Curly sits his exam after spending the night on the sofa. Mark Casey takes liberties at the garage. Emily plans a cosy meal for Arthur Dabner. He tells her that he spent the day with Barbara, thinking Percy has told her. He tells her that he's getting back with Barbara. Emily finds it strange that Percy didn't mention anything. Tom Casey rows with Kevin for letting Mark skive off. He tells Kevin to treat Mark like any other mechanic. Emily and Percy decide to forget all about Arthur. Percy assures her that he won't be moving out now. Jack puts off going to the opticians and is annoyed when Vera collects the glasses for him. She makes him wear them in the Rovers. Shirley packs her bags and tells Curly she's going home; they're poles apart and there's no point in going on. She wants fun in her life. He begs her not to go but she leaves.


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  • TV Times synopsis: It’s the morning after the night before and Shirley wants to talk, but Curly’s more worried about passing his exams. Kevin’s getting fed up with newcomer Mark not pulling his weight at the garage - but in the end it's Kevin who's told to get a grip.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 23,160,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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