Des gives Jack a tip to make up for everything. The Wiltons plan a housewarming barbecue and refuse to invite the Duckworths. The Gilroys feel that Tina is becoming insolent. Mike, Jackie Ingram, Ralph Dobson and Ivy attend Peter Ingram's funeral. Dobson and Mike separately assure Jackie that they'll look after the factory. Don and Mark refuse to go in on the bet with Jack when they hear the tip came from Des. Jack decides not to take the risk. Phyllis tells Bet that Tina's boyfriend dropped her off in Viaduct Street. Bet wonders why Tina didn't show him off. Ken shows an interest in renting No.12. Rita tells him that he can look round her flat as it's similar. As the McDonalds await the twins' GCSE results, Andy is annoyed that all the discussion is about Steve's results. Ivy is upset seeing Ingram buried and is reminded of Brian's death. Des's horse wins. Jackie tells a shocked Mike that she's selling up.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Bet worries that Tina’s love life will let her down - again. The McDonald twins wait for their exam results with mixed feelings.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,830,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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