Scared by the fraudulent success of Grot,Reggie decides to kill off the monster he has created by giving executive posts to men he sees as incompetents - Doc Morrissey,Jimmy,Tom and an Irishman called Seamus in the hopes that they will destroy the shop chain. However the business goes on to even greater heights as a result,thanks to Tom's advertising slogans,leading to a television advert, and a useless machine made by Jimmy,which becomes the latest must-have item. He is mindful to sack them but feels he cannot fire in-laws and ends up by giving Seamus,who has seen through his ruse, a raise.
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Joan, tell me: what 'is' to become of me? Well I'll tell you 'exactly' what's to become of me, Joan. I'm going to go on from success to success. Grot, EuroGrot, MacGrot, TaffyGrot, PaddyGrot, Worldwide Grot Incorporated; I'll win the Queen's Award to Industry, and GayGrot will win the Industry's Award to Queen; cruet sets with no holes will be on display at the Design Centre; children as yet unborn will wear shirts that say Reggie Perrin Rules OK; I'll be made Poet Laureate! And when Prince ...