All five episodes of the first series of the BBC comedy from writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft. When Alf Stokes (Paul Shane) and James Twelvetrees (Jeffrey Holland) meet in the trenches of World War One, they help save the life of a wounded officer. Years later, they both find themselves working on the household staff of that officer's brother, Lord Meldrum (Donald Hewlett). In this series, Lord Meldrum's car is vandalised, and James begins to fall for Miss Poppy (Susie Brann). Episodes are: 'The Phantom Sign Writer'; 'A Deed of Gift'; 'Love and Money'; 'Fair Shares'; and 'Beg, Borrow or Steal'.
Ten years after their initial meeting in a trench during the First World War, two soldiers, Alf Stokes (Paul Shane) and James Twelvetrees (Jeffrey Holland) are reunited with the officer they saved, the Honourable Teddy Meldrum (Michael Knowles). Both James and Alf are taken on as staff for Teddy's aristocratic brother Lord Meldrum (Donald Hewlett) who is head of a large wealthy household. Series one of the comedy penned by David Croft and Jimmy Perry contains the episodes "The Phantom Sign Writer", "A Deed of Gift", "Love or Money", "Fair Shares" and "Beg, Borrow or Steal".