George's Uncle Jim ( John Baskcomb ) comes over from Australia. He is unaware that George and Suzy have divorced. Over a meal in a high-class restaurant, he tells his nephew he wishes to give him his inheritance now so he can have the privilege of watching them spend it. George, thrilled at the prospect of coming into money, does not let on that his marriage to Suzy is over.
Who should walk into the restaurant at that moment but Suzy and in the company of two men to boot? George pulls her to one side and whispers in her ear about Uncle Jim's offer. She agrees to keep quiet about the divorce for the time being. But how much longer can the pretence be maintained?
One of the best episodes. George and Suzy's attempts to be lovey dovey when they cannot stand one another provides some good comic moments, and the former has to repeatedly pop back to his cottage for items such as wine, pretending that there is a helpful neighbour in residence. Uncle Jim becomes suspicious when he finds only one bed in Suzy's room. "Where does George sleep? On the floor?". Predicably, the charade collapses in ruins.
John Baskcomb, a.k.a. 'Uncle Jim', played a circus owner hypnotised by The Master in 'Terror Of The Autons', a 'Dr.Who' adventure from the previous year.
Funniest moment - in the restaurant, George says that he and Suzy must pretend to be still married to qualify for Uncle Jim's inheritance. She spits at him: "I wouldn't get into bed with you even for money!". A man nearby overhears this and looks shocked.
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