Bet tries to make the most of things, she tells the staff that Alec's gone and the brewery is now the boss. She tells them they'll be paid by cheque in future and has to pay rent on everything that used to be hers. Nicky starts at Weatherfield Comprehensive and befriends Mark Redman. Don gets his artificial leg. Andy tells Paula that she's right - they're too young to be tied down. They both agree they don't want to finish. Jack brings Terry's old cot out from the loft. He plans to do it up for the baby as a surprise for Lisa. Ivy begins to wallow in self-pity, snapping at anyone who tries to help her. Percy gets through to the last sixteen of the Crown Green Challenge. Alf bets him £100 that he won't win the tournament. Bet clears out the last of Alec's things.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Why does Alf Roberts willingly make a decision to part with money?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,850,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogue

Audrey Roberts (about Ivy Brennan): "Do yer know, that woman should be in perpetual black - like one of them old Greek women, little tufts of hair sprouting out of her chin, head cast down... Picture of flamin' misery."


Vera Duckworth (upon seeing the old cot): "Oh Jack, did our Terry really sleep in that?"
Jack Duckworth: "Probably where he planned his first job!"

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