Compo is missing Blamire, we learn from him, that Cyril Blamire has gone to live in Oswestry, after hearing a lady he is interested in has become a widow. Clegg has received a letter from Balmire, this letter asks the to meet someone off the bus. This someone is to be Foggy Dewhurst, whom they knew from their childhood and youth, he was a corporal sign writer, but now civilian. He is returning home to Arnold crescent, but no longer has any living relatives to meet.He arrives loaded with keepsake metal signs. Within a short time of meeting up with Foggy, Clegg announces Foggy is a "genuine 14 carat gilt edged barm pot". Foggy has fight fight in a pub with one of Compos many cousins, we don't see it, but despite Foggy boasts it last very little time, and the cousin comes in unscathed, unlike Foggy. The trio is now established. Written by
Did You Know?
The first episode without Michael Bates (Blamire), and the first time Compo is seen with his own cigarettes. See more
When Foggy's bus approaches the bus station, it is displaying route number 11 on the front and side. However when Foggy is disembarking the route number on the side of the bus is 14. See more
None of the cast were included in the openings credits. Presumably, this was not to give away that Michael Bates
had been replaced by Brian Wilde
. See more