Nick is annoyed when he has to spend the day babysitting. Denise stops smoking. Des can't bear the thought of Alex leaving his wife for Tanya. Denise swears to Ken that she's not trying to tie him down, she admits this could be her last chance to have a child. Ken is frustrated by the way she wants nothing from him. Ronnie Williams looks Jim up and is amused to discover that he is a mechanic and doesn't own the garage or Jaguar. Steve shows him the bookies' and is intrigued to see him put £100 on a horse. Nick takes the children to The Kabin and is furious when David gets oil down his top at the garage. Ronnie shows no emotion as he collects his £800 winnings. Steve is impressed. Gail is furious that Nick took the children out of the house. He is fed up at being treated like a child. Jim is surprised when Steve arranges to go to the races with Ronnie. Ken tells Denise that he's determined to play a part in his child's future.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The events of the past few days confuse and frighten Ken Barlow. How will he react when Deirdre makes a decision about their future?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,550,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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