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Curly is keen to live with Shirley and likes the way their relationship is going. He breaks the news to Emily who is shocked and shows her disapproval. She tells him that she doesn't approve of living in sin. Billy Wyatt asks Brian for a job. Brian is impressed by his motor knowledge but Kevin doesn't want him there as then Gina Seddon will stay at No.13. Curly begins to doubt if he could live with Shirley as he doesn't know what his feelings are towards her. Alan is bored with running the video library. He gets a job fitting burglar alarms with Dave Craig. Alf is stunned when Curly tells him he'll be moving into the flat with Shirley.


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Guest cast



  • TV Times synopsis: There's a shock in store for Emily when she finds out that Curly and Shirley are planning to live together - unless, of course, Curly forgets to mention it!
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,300,000 viewers (3rd place).

Notable dialogue

Curly Watts: "How do you know if you love someone? What do you measure it on - a thermometer?"

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