Archie is interested in attracting more visitors to the estate by installing a new wildlife centre which thoroughly aggravates Golly. Meanwhile, Lexie is very displeased when she sees that Archie has employed a new cook and cleaner, Irene.


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Episode complete credited cast:
... Archie MacDonald
... Lexie McTavish
... Duncan McKay
... Golly Mackenzie
... Molly MacDonald
... Irene Stuart
... Kilwillie
Alec Heggie ... Tommy
... Badger
Sheila Latimer ... Shop Assistant
David Lyon ... Mr. Burns


Molly returns from her African sojourn full of life and ready to get on with her new situation. Archie has decided to open a wildlife centre featuring some of the region natural wonders, including wolves. The whole thing doesn't sit well with Golly who, as the Ghillie, has spent his entire life leading visitors on hunting and fishing expeditions. Archie seems unable to understand that he is changing Golly's life in one fell swoop. His more immediate concern is that the wolf enclosure is soon to be inspected and unless he has a qualified gamekeeper, the facility will never be licensed. With Golly refusing to have anything to do with the new enterprise, it leaves only Duncan to impress the inspector. At the manor house, Archie hires a new cook and housekeeper, Irene Stuart, without first consulting Lexie. She thinks the cooking and housekeeping is her job and goes out of her way to push Alice out of the way. Killwillie is smitten with Molly but his plans for an elaborate dinner are ... Written by garykmcd

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wolf | debt | makeover | new job | poacher | See All (10) »


Comedy | Drama | Romance




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1 September 2002 (UK)  »

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Duncan (Hamish Clark) states that Irene (Rebecca Lacey) is good looking but a bit too old for him. In real life, Hamish Clark and Rebecca Lacey are the same age. See more »


Lexie McTavish: Are you sure you should be cuddling the housekeeper, your lairdship?
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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