Jack sleeps rough and pesters Bet to take him in but she refuses. The residents are upset by a spate of muggings in the area. Marion's rent is put up, she feels she can't afford it. Vera gives Bet all of Jack's dirty washing. Bet tells her that she hasn't got Jack and has never had him. She advises her to look on the council tip. Jack dumps himself on Bert. Eddie asks Stan if Marion can lodge with them in Hilda's absence but Stan refuses, saying it will offend Hilda's morals. Detective Sergeant Bell asks Ken to keep an eye open at the Community Centre as the local muggers are youngsters. The police expect that the muggers will flash money about. Ken is reluctant to spy on the kids. Ivy is horrified to find that Bert has taken Jack in.
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Marion Willis - Veronica Doran
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Ludlow Avenue
- Jack Duckworth tells the taxi radio control that he is parked outside 83 Victoria Street, when it has long been established that Bet Lynch's bedsit is in Ludlow Avenue.
- TV Times synopsis: Now that Jack Duckworth has been 'banished' by wife Vera, will Bet Lynch fall for his blandishments?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,600,000 viewers (5th place).
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