Characters: Brian, Clarrie, David, Joe, Kate, Richard, Shula
- It’s Joe’s 75th and, although he’s not making a fuss, Clarrie’s cooking his favourite tea.
- But it’s not all sweetness and light at Grange Farm, Shula conducts her impromptu inspection, finding 28 faults, many of which had already been pointed out. Later Simon decides to serve them with a Notice to Remedy, giving them three months or else ….
- Meanwhile, Eddie is visited by the Borchester CID, who tell him he was the 15th victim of the forged plate!
- Brian is apologetic to Kate, after reviewing their books he realises that it wasn’t just a game, they had been genuininely unlucky. He even offers her a job managing the Home Farm fishing lake – but she refuses in the face of an offer from the Cat to help with their catering.
- Richard isn’t pleased that Joe missed his x-ray appointment, although Clarrie talks Joe into going to the next one, and Richard snaps at David who is having trouble making a team for the last match of the season.
Summarised by: Chris Harrison