Dale is determined discover his own path in life and alights on Cuckoo's potato van in an effort to follow in his father's footsteps. Rachel is still with boring boyfriend Ben. Dylan decides to take advantage of Ken being away on a university reunion as he males plans a party where he intends to finally seduce Zoe.
When Ken and Lorna collect their daughter Rachel from the airport, they're horrified to learn that she's returned from her gap year with more than just a henna tattoo and braids in her hair.
At the arrival gate, she promptly introduces them to her new husband, Cuckoo - the squared-jawed, self-appointed "spiritual ninja" who is now their son-in-law. Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas.
Ken and Lorna have no choice but to welcome him into their family home - and if every Englishman's home is his castle, then this hippie has stormed Ken's fortress and plundered everything, most unforgivably, his princess.