Two hooligans break in at major Littlewoods house, and he threatens them with his old army revolver. One of them, Billy Travis, is convinced the old war hero will not shoot and that mistake costs him his life. Littlewood turns himself in to the police claiming he only shot in self-defence, but Sergeant Miller does not quite agree! Harry Taylor is looking dealers to sell his petrol using a new, modern concept and Aunt Peggy promises to persuade Bernie Scripps telling Taylor that Bernie has not got all his marbles. Vicky Cammish goes to see nurse Cassidy because she has a friend who is pregnant. Despite the young girl's denials Carol Cassidy is convinced that the "friend" is Vicky herself.