2point4 Children Season 6
S06 E01Nov 14, 1996
Dog Day Afternoon Nov 14, 1996 Bill and Rona look at a garage to use as storage for their business. They are disappointed that it is very close to a railway line. Ben is bored because the football season has ended. He puts slugs on one side of a bush in the garden and snails on the other, to see who eats it the fastest. When Jenny sunbathes in the garden, they crawl onto her. When a phone call from Jenny's mother makes Bill assume that Clive is going to a jeweller to buy an engagement ring, she tells Ben, David and Rona. They all agree that Jenny is not ready for engagement. Bill and Rona compete with Ben and David to find Clive first, as each think that they are the best person to talk Clive out of proposing. When they talk to Clive, they realise that the ring he is intending to buy is to be fixed into himself.
S06 E02Nov 21, 1996
The Lady Vanishes Nov 21, 1996 On an eerie Halloween evening, the Porters consider the implications of the disappearance of Mrs Crudaal, their next door neighbour, and the delivery of a rather large box to the same address. Bill believed her surname to be Crandall, but Ben says that it is Crudall, which is an anagram of Dracula.
S06 E03Nov 28, 1996
Vertigo Nov 28, 1996 Bill and Rona visit Bill's aunt Belle, who is now living in a tower block. Belle is stuck on the window ledge several stories up, having gone out there to feed the pigeons. While trying to save her, Rona and Bill become stuck there too - Rona narrowly avoids falling when a chunk of the ledge collapses when she steps on it. Rona tries to convince Bill that the situation they are in has been brought on by a horoscope. The three women are rescued.
S06 E04Dec 5, 1996
The Trouble With Harry Dec 5, 1996 Bowing to Ben, Jenny and David's desire for the family to have a dog, Bill agrees against her better judgement to have an imaginary dog, Harry, for a trial period of two weeks. Bill is shocked to find a real dog - a golden retriever - in the house, which she gives to a blind man whom she believes to be its owner. She quickly finds out that it is not his. Ben brings a very similar-looking dog home, as do Jenny and David.
S06 E05Dec 12, 1996
The Man Who Knew Too Much Dec 12, 1996 Ben is 38 and his increasing dissatisfaction with imminent middle age results in him applying to join the exclusive plumber society - The Brotherhood of the Plunger. He has to perform rituals to be eligible to join, and is then invited to a meeting. He wrongly assumes his invitation to be a prank by Jake, so he takes the hoods off a few of the attendees - for which he is rejected and ejected.
S06 E06Dec 19, 1996
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Dec 19, 1996 Ben's mid-life crisis worsens. Bill is astonished to be left two items by a distant relation: a strange-looking wardrobe and a genuine fur coat. Jenny disapproves of the fur trade, so Bill hides in the wardrobe whilst wearing the coat. The wardrobe is taken to auction with Bill in it. She leaves, walking into an anti-fur demonstration at which Jenny is one of the attendees. Rona has cravings for strange combinations of food, making her suspect that she is pregnant. A test shows that she is not pregnant, but has diabetes. When leaving the hospital, she finds an abandoned baby girl under a bush.
S06 E07Dec 20, 1996
And Now The Screaming Starts Dec 20, 1996 Ben is missing from home and work. With the help of Harry, Bill finds him singing on stage with David's boy band. Rona brings the baby home. She hides her from Bill, who finds out about her due to hearing the baby's crying.
S06 E08Dec 26, 1996
Two Years Before The Mast (1996 Christmas Special) Dec 26, 1996 Tina has booked herself on a luxury cruise alone; Brian having left her two years ago. When Bill and company give Ben’s tactless sister a lift to the ship, they end up crashing into the captain and his crews’ cars. Later, after getting onto the ship to say goodbye to Tina, it departs. Bill, Ben, David and Rona have to disguise themselves to prevent the captain from recognising them.