Barry tries to return Tom's goat after it has been left in his garage.
Billy becomes a regular character
First appearance of Herman Teesdale
Audience of 8.52 million - 20th-most-watched programme of the week.
The Art of the Shorts Story
Howard gets into a panic when he cannot find his shorts and is questioned about them by Pearl. Howard enlists Billy's help to provide him with some spare shorts, though perhaps he has failed to appreciate the height difference between them.
Audience of 7.17m - 37th most watched programme of the week.
The Missing Bus of Mrs. Avery
Howard is cheerful and Pearl is suspicious. Mrs. Avery is flustered to drive the ladies on their outing.
Audience of 5.65m - 49th most watched programme of the week.
Hey! Big Vendor
Wesley's latest invention should prove a big hit at the jumble sale, if only the rude noises it makes could be quietened down! Meanwhile, Clegg, Truly and Billy seek to help Barry improve his standing at the local golf club.
First appearance of Toby Mulberry Smith (aka the Captain). Trevor Bannister previously appeared on the series 9 years before as the Tailor in Who's Got Rhythm.
Audience of 6.69m - 40th most watched programme of the week.
Enter the Hawk
Barry is interested in a pinstripe suit that he feels will help him look like managerial material. Pearl makes Howard his favourite meal, and Howard becomes suspicious.
Audience of 6.16m - 47th most watched programme of the week.
Gnome and Away
Howard recruits Truly and Clegg to hide his latest gift for Marina until he can give it to her. The coffee circle becomes suspicious and attempts to uncover the truth behind the mysteriously shrouded object.
Norman Wisdom makes his third guest appearance as Billy Ingleton. Although he is uncredited.
Audience of 5.38m - 55th most watched programme of the week.
A Hair of the Blonde That Bit You
When Pearl finds a single blonde hair on one of Howard's shirts he need some assistance to get himself out of trouble enlisting Clegg, Truly and Billy to try to find him a plausible excuse.
Audience of 6.54m - 27th most watched programme of the week.
A White Sweater and a Solicitor's Letter
As Barry and Howard indulge their latest respective passions, a solicitor's letter arrives, addressed to Compo. Truly, Clegg and a nervous Tom venture out to determine whether it's good Yorkshire fortune or a bad bookie debt.
Audience of 5.99m - 40th most watched programme of the week.
Why is Barry at an Angle?
Barry has the undesirable task of collecting on a customer's late payment, and the quartet have a little fun at his expense; meanwhile, Howard and Marina find themselves in a stickier-than-normal situation.
Audience of 4.86m - 51st most watched programme of the week.
The Coming of the Beast
While a rumour of a roaming tiger worries the townsfolk, Wesley's new toy gives Barry a chance to prove his usefulness in overalls.
Last appearance of Nora Batty until the 2002 Christmas special.
Final appearance of Mrs. Avery.
Norman Wisdom makes his fourth guest appearance as Billy Ingleton
Audience of 5.4m - 43rd most watched programme of the week.
June Whitfield makes a guest appearance in this episode, before joining the cast (in a different role) in Series 27. Warren Mitchell also made an appearance in the episode as Whitfield's husband (Not Travis!).
Audience of 6.93 million – 44th-most-watched programme of the week.