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- Pilot Episode
First broadcast: (01/01/1980) (40 min episode)
The members of Maplin’s Holiday Camp entertainments staff assemble for the start of the 1959 season to find a university professor as their new manager.
- Desire in the Mickey Mouse Grotto
First broadcast: (26/02/1981)
Jeffrey is implicated when a member of staff is spotted entering a chalet with a girl camper, placing his new career in jeopardy.
- The Beauty Queen Affair
First broadcast: (05/03/1981)
Jeffrey is called on to judge the Holiday Princess Competition. Meanwhile, Ted teaches Spike how to take advantage of the campers’ generosity.
- The Partridge Season
First broadcast: (12/03/1981)
Mr. Partridge's drinking habit is worsening, and Jeffrey's untimely decision to give him a pay rise doesn't help matters.
- The Day of Reckoning
First broadcast: (19/03/1981)
Fred's jockeying past comes back to haunt him, causing the staff - Peggy and Spike in particular – much inconvenience.
- Charity Begins At Home
First broadcast: (26/03/1981)
Joe Maplin ordains that each Thursday should be Sunshine Smile Day, prompting Ted to indulge in another money-making scheme.
- No Dogs Allowed
First broadcast: (02/04/1981)
Jeffrey's marital problems start to interfere with his work, and scandalous rumours are soon circulating around the camp.
- If Wet - In the Ballroom
First broadcast: (29/11/1981)
The alarming amount of rainfall is disrupting the Maplin's schedule endlessly, so the staff endeavours to combat the problem.
- Peggy's Big Chance
First broadcast: (06/12/1981)
Peggy's burning ambition to be a Yellowcoat may at last be realised when she is asked to take part in the latest pool wheeze.
- Lift Up Your Minds
First broadcast: (13/12/1981)
Jeffrey feels the 'Who's Got The Wrong Trousers On?' Competition is not catering for the cultural needs of the campers, and resolves to do something about it.
- On With The Motley
First broadcast: (20/12/1981)
Ted feels his big chance has come when he is asked to perform some dates at the local golf club dinners.
- A Night Not To Remember
First broadcast: (27/12/1981)
Jeffrey gets lead astray by some campers, and ends up a little worse for wear. Naturally, Gladys is eager to take make the most of the situation.
- Sausages or Limelight
First broadcast: (03/01/1982)
Spike is forced to make an impossible decision when his girlfriend's father issues an ultimatum.
- Nice People With Nice Manners
First broadcast: (31/10/1982)
Yvonne and Barry decide to hold a party in their chalet for the more distinguished among the staff.
- Carnival Time
First broadcast: (07/11/1982)
It is time for the annual town carnival, and Jeffrey is looking to Ted for ideas for the Maplin's float.
- A Matter of Conscience
First broadcast: (14/11/1982)
When Joe Maplin realises that the council's idea for a new hospital threatens his plans for the camp, he advises the staff of what action they must take on his behalf.
- 4. The Pay-Off
First broadcast: (02/11/1982)
The local council remains unfazed by the prospect of having Joe Maplin as a neighbour, so Joe takes drastic action.
- 5. Trouble and Strife
First broadcast: (28/11/1982)
Ted's ex-wife is causing him grief by demanding her maintenance money. When she arrives at the camp in person, Ted is forced to act quickly.
First broadcast: (05/12/1982)
Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should hold the newly-created title of Head Yellowcoat. However, someone who looks likely to threaten her new position then arrives at the camp.
- Co-Respondent's Course
First broadcast: (12/12/1982)
Jeffrey's wife is anxious to obtain a divorce. Unfortunately, he is not very co-operative when it comes to giving grounds.
- It's A Blue World
First broadcast: (19/12/1982)
Ted arranges a special late-night showing of a blue movie for the male campers. Meanwhile, the Yellowcoats plan a birthday party for the twins.
- Eruptions (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (26/12/1982) (45 min episode)
Ted is fed up with his act in the ballroom being constantly interrupted, distracting his audience, and decides it's time Jeffrey did something about it.
- The Society Entertainer
First broadcast: (02/01/1983)
A female camper captures Spike's heart, making him eager to impress her - even if his work suffers as a result!
- Sing You Sinners
First broadcast: (09/01/1983)
The chaplain retires from his camp duties to concentrate on his church, leaving the Sunday Half-Hour in need of a replacement front man.
- Maplin Intercontinental
First broadcast: (16/01/1983)
Joe Maplin is opening a new camp in the Bahamas, and decrees that the winner of the Most Popular Girl Yellowcoat of the Season Competition will fulfil a post there.
- All Change
First broadcast: (23/01/1983)
With the camp filled to capacity, Jeffrey is less than delighted to learn that he has to re-accommodate the entire entertainments staff to make way for the new Yellowcoat Supervisor.
First broadcast: (27/11/1983)
Ted resorts to deceit in order to keep from Jeffrey his private booking at a local function.
- Save Our Heritage
First broadcast: (04/12/1983)
Joe Maplin commands Jeffrey to assist with the demolition of a nearby cottage, which stands in the way of the camp's new extension.
- Empty Saddles
First broadcast: (11/12/1983)
Joe Maplin makes a decision concerning the camp's horses, which proves devastating to Fred.
- The Marriage Settlement
First broadcast: (18/12/1983)
Jeffrey finally agrees to divorce his wife, but in order to do so, he will require the help of a highly improbable source.
- The Graven Image
First broadcast: (08/01/1984)
The camp is all prepared for the unveiling of the new Joe Maplin statue. Alas, several factors, including Spike's uncharacteristic drunkenness, ensure that the ceremony does not run smoothly.
- Peggy's Penfriend
First broadcast: (15/01/1984)
The staff grow concerned for Peggy when she informs them she has a new boyfriend.
- The Epidemic
First broadcast: (22/01/1984)
The staff are expecting a visit from Joe Maplin, when there is an outbreak of ‘chads’ - a form of graffiti. As an indirect result, Barry injures his back, leaving him unable to perform.
- Together Again
First broadcast: (03/11/1984)
The Maplin's staff assembles at the start of the first season of the new decade to find a few surprises awaiting them.
- Ted At The Helm
First broadcast: (10/11/1984)
Ted is excited at the prospect of becoming the new entertainments manager, especially when he is summoned to Maplin's Head Office.
- Opening Day
First broadcast: (17/11/1984)
The opening day of the season has arrived and the staff prepares to greet the first batch of campers at the station.
- Off With The Motley
First broadcast: (24/11/1984)
When the post of Stores Supervisor becomes vacant, Peggy is promoted.
- Hey Diddle Diddle, Who's On The Fiddle?
First broadcast: (01/12/1984)
Peggy and Spike uncover evidence that suggests Clive is working undercover for Joe Maplin and keeping tabs on the staff.
First broadcast: (25/12/1984)
When Ted remembers that he has an old car – identical to Clive's – gathering dust, he comes up with a devious scheme to make some money.
- The Great Cat Robbery (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (25/12/1985) (1 hour episode)
When Peggy recognises a picture of a deceased cat burglar in the newspaper as a former camper, Ted lets his imagination run wild.
- It's Murder
First broadcast: (05/01/1986)
It seems the campers are no longer prepared to put up with Mr. Partridge's behaviour towards their children. So the staff are faced with a predicament when he goes missing.
- Who Killed Mr Partridge?
First broadcast: (12/01/1986)
Ted and Spike have discovered Partridge's dead body floating in the pool. They, and the rest of the staff, have to conceal his apparent murder from the campers.
- Spaghetti Galore
First broadcast: (19/01/1986)
Gladys finds herself very much in demand on the night of her birthday, with two offers of dinner... that she knows about!
- A Lack Of Punch
First broadcast: (26/01/1986)
Head Office decides not to replace Mr. Partridge until the end of the season, and tells the staff that they are to stand in for him until then.
- Ivory Castles in the Air
First broadcast: (09/02/1986)
Gladys gets the wrong idea when Clive takes her to visit his family estate.
- Man Trap
First broadcast: (16/02/1986)
Joe Maplin's press release angers its subjects, Gladys and Spike, whose relationships with Clive and April look set to suffer.
- Pigs Might Fly
First broadcast: (08/11/1986)
The shock departure of Barry turns his partner Yvonne into a recluse in her chalet, and leaves the entertainments programme one act short.
- The New Broom
First broadcast: (15/11/1986)
The unexpected arrival of the new camp controller catches everyone off guard, and Alec Foster is a man who does not pull any punches...
- Orphan of the Storm
First broadcast: (22/11/1986)
The staff rallies round when Alec Foster sacks Peggy. But it seems as though nothing can be done to save her job.
- God Bless Our Family
First broadcast: (06/12/1986)
Fed up with Clive's irresponsible behaviour, his entire family turns up at the camp to try and talk some sense into him.
- Only The Brave
First broadcast: (13/12/1986)
Spike thinks the staff should do something special for April's birthday. But with Ted organising the occasion, things are unlikely to go as intended.
- September Song (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (27/12/1986) (45 min episode)
Ted has a new love interest, a young pianist whom he plans to marry. Elsewhere, Julian is hoping romance will blossom for himself and Yvonne, and takes her to visit his farm.
- Tell It To The Marines (Christmas Special)
First broadcast: (26/12/1987) (45 min episode)
A Royal Marines sergeant antagonises Ted, causing him to make a rash statement, which he may have, cause to regret.
First broadcast: (02/01/1988)
The campers are complaining about how unfunny the camp comic is. Spike believes it's because his engagement to April is preying on his mind and attempts to find a cure.
- The Perils of Peggy
First broadcast: (09/01/1988)
Clive is desperate to win Gladys back, but he requires the help of Ted and Peggy.
- Let Them Eat Cake
First broadcast: (16/01/1988)
Alec Foster pays the camp another visit and Ted takes the opportunity to ask for a pay increase.
- Wedding Bells
First broadcast: (23/01/1988)
As Gladys and Clive prepare to take the plunge, there is a sudden panic when Clive's family finds out about the impending marriage and attempts to put a stop to it.
- The Wind of Change
First broadcast: (30/01/1988)
It's nearly the end of the season, and there are plenty of events scheduled. But when Dawn falls ill, the timetable is thrown into chaos and a replacement is needed. But who?