Howard is in a dilemma, he needs to get a gift for Marina's birthday but he can't get out of the house, so Truly & Billy agree to find something special. Barry wins a prize which arrives at the house while he's at work, so Glenda calls him home right away.
It is the annual parade to commemorate Hero of the Battle of Mazurka, and Auntie has hired Tom and Smiler to deliver the star of the show - which of course means all the men need to get involved. Meanwhile, Marina asks Clegg to deliver a message to Howard and seals it with a kiss - causing Clegg to forget what it is.
While walking along the road, Clegg, Truly, and Billy run into a "damsel in distress" - she lost her husband. They take her to Pearl to cheer up while they hunt for her husband - the most depressing man in the world. Meanwhile, Nora's new neighbor, Alvin, tries all day to get a photo of Nora smiling but she's having nothing to do with it - being as suspicious of him as she was with Compo.
Barry has been sneaking around, and Glenda asks Trult & company to find out if there is another woman involved. Barry confesses to TheBoys what's going on but now he's afraid that Glenda has begun to sneak men to the house while he's at work, so he asks them to find out if there is another bloke.
Nora Batty is assigning "volunteers" to take out old persons for the day, despite the fact that the volunteers appear to be the same age as the "old people". The old people, Bert and Sal need help looking for an escaped "Lad" who looks just as old as the old people. Glenda has assigned Barry to "do a little something" for the Children's Concert. Howard seeks an out of the way Inn for the safety of a certain young lady.
Alvin purchases linoleum from Auntie Wainwright. Barry is stuck entertaining a recently divorced man that he and Glenda met on holiday. Billy, Truly and Norman hear faerie music in the woodland. The local police have car trouble.
While trying to talk Nora Batty into a bike ride, Alvin discovers that Nora and her best-friend Audrey had a tiff several years earlier when Audrey laughed at Nora's hat. Alvin enlists the help of Truly, Billy, Howard, and Marina to get them back together. Glenda hires a caddy for Barry.
Truly just can't get the hang of his new cell phone, he keeps missing a persistent caller and Billie takes the advantage to make Truly believe his ex-wife has come looking for him. Howard and Marina are smoking hot.