Terry is divorced from his German wife and has a Finnish girlfriend Christina. At Thelma's suggestion they join her and Bob on a caravan holiday but due to a mishap the men get separated from the women. Thelma mistakenly accuses Bob of infidelity and their row is heard publicly as they are in a van with the P.A. still switched on. Bob and Terry then holiday without the girls and,in a hotel at Whitley Bay,score with both the landlady and her daughter but have to make a hurried,trouserless,exit. Terry decides to emigrate and Bob joins him for a farewell drink on board his ship. However Terry changes his mind at the last minute and disembarks, realising too late that Bob is still on board and heading for Bahrain. Written by
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Emotion blazes across the big screen as Bob and Terry knock down the frontiers of human knowledge and Newcastle ale.
Did You Know?
Rodney Bewes stated that during the filming of this movie, James Bolam made personal remarks against him, and they have not spoken since. See more
Thelma opens the door to Terry's flat by pulling the key through the letterbox to let herself in. As she does so, the shot changes to an interior one, where the key is still hanging on the inside with no time for her to have replaced it. See more
That's just one of life's bitter ironies Bob.
I suffer a lot from those.
Lyrics by Ian La Frenais
Music by Mike Hugg See more