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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
[[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 5lb and [[Fred Gee|Fred]] 5lb. Fred is disqualified when [[Bet Lynch|Bet]] announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf is declared as the winner of 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 [[Russia|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 5lb and [[Fred Gee|Fred]] 5lb. Fred is disqualified when [[Bet Lynch|Bet]] announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf is declared as the winner of 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.
   
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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*[[Mr Karp]] - [[Jiri Stanislav]]
 
*[[Mr Karp]] - [[Jiri Stanislav]]
 
==Places==
 
==Places==
*[[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Coronation Street exterior]]
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*[[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Coronation Street]]
 
*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public''
 
*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public''
 
*[[1 Coronation Street]] - ''Back room, kitchen and hallway''
 
*[[1 Coronation Street]] - ''Back room, kitchen and hallway''
 
*[[Corner Shop]]
 
*[[Corner Shop]]
*[[Baldwin's Casuals]] - ''Sewing room and office''
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*[[Baldwin's Casuals]] - ''Sewing room and wages office''
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*''[[TV Times]]'' synopsis: Why does [[Albert Tatlock]]'s [[Beattie Pearson|daughter]] descend on [[Deirdre Barlow|Deirdre]]'s birthday celebrations? [[Fred Gee|Fred]]'s attempt to cheat in the slim-in competition is blown by [[Bet Lynch|Bet]].
 
*''[[TV Times]]'' synopsis: Why does [[Albert Tatlock]]'s [[Beattie Pearson|daughter]] descend on [[Deirdre Barlow|Deirdre]]'s birthday celebrations? [[Fred Gee|Fred]]'s attempt to cheat in the slim-in competition is blown by [[Bet Lynch|Bet]].

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PlotEdit

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 5lb and Fred 5lb. Fred is disqualified when Bet announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf is declared as the winner of 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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