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Bet wants Raquel to do well in London but wishes she'd return home. Des is annoyed when Jack implies he gives Steve racing tips. Curly tries his best to break Paula and Andy up at work. Andy can't stand the thought of being under Curly's thumb all winter. He writes his resignation, deciding to return to university. Raquel turns up, asking to stay for a while. She tells Bet how a photographer told her and the agency that she was useless and she was thrown off the course. She begs her not to tell Tanya. Bet agrees but puts Charlie in the picture. Andy moves out of No.7 and back to No.11. Mavis doesn't tell Derek when she draws a naked man at the art class. Samir tells Deirdre he is unhappy living off her and wants to find work. Deirdre begs him not to as it's against the law. He tells her that he'll only stay if he can work. Mavis is astonished when Roger Crompton draws her, instead of sketching the nude. Tanya is stunned to see Raquel back and tries to ferret out of her why she's returned. Curly is delighted to see Raquel who tells him that she's thought a lot about him as he's a true friend.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 9.30pm to allow for football coverage.
  • TV Times synopsis: Decisions have to be made in the Street. Who will be breaking the law?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,330,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogue[]

Bet Gilroy (about Tanya Pooley): "It's like working with Cruella de Vil."


Raquel Wolstenhulme: "He said I'd never make a proper model and my career shouldn't get beyond knitting patterns."

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