Reg is self-conscious about wearing the wig to work. Curly tries to boost his confidence. Percy enjoys himself looking after Rosie to help Sally out. Jack takes umbrage when Rodney offers to help him with cellar work. Reg is pleased when none of the staff mention his hair, unaware that Curly has pre-warned them all. Martin tells Alf he did nothing more than kiss Cathy Power. Alf accepts this until Martin begs him not to tell anyone else. Jamie looks after the pigeons, feeding them after school. Jack promises him a newborn when the next one hatches. Jack fears Rodney is carrying out a time and motion study when he cleans the pipes in the cellar. He throws beer away, telling Rodney customers are complaining of the taste. Gail types Martin's thesis for him. Curly winds up Reg in front of Maureen by dropping hints about "rugs" and "syrups". Audrey is alarmed to hear Martin has asked Alf to keep quiet about what he saw. She feels Gail should know.


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  • TV Times synopsis: It's Reg's first day at work with his new look.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,630,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogue

Audrey Roberts: "What's it worth for me to keep me mouth shut?"
Percy Sugden: "In your case, Mrs Roberts, I doubt whether a king's ransom would be sufficient."


Reg Holdsworth (trying his new wig): "Hey, who do I remind you of?"
Curly Watts: "Basil Brush."

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