Harry employs a new barman, Lionel Blakey, but soon discovers that his racist comments are offending both Hanif and the Asian guests.
After an argument, Blakey resigns, which prevents Harry having to decide how to sack him!
Warren Clarke [ Geoff Greenaway ], Linda Marlowe [ Laurie Langley ], George Irving [ Cormack ], Nicholas Simpson [ Daniel Greenaway ], John Carlin [ Ted Michaels ], Shelagh Stephenson [ Melissa ], Ian Puleston Davies [ Ben Wilde ], Sidney Livingstone [ Heavy ], Edward Clayton [ Police Inspector ], George Little [ Manager, Hotel Venice ], Lynne Aston [ Greenaway's Secretary ] Laurie Langley, a has-been pop singer, employs Ken to look after her son after she suspects that her ex-husband, Geoff Greenaway, is trying to kidnap him.
John Arthur [ John ], Graeme Green [ Roger ], Warren Armstrong [ Peter ], Walter Mc Monagle [ Mr Fowler ], Alan Granton [ Driver ], Terry Mason [ Workman ], John Sessions [ Barney Spitz ], Garry Roost [ Leslie ], Patrick Field [ Ralph ], Louise Papillon [ Doctor ], Roger Hume [ Percy ], Paul Mc Cleary [ Reporter ], Mark Audley [ Policeman ] Harry retires from the fire brigade and Ken is invalided out after his lungs are damaged while rescuing a boy from a fire. Ken buys a caravan, The Ponderosa, and tries to make a living as a market gardener.
Harry suggests that Ken should supplement his income by offering to do odd-jobs for people - he places an advert in the local paper.
This is particularly important because Wally Patterson, manager of the Saudi Arabian national team, and Abdul Ibrahim, one of the team's sponsors, are coming to the match.
They want Billy to act as captain and coach for the Arabian team.
Wally describes Billy as "just an alcoholic playboy". Back at The Grand, Ethel and Doreen persuade Rhoma to give Billy one more chance.