Hyacinth decides to have a second attempt at finding a weekend home in the country and Elizabeth is called in to help her on her property search. Her final choice is `interesting' to say the least and worries Richard enormously.
Hyacinth plans a super-special event, desperate to keep up with the Barker-Finches who have had a local celebrity at their barbecue. However, despite a faultless strategy, events do not turn out quite as she planned.
Hyacinth has her feathers ruffled when she has problems with Daddy, and is appalled to spy a strange man at Elizabeth's house who has obviously spent the night there. What will it do to property values?
The staff has been complaining about the canteen food and the canteen staff is tired of hearing about it. The staff ends up getting the job of running the canteen handed to them so that they can show that they can do it better.