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[[Ken Barlow|Ken]] buys [[Deirdre Barlow|Deirdre]] a watch for her birthday. The [[Baldwin's Casuals|factory]] girls strike at their machines as the trade delegation is due. [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] is forced to agree to pay their production bonuses. Mike tries to impress the Russians. He is disappointed that they can't place an order with him. He finds the translator [[Eileen Hicks]] attractive. [[Beattie Pearson|Beattie]] accuses Ken of taking advantage of [[Albert Tatlock|Albert]]. The fatties weigh in again. [[Stan Ogden|Stan]] weighs 2lb more than at the start of the slim, [[Eddie Yeats|Eddie]] is exactly the same. [[Alf Roberts|Alf]] has lost 3lb and [[Fred Gee|Fred]] 5lb. Fred is declared the winner but is disqualified when [[Bet Lyynch|Bet]] announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf wins the £20. Eileen agrees to a night out with Mike. Beattie thinks Albert's going senile but Ken assures her that her inheritance is safe. She accuses Ken of short-changing her father so Ken throws her out.
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[[Ken Barlow|Ken]] buys [[Deirdre Barlow|Deirdre]] a watch for her birthday. The [[Baldwin's Casuals|factory]] girls strike at their machines as the trade delegation is due. [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] is forced to agree to pay their production bonuses. Mike tries to impress the Russians. He is disappointed that they can't place an order with him. He finds the translator [[Eileen Hicks]] attractive. [[Beattie Pearson|Beattie]] accuses Ken of taking advantage of [[Albert Tatlock|Albert]]. The fatties weigh in again. [[Stan Ogden|Stan]] weighs 2lb more than at the start of the slim, [[Eddie Yeats|Eddie]] is exactly the same. [[Alf Roberts|Alf]] has lost 3lb and [[Fred Gee|Fred]] 5lb. Fred is declared the winner but is disqualified when [[Bet Lynch|Bet]] announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf wins the £20. Eileen agrees to a night out with Mike. Beattie thinks Albert's going senile but Ken assures her that her inheritance is safe. She accuses Ken of short-changing her father so Ken throws her out.
   
 
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Revision as of 18:57, July 20, 2012

Plot

Ken buys Deirdre a watch for her birthday. The factory girls strike at their machines as the trade delegation is due. Mike is forced to agree to pay their production bonuses. Mike tries to impress the Russians. He is disappointed that they can't place an order with him. He finds the translator Eileen Hicks attractive. Beattie accuses Ken of taking advantage of Albert. The fatties weigh in again. Stan weighs 2lb more than at the start of the slim, Eddie is exactly the same. Alf has lost 3lb and Fred 5lb. Fred is declared the winner but is disqualified when Bet announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf wins the £20. Eileen agrees to a night out with Mike. Beattie thinks Albert's going senile but Ken assures her that her inheritance is safe. She accuses Ken of short-changing her father so Ken throws her out.

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