Ken fears that Nick Cavanagh borrowed in the paper's name leaving him practically responsible. Mike causes a stir by parking his Jaguar in the Street, letting everyone think he's driving whilst he's banned. Percy makes it his duty to spy on Mike and stop him driving whilst banned. Bob Statham flies in when he can't get hold of Nick and Ken breaks the news about his disappearance. Statham reveals Nick has never paid him the £40,000 for his 60% of the Recorder. Ken is delighted that as Nick never paid him, he therefore never owned the paper. Percy threatens to arrest Mike if he drives his car. He is annoyed when Mike introduces him to Denise, his driver. Ronnie Stubbs looks for wife Sandra at the Rovers. Bet refuses to tell him where she lives.
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Sandra Stubbs - Sally Watts
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Fiona Cavanagh - Sharon Muircroft
- Bob Statham - Michael Goldie
- Ronnie Stubbs - Eamon Boland
- Denise - Angie Green (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- The Kabin
- TV Times synopsis: Ken Barlow is back on the lowest rung of the ladder and worrying about his family's future. But when his old partner returns from Spain, he comes armed with bad news and good.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 10,350,000 viewers (7th place).
Mavis Riley: "Do you think marriage would suit me?"
Rita Fairclough: "Definitely. You've got this knack of taking offence where there's none intended. Now that's wasted on mere friends and acquaintances."
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