Alan plans a Bond-athon for the bank holiday weekend with Michael. When he discovers that Michael has another friend Tex (real name Terry), who likes American things, Alan is upset and un-invites Michael.
Alan homes in on John the builder to be his new friend, who he shows off to Michael. Sonja helps Alan to design a meticulous schedule for the Bond-athon, and is disgruntled when Lynn wants to delay the start of it to visit her mother's grave, as it is the first anniversary of her death. Alan agrees to it, giving her 10 minutes to grieve.moreless