The stress of continually seeking perfection, and organising others around him, finally takes its toll on Martin's nerves. Something has got to be done to make him relax - and soon! Show more
Paul plans to leave the area if he can't find suitable premises for his new venture - putting Martin in a difficult position.
Paul and girlfriend Sarah join Hilda, Howard, Ann and Martin on a weekend away at a country cottage, where Martin takes the chance to demonstrate his practical knowledge. Show more
Domestic sitcom starring Richard Briers as the inept Martin and Penelope Wilton as his long-suffering wife, Ann. Martin tries to co-ordinate the neighbourhood watch.
Martin is incensed when Howard and Hilda are denied their right to use a public footpath by a local farmer, and decides to champion their cause. Show more
After some poor results in an Open University test, Ann decides it would be a good idea to bounce her ideas off someone in future. However, her choice of study partner causes quite a stir.
The Personnel Department at Mole Valley Valves plan to extend their office, but this threatens Martin's office space. He decides to say nothing - but events take a strange course.
Martin's life is turned upside down when his company announces plans to move to Oswestry. Ann falls pregnant but Martin is too preoccupied with the thought of having to move to share her joy.