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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
[[Ivy Brennan|Ivy]] thinks it's unnatural that [[Martin Platt|Martin]] is looking after the kids while [[Gail Tilsley|Gail]] works. [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] is insulted that [[Jackie Ingram|Jackie]] wants him to sign a contract saying he won't take the [[Ingram's Textiles|factory]] if they divorce, but agrees to it. She thought he'd put up more of a fight. [[Steve McDonald|Steve]] still wants to have a party at [[11 Coronation Street|No.11]] without [[Deirdre Barlow|Deirdre]] knowing but [[Andy McDonald|Andy]] is determined to prove to [[Jim McDonald|Jim]] that he's mature. [[Sally Webster|Sally]] decides not to hold Gail going back to work against her as she wants to do the same. Mike assures Jackie that he will never leave her. Deirdre fears the [[Jim's Bike Shop|bike shop]] has been broken into when [[Phil Jennings|Phil]] tells her the door is open but it turns out to be the twins. Andy plans to run the shop while Jim is away, taking messages and keeping things ticking over. Mike upsets Jackie by signing the contract without reading it. Sally asks Martin to look after [[Rosie Webster|Rosie]] for three hours a day and offers him money. He agrees. Phil warns Andy not to give Deirdre a hard time. Ivy thinks Gail doesn't want to be with her children and wonders what the world is coming to. She's shocked when Martin tells her he's minding Rosie as well. Mike reads the contract. Ivy wants to ask Sally if Martin was being serious but [[Don Brennan|Don]] tells her to mind her own business. [[Phyllis Pearce|Phyllis]] becomes [[Des Barnes|Des]]'s housekeeper and clears the mess from [[6 Coronation Street|No.6]]. He is delighted with her. Mike is incensed by the safeguards Jackie has put in place to protect her money and property if they split. He tells her that he's not going to marry someone who is thinking ahead to a divorce.
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[[Ivy Brennan|Ivy]] thinks it's unnatural that [[Martin Platt|Martin]] is looking after the kids while [[Gail Tilsley|Gail]] works. [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] is insulted that [[Jackie Ingram|Jackie]] wants him to sign a contract saying he won't take the [[Ingram's Textiles|factory]] if they divorce, but agrees to it. She thought he'd put up more of a fight. [[Steve McDonald|Steve]] still wants to have a party at [[11 Coronation Street|No.11]] without [[Deirdre Barlow|Deirdre]] knowing but [[Andy McDonald|Andy]] is determined to prove to [[Jim McDonald|Jim]] that he's mature. [[Sally Webster|Sally]] decides not to hold Gail going back to work against her as she wants to do the same. Mike assures Jackie that he will never leave her. Deirdre fears the [[Jim's Bike Shop|bike shop]] has been broken into when [[Phil Jennings|Phil]] tells her the door is open but it turns out to be the twins. Andy plans to run the shop while Jim is away, taking messages and keeping things ticking over. Mike upsets Jackie by signing the contract without reading it. Sally asks Martin to look after [[Rosie Webster|Rosie]] for three hours a day and offers him money. He agrees. Phil warns Andy not to give Deirdre a hard time. Ivy thinks Gail doesn't want to be with her children and wonders what the world is coming to. She's shocked when Martin tells her that he's minding Rosie as well. Mike reads the contract. Ivy wants to ask Sally if Martin was being serious but [[Don Brennan|Don]] tells her to mind her own business. [[Phyllis Pearce|Phyllis]] becomes [[Des Barnes|Des]]'s housekeeper and clears the mess from [[6 Coronation Street|No.6]]. He is delighted with her. Mike is incensed by the safeguards Jackie has put in place to protect her money and property if they split. He tells her that he's not going to marry someone who is thinking ahead to a divorce.
   
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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''None''
 
==Places==
 
==Places==
*[[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Coronation Street exterior]]
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*[[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Coronation Street]]
 
*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public''
 
*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public''
 
*[[6 Coronation Street]] - ''Downstairs rooms''
 
*[[6 Coronation Street]] - ''Downstairs rooms''
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*The [[Granada Plus]] repeat of this episode on [[20th January]] [[2003]] was edited down for timing reasons and omitted a [[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Street]] scene of 45" duration in Part One, where [[Sally Webster]] encounters [[Kevin Webster|Kevin]] walking [[Rosie Webster|Rosie]] home in her pram and reveals she intends asking [[Martin Platt]] to child-mind for them. The [[ITV3]] repeat on [[19th December]] [[2018]] contained the same edit.
 
*The [[Granada Plus]] repeat of this episode on [[20th January]] [[2003]] was edited down for timing reasons and omitted a [[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Street]] scene of 45" duration in Part One, where [[Sally Webster]] encounters [[Kevin Webster|Kevin]] walking [[Rosie Webster|Rosie]] home in her pram and reveals she intends asking [[Martin Platt]] to child-mind for them. The [[ITV3]] repeat on [[19th December]] [[2018]] contained the same edit.
*''[[TV Times]]'' synopsis: [[Des Barnes|Des]] search for a woman finally ends. Who will be the [[Phyllis Pearce|lucky female]] he succeeds in luring into [[6 Coronation Street|Number 6]]?
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*''[[TV Times]]'' synopsis: [[Des Barnes|Des]]' search for a woman finally ends. Who will be the [[Phyllis Pearce|lucky female]] he succeeds in luring into [[6 Coronation Street|Number 6]]?
 
*[[Viewing Figures]]: UK broadcast - 13,750,000 viewers (10th place - combined figure including repeat).
 
*[[Viewing Figures]]: UK broadcast - 13,750,000 viewers (10th place - combined figure including repeat).
 
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Latest revision as of 13:32, September 20, 2019

PlotEdit

Ivy thinks it's unnatural that Martin is looking after the kids while Gail works. Mike is insulted that Jackie wants him to sign a contract saying he won't take the factory if they divorce, but agrees to it. She thought he'd put up more of a fight. Steve still wants to have a party at No.11 without Deirdre knowing but Andy is determined to prove to Jim that he's mature. Sally decides not to hold Gail going back to work against her as she wants to do the same. Mike assures Jackie that he will never leave her. Deirdre fears the bike shop has been broken into when Phil tells her the door is open but it turns out to be the twins. Andy plans to run the shop while Jim is away, taking messages and keeping things ticking over. Mike upsets Jackie by signing the contract without reading it. Sally asks Martin to look after Rosie for three hours a day and offers him money. He agrees. Phil warns Andy not to give Deirdre a hard time. Ivy thinks Gail doesn't want to be with her children and wonders what the world is coming to. She's shocked when Martin tells her that he's minding Rosie as well. Mike reads the contract. Ivy wants to ask Sally if Martin was being serious but Don tells her to mind her own business. Phyllis becomes Des's housekeeper and clears the mess from No.6. He is delighted with her. Mike is incensed by the safeguards Jackie has put in place to protect her money and property if they split. He tells her that he's not going to marry someone who is thinking ahead to a divorce.

CastEdit

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