Alf returns home from the funeral of Else, his long-suffering wife. Having lost her disability allowance and half the pension, life ahead is not too rosy.
The long-suffering Johnsons help Alf out when he's shut out after coming home late from the pub.
Alf acts strangely after being locked out of his bedroom by Mrs Hollingberry. The milkman arrives with good news.
Alf and Arthur enjoy a pint discussing the free society. Alf reckons you can have a free society - but only with control and discipline.
With the aid of a jacket full of battle ribbons and Else's chair, Alf and Arthur find themselves in the money.
An unexpected visit coincides with Andy and Fergie's Royal Wedding. There are rivals for Alf's affections.