Howard dresses Tom up in racing gear, complete with helmet, and makes sure Pearl sees him so that he can use the disguise later to meet Marina - but others think he is Tom as well and Howard finds out just how busy and challenging Tom's day can be. Glenda has her own annoying neighbor to deal with.
While Tom is cleaning out the back room he discovers a safe which Auntie has forgotten about for many years - now, not only can't she remember what's inside, but she has forgotten the combination as well! It's a good thing that Miss Davenport and Marina know a retired jewel thief.
Clegg hears his new neighbor - retired milkman Luther 'Hobbo' Hobdyke - has strong links to MI5 and the secret service. Although he recalls his adventurous past as a spy to Alvin and Entwistle, they know him better for not having been a particularly good milkman - but Hobbo insists the dairy work was merely a therapeutic measure to alleviate combat stress.