Dave takes Deirdre, Tracy and Donna Cox out for the bank holiday to Knowsley Safari Park, while Ivy and Don take Nicky and Sarah Louise to Southport. Gail tells Alma she couldn't have the abortion after seeing Martin. Curly's car breaks down again. Reg convinces Alf to close the shop and join him at the Rovers. Reg gets to know the residents and chats Alma up. His hopes for romance are dashed when Alma introduces him to Mike. Gail tells the Websters she's having the baby and goes easy on Kevin for telling Martin. Deirdre is stunned when Wendy tells her that she and Ken have split up. Liz is fed up with Jim spending all his time on the bike and neglecting his new job repairing televisions. Gail tells Nicky and Sarah Louise about the baby but is dreading telling Audrey and Ivy.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Reg Holdsworth makes an impression on his new neighbours in the Street. But is it the right sort?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,570,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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