All five episodes of the first series of the BBC comedy from writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft. When Alf Stokes (Paul Shane) and James Twelvetrees (Jeffrey Holland) meet in the trenches of World War One, they help save the life of a wounded officer. Years later, they both find themselves working on the household staff of that officer's brother, Lord Meldrum (Donald Hewlett). In this series, Lord Meldrum's car is vandalised, and James begins to fall for Miss Poppy (Susie Brann). Episodes are: 'The Phantom Sign Writer'; 'A Deed of Gift'; 'Love and Money'; 'Fair Shares'; and 'Beg, Borrow or Steal'.