Stressed single parent Eric Feeble is upstaged every year at the school cricket match by his neighbour Ray Perfect.
With a bladder the size of Norway and every loo occupied, the last thing Eric needs is to be fronting his company's pitch to build London's biggest-ever reservoir.
Eric is on a work team-building exercise and is partnered with Alison who proves to be as useless in the forest as she is in the office.
Eric falls for the mother of his daughter's best friend Julie. When the allergy-prone pals camp in the back garden, Eric is called upon to nurse Julie through the night.
The ghastly girl next door, Heather Perfect, captures the heart of young Brian Feeble - forcing Eric to steer his son through the minefield of first love.
Eric sacks his au pair Maria when he finds out about her less than squeaky clean extra-curricular activites. She undergoes an extraordinary transformation.
Eric's boss has a menopausal crush on a pretty young thing from the canteen and over promotes her