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Tom Howard is made redundant from his job as a senior aircraft designer and decides to invest his skill, time and redundancy money in a run-down local boat building yard. Without his ... See full summary »
The series suffered the tragic loss of its leading actor when Maurice Colbourne, who played Tom Howard, died of a heart attack in 1989 aged just 49. Episodes of the fifth series were hurriedly rewritten to explain the character's absence before finally killing him off at the beginning of the sixth and final series.
The name of Lana Morris's character changed from Vanessa Anderberg (with an R) in episodes Howards' Way: Episode #3.9 (1987) and Howards' Way: Episode #3.12 (1987), to Vanessa Andenberg (with an N) when she became a regular character in Seasons 5 and 6.