The prospect of two toilets and an en suite appeals to Alf but he must take action when the situation might lead to him being the young Scouser's lodger.25 July 1966Alf is less than pleased when Mike's parents, Irishman Patrick and his wife Kate come to stay for the week and is soon at odds with Patrick.
Alf is driving - very badly - and to make matters worse it transpires that he does not even have a driving licence.
On arriving at the pokey cottage Alf has the inevitable run-ins with the locals and a couple of aristocrats.
26 December 1966As the Garnetts celebrate Christmas Alf berates Rita and Mike for only giving him ' Whiffs' as opposed to real cigars and second-rate socks whilst they have bought Else a dress and accuses his atheist son of hypocrisy.
Rita cannot recall his gift of a doll's house when she was little - though that was because Alf fell downstairs and broke it whilst he was drunk.
When the carollers call Alf is ready for then with a vase of dirty water but has to drink it when he sees the vicar heading the singers.
2 January 1967The sexual morals of the youth of the mid nineteen sixties are far from acceptable to pedagogue Alf and when daughter Rita's virtue is brought into question by socialist son-in-law Mike the predictable explosion occurs.9 January 1967Pipe smoker Alf reluctantly accepts a challenge given by his long haired,socialist, son-in-law Mike to give up smoking, both Else and Rita are pleased, but which of the two men will crack under the strain first?16 January 1967In yet another political argument, this time about the war in Vietnam, Alf declares that all protesters are Communists.6 June 1966Proud house owner and Tory Alf is very angry by his socialist son-in-law, Mike's comments about the family home being a slum,further humiliation and arguments follow in a boozy session in the local pub.13 June 1966Following yet another political spat with Mike Alf heads off to the pub having had a short nap.He cannot understand why all the punters are laughing at him until it transpires that Mike has drawn a face on his bald head.