All of Series 3
Written by Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe
Directed by Stuart Allen.
15. First Aid
Blakey decides all Bus Crews must pass a first aid course including Stan and Jack.
Starring Susanne Vassey as Eileen and Ruth Kettlewell as The Nurse
First shown 2nd January 1970
16. The Cistern
A noisy cistern in the Butler household are just the start of the troubles. Buying a new loo isn't the problem it's how to get it home from the shop
17. The Inspector's Niece
Sally is the Inspectors niece and is put on Stan's bus as the new clippie. How will Stan cope with her Uncle Blakey watching.
Terry Duggan as The Shop Keeper
First shown 9th January 1970
Starring Madeline Mills as Sally and Parnell McGarry as Gladys
First shown 16th January 1970
18. Brew it Yourself
Stans home brew is stronger than he thought and turns up to work drunk. Blakey sees his chance to finally get rid of him, but with Jack as Shop Steward there are one or two tricks left yet to stop Stan loosing his job
First shown 23rd January 1970
19. Busmen's Perks
Arthur and Olives bedroom needs decorating and why not paint the room the same colour as Luxton Town and District Buses to save money.
Starring Norman Mitchell as Nobby and Lynn Dolby as Janet
First shown 30th January 1970
20. The Snake
A social night at the depot by the overseas busmens club invites everyone to their evening. With an exotic dancer on the bill Stan and Jack are sure to enjoy themselves.
Starring Julie Mendez as Fatima and Ishaq Box as Ahmed
First shown 6th February 1970
21. Mum's Last Fling
There may be snow on the roof but there is fire down below, as mum gets a new boyfriend. With mum going out all the time the family have to cope on their own. What does everyone make of mums gentleman friend, bus conductor Wilf.
Starring Tommy Godrey as Wilfred and Eunice Black as the Traffic Warden
First shown 13th February 1970
22. Radio Control
Another of Blakey's ideas sees the buses fitted with 2 way radio making Stan and Jack's life a misery, but plans are afoot.
Starring Patricia Clapton as Edna and Ursula Mohan as Joyce
First shown 20th February 1970
My favorite episode (see My Story on this web site to find out why).
Thick fog causes problems for Stan and Jack's bus, to make matters worse The Inspector is on board, also on board are Stan's family after a visit to Aunt Maud's
24. The New Uniforms
One of Reg Varney's favorite episodes
Scruffy uniforms worn by Stan and Jack mean they are guinea pigs for the new look uniform. Stan and Jack are not happy until they realise it helps them pull the birds. Well after all they do now look like airline pilots, or is it Peruvian postmen
Starring Yvette Lewis as Ingrid and Pauline Cunningham as Bridget
First shown 4th March 1970
25. Going Steady
Stan is in love with the Inspectors niece Sally. How can he impress Blakey though, why not invite them both round to afternoon tea, surely nothing can go wrong.
Starring Madeleine Mills as Sally
First shown 11th March 1970
26. The Squeeze
Financial problems cause the household to tighten their belt and also sell of some of the family assets including Arthur's motor cycle and side car. But who would be daft enough to buy it
27. On the Make
A clippie is thrown out of here lodgings. Now if only Stan can persuade his mum to let the bird, er clippie, to move into the Butler home.
First shown 27th January 1970