With Simon missing, Peter happily becomes surrogate father to Simon's son. Elsewhere, Lyle and Peter get caught up in a burger war between two brothers when they stop in a lay-by for a snack.
Pressure is mounting as Peter is forced to hide his fugitive brother. But with gossip spreading rapidly through Market Shipborough, how long can Peter keep his brother's reappearance a secret?
Simon Kingdom is in police custody. Unable to represent his brother, Peter decides that for once Simon must face the consequences of his action. Meanwhile, Lyle makes an exciting discovery.
Simon returns to Kingdom ready to work. But Peter is swift to remind him of the restrictions now on his practice certificate. Meanwhile, Peter and Lyle find themselves on business in a local sex shop.
Peter assumes that he is in Cambridge to deliver a speech, nothing more. But Barkway has ulterior motives; a college biologist, Dr Mary Goodyear, has died and some of her research has been stolen.
As Simon's trial is fast approaching, he finally manages to talk to Peter about the possible consequences. One thing is for certain, with a jail sentence likely, Simon needs to get his life in order.
Peter helps a young man, recently back from Iraq, seek compensation from the army for his injuries, while Lyle helps a young woman fight sexual discrimination from the same army unit.
Crop circles have started appearing around Markey Shipborough and the sci-fi community are abuzz. But how is this connected to the series of pub quiz Peter has organised?
Peter tries to help a mother and daughter, on separate sides of the animal testing debate. Meanwhile, he tries to live down Beatrice earning money by operating a sex line out of his office.
Judge Harding is a known nightmare and Peter's inarticulate client is up against him on a glum Monday morning. Also, the connection Beatrice has with the judge on the case doesn't make it any easier.
While packing for a well-earned holiday, Peter is rudely interrupted by a camera poking through the window. It's part of a police surveillance system that has Peter worried about the town's privacy.