Reginald Perrin’s family and colleagues gather for the reading of his will. He’s left them large amounts of money, but only if they complete some utterly absurd tasks.
In response to his will, Reggie's friends and family embark on attempts at absurdity, but decide they may have to team up to become completely absurd.
Reggie's family and friends form “The Bloodless Revolution of Senior Citizens and the Occupationally Rejected” party, and aim to take over Britain.
Keen to inherit his fortune, Reggie's relatives and friends complete absurd tasks. Jimmy tries to pass Elizabeth's idea of a think tank and a policy research unit as his own.
Reggie’s family and friends continue their absurd plans in the hope of getting his inheritance. Romance is in the air as CJ spills the beans about the revolution to a journalist.
David may have blown the revolution's security sky high. Meanwhile, Jimmy is booking thousands of coaches and marching old men until they drop.
It is the day of the revolution, and thousands of pensioners prepare to converge on London. Will the group succeed, and inherit the money?
Popular 1970s sitcom about a middle-class, middle-aged rebel. Why is Reggie referring to his mother-in-law as a hippopotamus? Show more
Fed up with the success of his shop Grot, Reggie is determined to shock his way to self-destruction, but it seems that however absurd his behaviour people can no longer be shocked. Show more
Reggie, not content with disappearing, has a new idea for a venture: a community for the middle-aged and middle-class. He sets out to recruit staff.
The staff of Perrins complete their amazingly rigorous training and the community's doors are thrown open to the general public. But the expected rush doesn't materialize. Show more
The slow trickle of visitors to Reggie's Community increases and becomes a fast trickle. The treatment they receive is astonishing, and so are the results.
Perrins is now in full swing with guests and money pouring in. The council planning department takes an interest. Some of the guests reveal their innermost secrets.
Reggie's community has become an enormous success after a television feature, but how long can it last?
A jinx has hit the community. It is under attack from within and without and it seems that nothing can stop the rot. Reggie gets grumpier throughout and shows it.
Reggie is offered a job at Amalgamated Aerosols, but the sweet smell of success still eludes him.
Reggie Perrin needs a month's holiday, but all he gets is an afternoon in a safari park with his wife, daughter, son-in-law and their two 'tiny adults'.
While Elizabeth is away, Reggie asks Joan to come over for a business meeting, but he actually intends to start an affair with her. A stream of visitors causes his plan to go awry. Show more
Reggie's revolt against the normality of his life is becoming brazen. While Elizabeth is away, he gives a dinner party without any food.
Reggie decides to put an end to it. He says goodbye to Joan, makes a drunken speech to the British Fruit Association, says goodbye to Elizabeth and fakes his own suicide. Show more