Audrey enjoys taxiing her grandchildren around in the mayoral Limo. Percy thinks it's disgusting and a waste of taxpayers' money. Samir promises Deirdre that he will make her a happy woman. Curly starts work at the betting shop. Jack tries to get tips out of him but he refuses to cooperate. Samir's friend Omar Bemmani is delighted for him but stunned when he sees how old Deirdre is. Curly struggles with the punters as he is slow to take the bets. Percy complains to Alf about Audrey abusing public facilities. Jack takes advantage of Curly's slowness to push through a bet at 10-1 which should be 5-4. Deirdre is embarrassed when Omar shows his dislike of her. The Platts go to new childminder, Glenys Phelps, who teaches them manners. Alf warns Audrey to be careful how she uses the Limo. Jack is put out when Curly pays out on 5-4, with Des warning him not to attempt fraud again. The residents shun Jack for trying to cheat Curly. Samir is forced to tell Deirdre that Omar thought she was too old to have children but assures her that this doesn't matter to him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Curly starts a new job and this time it is he who is harassed, not his staff.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,510,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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