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(2000–2004)

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2000

29 Sep. 2000
Cooking the Books
Bernard is struggling to cope with getting down to menial but essential tasks for his book shop, such as the accounts when a chance meeting with a customer, Manny, helps him out. Meanwhile, the owner of the shop next door, enlists the help of Bernard and his customers to find out exactly what an object from her shop is and in doing so misses an important appointment.
 
6 Oct. 2000
Manny's First Day
Bernard wakes up to discover that he has a new employee for his book shop, who infuriatingly has great skill at selling books. While Bernard is reluctant to keep him on, Fran makes her feelings clear on the matter.
 
13 Oct. 2000
Grapes of Wrath
After Manni calls a cleaner to the shop, he and Bernard must vacate it. Luckily they are asked to house sit for a friend. Meanwhile Fran goes on an ill-fated date.
 
20 Oct. 2000
The Blackout
Manny stays up watching 'The Sweeney' and is mistaken for a policeman after chasing a handbag snatcher. Fran and Bernard exchange stories about their previous day, Bernard recalling a disastrous dinner party with old friends who blanked him and Fran telling him about blanking her boyfriend after catching him with another woman.
 
27 Oct. 2000
The Big Lock-Out
Following a burglary Bernard buys a sophisticated alarm system which results in Manny getting locked inside the shop and Bernard stuck outside in the rain. Fran is no help as she took her phone off the hook to listen to the sexy man reading the shipping forecast.
 
3 Nov. 2000
He's Leaving Home
Manni finally gets fed up with Bernards constant abuse and demands on him so he leaves for a better life. However, he doesn't get far when he meets a man at Kings Cross station who wants to make him a star. Meanwhile back at the shop Fran and Bernard are arguing more and more about Manni's departure.
 

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