The Meldrews return from their holiday to find that their baggage has been sent to the other side of the world.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Doreen Mantle ...
Michael Robbins ...
Irate Neighbour
Doremy Vernon ...
Irate Neighbour
Peter Corey ...
Michael Bilton ...
Mr. Drewitt


The Meldrews return from their holiday via Luton airport where Victor's complaint about the crack in his bottom gets him searched by customs. Unfortunately their house has burnt down but six months later they get a new one on the insurance. They throw a house-warming party but people go to the wrong house twice over whilst Victor returns for a nostalgic look at the site of his old house. Written by don @ minifie-1

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4 October 1990 (UK)  »

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The edition of the Daily Mirror that Victor can be seen reading in bed with the headline "Dive Dive" is from Monday 25th June 1990. See more »


When Margaret and Victor have a house-warming party at their new address, they take a look outside to see a gathering nearby. When they turn the corner for the front door from the inside, all the downstairs lights are on. When the camera shows them at the door from the outside of their house, all the lights are off. See more »


[first lines]
Margaret Meldrew: That's the little café where we used to go for our breakfast. That was our last day in Athens, actually.
Mrs. Warboys: Nice one of the ruins.
Margaret Meldrew: I think that's the hotel. Oh! Your postcard. Which I gave to Victor to post.
Mrs. Warboys: Thanks.
Mrs. Warboys: "Arrived safe and sound. Plane trip fine apart from finding dead snake in the flight bag. Tell you all about that later."
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