Tracey’s former husband passes and she has to decide what kind of funeral to give him. Sharon wants the funeral to be right for her boys.
Tracey’s house has been burgled as Darryl’s funeral took part. The family decide it’s up to them to find their possessions and they end up at a snooker club, a pawnbroker and the Theydon Boys drag club.
Sharon is not happy that Tracey is dating policeman Barry. Dorien, in her new role as Agony Aunt for Get-A-Life Magazine, attempts to help.
Tracey’s fed up with Dorien entertaining gentlemen callers and Sharon not bringing in a wage, and she throws them both out. Inside Sharon’s old bedsit, the two of them attempt to take a united stand.
Auntie Vera has some problems with her hips and her block’s defective lifts and informs Sharon and Tracey that she’s moving in with them. Tracey has only got one room available but it’s Dorien’s who is dismayed to be told that family comes first.
A surprise visitor called Emma shows up at Tracey’s house. Sharon fells suspicious but Tracey is welcoming. Dorien is shocked to the core whilst Travis is over the moon.
Travis has some news concerning school that he is afraid to break to his mum. Sharon decides she’ll pretend to be Tracey and sort out his problems, but her efforts land the family in a mess that only Dorien is able to get them out of.
Sharon and Tracey start to suspect that Dorien is fast approaching her 70th birthday and they decide that the big day calls for a celebration.