy stays at home with her mother. Oliver meanwhile, has a stag do with the lads. After a drunken night he realizes he's lost his case for the wedding, and has to return home.

1x04 Vive La Difference

  • 1978-11-03T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

Sandy and Oliver have a few days in the Honeymoon suite in their regular Norfolk Hotel, though Oliver is a bit shocked by the price! They also beat another honeymooning couple to the suite, which Oliver starts worrying about.

1x05 Wholly Deadlock

  • 1978-11-10T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

Sandy and Oliver return home after their honeymoon. Oliver tries to pretend things haven't changed, but change they have. The wedding presents also make the flat look shabby! Oliver then gets a shock when they go round Edgar's.

1x06 Party Mood

  • 1978-11-17T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

Sandy and Oliver celebrate their 'two week, 2 day' anniversary by organizing a party. Only Tom and Joan are having a party the same night, and everyone's been invited to that! Why haven't Sandy and Oliver though?

1x07 Merry Christmas (1978 Christmas Special)

  • 1978-12-23T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's their first Christmas together and so to celebrate they decide to invite both sets of parents over for Boxing Day lunch - at least that was the plan!

2x01 Anniversary Jig

  • Season Premiere

    1979-09-05T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

Sandy is looking forward to celebrating her first wedding anniversary but Oliver prefers to remember the chase and especially the magic when he caught her at the final hurdle.

2x02 A Girl About The House

  • 1979-09-12T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

At a farewell office party, Oliver finds that a bid for promotion, a bottle of sherry and a Chinese restaurant all link to make an unfortunate chain of events

2x03 Job Lot

  • 1979-09-19T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

Oliver has never seen himself as the jealous type but when he sees Sandy with two different men in the space of a couple of hours he can't help wondering if there is trouble ahead.

2x04 Home Market

  • 1979-09-26T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

It has took some convincing but finally Sandy has persuaded Oliver that they need to find more suitable accommodation. As usual, they are totally at odds about what constitutes the perfect marital home.

2x05 Moving Moments

  • 1979-10-03T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

With the house move imminent, Sandy and Oliver get down to throwing out unwanted rubbish but, when it comes to rediscovering cherished possessions, Sandy is surprised that she is not the only one wanting to hold on to things.

2x06 Mothers Old, Pastures New

  • 1979-10-10T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

The move is underway but while they wait to take possession of their new house, Sandy & Oliver are forced to spend a week at her mother's.

2x07 Ours Is A Doghouse, Ours Is

  • 1979-10-17T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

Sandy is finding it hard to settle in their new flat and a visit to their old home hardly helps the situation. Oliver realises that he is going to have to take desperate measures to make her happy but doesn't realise just how far he will have to go...

3x01 It's Not The Thought, It's The Gift

  • Season Premiere

    1980-10-23T17:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's Sandy's birthday and once again Oliver has left the present buying until the last minute .. but what can he buy who has everything, including him!

3x02 Friends And Neighbours

  • 1980-10-30T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

The influence of new neighbours is felt very strongly in the Pryde household prompting fresh thoughts about holidays and even getting Sandy to think about one of her old flames. But, as usual, things are never what they seem.

3x03 If You Can't Beat Them...

  • 1980-11-06T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

While on one of their many economy drives, Sandy and Oliver find themselves in direct confrontation with the Residents' Association Committee. Oliver is determined to win and hits upon the idea to infiltrate their ranks.

3x04 Ladies' Man

  • 1980-11-13T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

There's trouble ahead for Oliver when he becomes entangled in an unfortunate set of coincidences that involve a redhead, a brunette, three blondes and a ballpoint .. but Sandy will understand that it is all innocent, won't she?!

3x05 Home And Away

  • 1980-11-20T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

It's time for their holiday but Sandy is feeling unwell and Oliver is making light of it in a chauvinistic way. However, events are about to take a turn that neither could have foreseen.

3x06 And Joybells On Their Toes

  • 1980-11-27T18:00:00Z — 30 mins

After returning home from their holiday, Oliver is surprised that the news of Sandy's pregnancy has affected friends and relatives in very different ways.