Bill gets angry at Eddie when he keeps ogling Barbie when she's sunbathing in the garden. Eddie thinks Bill is stirring things up so he decides to move. Bill though doesn't want any black people moving in.
After an argument over a new machine at work gets out of hand, Bill and Eddie both withdraw their labour and go on strike. As a result, Barbie and Joan both also go on strike until the guys go back to work.
Eddie gets all excited about meeting Harold Wilson but the arguments start when Bill puts up a poster of Edward Health in his window. To prove a bet that blacks can get served anywhere, Eddie dresses up in an Afro wig and blacks himself up.
Barbie suggests to Joan that she doesn't wear a bra like her, to try and keep Eddie interested. Eddie though, doesn't even notice. When he later thinks he sees Joan and Bill embracing, Eddie gets really drunk and tries to start a fight.