Pete Jackson doesn't understand why Linda is so moody. Betty and Gloria worry about Bet's whereabouts as she hasn't been seen for two days. Pete tries to cheer Linda up but she breaks down, upset by his kindness. The brewery accountant looks for Bet as they're concerned about her. Alec receives a letter from Bet, telling him that she's left for good - she knows she'll never make the Rovers pay. He wishes she'd told him that she couldn't cope. Betty blames Alec for putting Bet into a position where she couldn't cope. He takes the jukebox to another pub. Terry gets Pete and Curly to do a job so he can see Linda. Alec discovers that Bet was paying the £15,000 in three instalments and was due to pay the last £5,000 when she disappeared. Pete returns home to find Linda and Terry on the sofa. He tells Terry that he's a bastard and Linda tells Terry to leave.
- Terry Duckworth - Nigel Pivaro
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Sarah Louise Tilsley - Lynsay King (Uncredited)
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room, hallway and yard
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Builder's Yard - Office and yard
- Pete Jackson's house, Edward Street - Living room, kitchen and hallway
- Ian Mercer makes one of several pre-Gary Mallett appearances as Pete Jackson.
- TV Times synopsis: Pete Jackson suspects there is something wrong with his wife, and he seems pretty determined to find out why. Meanwhile Alf is finding convalescence a bit too much.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,550,000 viewers (4th place).
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