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Betty and Liz are left to run the Rovers when Bet takes the day off to shop to spite Alec and Jack feigns a bad back. The Bettabuy Santa, Cyril Marsden, dies. Curly advertises for a replacement. Alma receives an expensive bouquet of flowers and guesses that they're from Mike. Gail stops her throwing them away. Lynette shows Des off to her solicitor friend Phillipa Woods. Phillipa makes it clear that she's interested in him. Des realises that Lynette looks upon him as her "bit of rough". Alf advises Don not to move as it'll be pricey. Reg is accosted by a female Santa applicant. Curly thinks having a female Santa is a good gimmick. Reg flatly refuses. Lynette gives Des her bill. Angie puts Curly off when he offers to give her rent money to Rita. Alma cooks for Ken to take her mind off Mike. Betty is annoyed when she has to work the evening shift at the Rovers to help Liz. They agree not to fall out with each other. Martin hears from Des that the agent has reduced No.8 from £51,500 to £41,500. Des is stunned to see Lynette's bill is for £640. Martin tells Gail that they should buy No.8 as the Brennans are leaving the street.


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  • TV Times synopsis: House moves dominate the minds of two families. And Mike sets about wooing Alma.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 20,450,000 viewers (3rd place).
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