Back to Square One - 撲水冤家
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Repeated financial crises disrupt many harmonious families. A model couple, SAM (NG KA WAH, LAWRENCE) and MAY (YIP TUNG, CECILIA), is also a victim. SAM and MAY pretend that they are fine in front of people. SAM is practical and MAY is materialistic. Ever since they were bankrupted, they have used their own ways to pay off debts. Amazingly, they have succeeded. However, a scatter-brained policewoman, LING (WONG CHEK LING, RUBY) finds out about their illegal tricks by accident and reports them. Meanwhile, SAM and MAY are separated because of their different senses of price. Their son, LONG (SHING JIN KUEN), and daughter, CATELINE (SHING KA YING), try hard to pull their parents back together. Will these two smart little angels succeed? Will their parents be with each other again?

 常浩琛、殷善美兩夫妻是一個典型香港中產家庭,有車有樓也有一對聰明可愛的小朋友,十分令人羨慕。浩琛經營電腦生意,努力賺錢,把心力時間都押在生意之上。而善美一方面擔當賢妻良母的角色,另一方面則背著浩琛炒樓,又搞美容生意,投資有道。 可惜好景不常,經過金融風暴、科網爆破、911事件等令浩琛與善美的生意一落千丈,但浩琛因為不想善美擔心,竟半句也不說,獨自死撐下去。而善美亦一心想撐至最後才告訴丈夫,結果一天,雙方的經濟危機同時爆破。 善美在經濟困難的日子曾向契媽吳嬌借錢,破產後,吳嬌的女兒尹小玲認為母親的血汗錢被善美所騙,對浩琛夫婦恨之入骨,誓替母親討回舊債。小玲是一名女CID,性格豪爽,表面上是男人頭差婆,但骨子裡恨嫁非常,直至小玲遇上了風流倜儻的律師伍文昌。 當破產的日子開始後,浩琛一家人需重新適應新生活,首先大屋搬細屋,接著是浩琛去重新打工。浩琛赫然發覺人浮於事,且不乏大學生、碩士之流,浩琛始真正驚覺時勢已變。期間,善美有一筆意外之財,正當善美滿心歡喜之際,浩琛因誤會而擅作主張地把獎金上繳破產管理處,導致夫婦間大吵一頓,二人亦終於決裂,正式分居。 與此同時,當小玲暗中監視和調查浩琛時,碰上浩琛好友伍文昌。文昌能言善辯,得勢不饒人,使小玲對文昌又愛又恨。漸漸地小玲發現文昌不為人知的一面,文昌雖出身大戶之家,卻是在家族中最被看不起的一個,因此小玲也開始對文昌改觀,更由欣賞變為傾慕,二人更發展出一段情緣來。 文昌一直喜歡小玲的真性情,小玲也為二人感情努力改變自己,裝作溫婉可人,吃了不少苦頭。當二人關係穩定後,小玲漸覺與文昌相處,有很大壓力,加上文昌父親橫加插手,不願文昌娶一名女警,使小玲自卑心作祟,主動和文昌分手。怎料文昌分手後更覺小玲可貴,且一改大男人要面子性格,努力把小玲追回。 浩琛和善美分居後仍然想念對方,但因為種種巧合與誤會,令浩琛和善美多次錯失了復合機會。


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