Alf and Jill Mason search for Nicky. Jill thinks someone has taken him. Ken and Annie organise a search party. Les Charlton takes Gail to the Farrier's Arms. Jill innocently tells Ivy that she's lost Nicky. Ivy rushes to tell Gail and is furious to find she's been out with a lad. Elsie takes charge of distraught Gail. Annie fears that Nicky might have fallen down the cellar trap door but Bet finds he's not there. Hilda tries to comfort Ivy. Ivy decides to phone the police and hears Nicky's cries from inside No.7. Eddie smashes a window to get in and brings Nicky out. Whilst Alf searches for Nicky, someone has nicked £20 worth of cigarettes from the shop. Ivy blames Gail for Nicky's disappearance; she shouldn't be working.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 7.00pm due to coverage of the World Cup.
  • TV Times synopsis: There's panic in the Street as the search begins for missing baby Nicky Tilsley. Will he be found? If so, will he be all right?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,900,000 viewers (1st place).
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