Curly is fed up that Raquel has gone to Croydon. Maureen refuses to give the shop up; she enjoys working it. Denise lets Ken preen about having twins before telling him that she has twins in her family too. They suffer mixed emotions of grief and delight. Vera hides a photo of her with Lester. Denise worries about the salon losing trade. Des is shocked to hear that Raquel has left. He tells Vera that he feels like poison. Maud likes the idea of Maureen retiring as they'll spend all day together. Fiona is fed up when Ken suggests the salon is closed. She feels they should get a stylist in so Ken persuades Audrey to help out. Denise is horrified at the thought. Liz visits Denise and comforts her when she breaks down over her dead baby. Liz admits she feels jealous that she's still got another. Denise is jealous that Liz held her baby in her arms. They console each other.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Why is Curly in a foul mood and is Reg as paranoid as he seems?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,710,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Curly Watts: “And where's your wife?”
Don Brennan: “Still no change. She's on retreat.”
Curly Watts: “Well, tell her if she doesn’t advance soon she’ll be out of a job.”

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