A simple dispute over TV channels results in a record breaking row that sees Gabrielle leaving the household, but unless George can persuade Gabrielle to return he's fired.
George's plans to have a long lie-in are threatened after Gabrielle makes a bet with the Colonel that she can get George to go to church with them.
Gabrielle is secretly learning French after winning a trip to Paris in a magazine competition but after being forced to explain this George learns that the trip is for two.
The Colonel tells George that it would be a good thing if he taught Gabrielle to drive, however beginner's enthusiasm causes an accident involving the Chief Constable's car.
Colonel Maynard is expecting a visit from an old flame whom he has not seen for 30 years and Gabrielle gets quite sentimental when she hears that his proposal by letter was accepted.
A squabble over table manners leads to a will-power challenge between George and Gabrielle to see who'll weaken first after giving up food!
After George's horoscope describes his ideal partner as an Aquarian, Ralph reads an advertisement that gives both George and Gabrielle ideas.