First broadcast: Tuesday 16th April 1974
A heavy thunderstorm drives Norman to shelter in an auction room. There, he becomes victim of a freakish chain of accidents. Among other things, he finds himself ducking from an explosion, sticking arms on the Venus de Milo and trying to avoid being cut up by a nasty bit of work called Mr. Big.
First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd April 1974
Are you a seven-stone weakling? Do you get sand kicked in your face? Even by women? Then follow Norman's example and get into uniform. Everybody respects a uniform - or so believes Norman. Yet he's too small to join the police force, nearly drowns as a lifeguard, and faints as a first-aid man! Finally, he goes for an interview as a night security officer...
First broadcast: Tuesday 7th May 1974
Deirdre St. John Featherstone-Haugh is beautiful, classy, unscrupulous - and she has her beady eyes on Norman. Not that she fancies him, it's just that she needs an accomplice to help her claim a fortune. Suffering from amnesia, Norman becomes a pawn in her fraudulent game. He finds himself posing as a leading member of the aristocracy and an ex-head-boy of Eton.
First broadcast: Tuesday 21st May 1974
When Norman's around anything can happen - and usually does. Who else on a building site could misdirect the operator of a ball-and-chain machine into destroying the loo-hut while the foreman is inside? After such a classic clanger, Norman wonders whether life is still worthwhile - an attitude destined to lead him where angels fear to tread.