Tracy tells Deirdre that she doesn't want to live with Dave and thinks she does as she never told him no. Vera is enraged when she discovers Jack has been keeping pigeons inside her suitcase, and decides they'll get new clothes and suitcases for going away. Jenny and Flick are bored as they have no money. Vera lets slip to Don about Ivy going for a job - she hasn't told him as he wants to provide for them both. Mavis is cool towards Derek and asks Rita if all men are lecherous. Flick apologises to Mark for overreacting with Rod. She is horrified when he asks her for a date and says she's meeting someone else. Don tells Ivy he won't stand in her way if she wants to get a job. The Wiltons make up, agreeing that man has sexual urges which should not be suppressed. The bank holiday custom gets Alec down. Ivy tells Vera that she's thinking of applying for the job of supervisor at Ingram's Textiles. Mark railroads Flick into accepting another date. Tracy waits for Ken outside his flat and tells him that Deirdre is selling up and moving in with Dave. She asks if she can live with him.


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Notable dialogue

Mavis Wilton: "Are all men lecherous?"
Rita Fairclough: "Come again?"
Mavis Wilton: "Do they always think about the opposite sex all the time? I don't mean in particular, I mean in general. Well I mean you've got a lot of experience of men, haven't you?"
Rita Fairclough: "Have I? Oh, I thought I led a pretty blameless sort of life meself... compared with some."

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