Heartwarming comedy centred on two life-long friends who take rivarly to extremes and end up forgetting what Christmas is really about. Colin and Howard are in their 30s, both happily married and living on the same street. But despite their grown-up responsibilities, they're still locked in a schoolboy obsession with outdoing each other. Once it was football, girls and clothes; now they compete over cars, jobs and even Christmas decorations on their homes. As they take their latest competition to extremes, they become oblivious to the damage wreaked on their marriages and their lives. Can anything bring them to their senses?