The factory girls find they have an extra £4 in their wage packets. Eddie breaks the Ogdens' old armchair by sitting on it. Maggie Dunlop calls on Mike with flowers - he is delighted to see her. Eddie and Stan try to repair the chair before Hilda sees it. Hilda returns home to see Eddie sawing up the chair leg. Mike tells Maggie he wants her - she is pleased.
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Marion Willis - Veronica Doran
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- The Kabin
- 46b, St. Mary's Place - Living room and kitchen
- Betty Turpin (Betty Driver) is credited but doesn't appear. This was due to the actress suffering a dislocated hip as rehearsals began for this and the next episode.
- See Matthew Robinson's user blog for contemporary notes on this making of this episode.
- TV Times synopsis: The factory girls wonder why extra cash turns up in their pay packets. What will Hilda Ogden say when she finds Eddie Yeats has broken her chair?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,550,000 viewers (2nd place).
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