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Ivy calls on Don at the B&B. She is upset to see him on his crutches. She tells him that he can come home at any time. Alec is furious to hear from Nicholas Wilding that Vicky has contacted him about her allowance. Vicky takes Steve to meet Saracen and Sarah Slade who is looking after him. Steve feels uncomfortable with the Cheshire set. Harry Norton arrives to collect his spider. Alec tells him that it's dead and he's done research - there's no such thing as a Mexican mouse-eating spider. He throws Harry out. Ted suffers more pain. He tells Rita that he doesn't want to become dependent on drugs.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Can Vicky persuade granddad Alec to raise her allowance? Curly needs a date, who will oblige him?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,510,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 29th May 2019 was edited, removing 1" from the middle of the first scene of Part Two, where Don Brennan tells Ivy that he's not a "cripple", and a further 5" was cut from a Rovers scene, where Andy McDonald jokes to Liz about her making up a "threesome" on his European travels with Paula Maxwell.
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