This is a classic episode of Bless this House, with an excellent plot. Writer Dave Freeman wrote this episode, and he has wrote many of the classic Bless this House episodes, the best being "Things that go Bump in the Night" (Series 2, episode 12)
In this episode Sid returns from work to hear his cousin Tony is staying at the house. He has come over from the States. When Sid tells the family that Tony's father was killed in New York and his grave had a picture of Al Capone on it, the family rush out to a restaurant for tea. In the restaurant Mike tells the family he would have to be Italian to be a Mafia Member, so the Abbot family calmly go home. When at home they find Tony asleep on the sofa, he wakes up and explains he had to come and get away from some "Stressful Business". He also talks about three relatives of his: Luigi, Benito and Mario. He says there is Italian blood in the family. A scared Abbot family go to bed. Mike sleeps on the couch and Tony has Mike's room. When the aerial wakes Mike up he goes outside to fix it and then the front door slams shut so he has to climb through the window. Someone sees this and calls the police because they think Mike was housebreaking. When the Police knock on the door, Sid hides Tony. The Police find him and arrest him. It turns out that Tony's "Stressful Business" was an argument with his wife and that the Al Capone thing was that his father was an under cover officer and he was murdered by the mafia.
This episode was from the third series when Bless this House was still very good. The first series was excellent, the second was a masterpiece, the third was very good, fourth good, fifth okay and sixth not very good. There were better episodes than this of BTH as well.
Best Moment: When Tony mentions his three sons, Luigi, Benito and Mario
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