Norris gives Derek a claim form but warns him there will be a thorough investigation and it might end in court. Sean presses Steve to settle the £2,000 owing on his account but Steve has no money. Steve pretends he's not worried, telling Sean there is no legal obligation for him to pay him back. Bored Vicky tries to help out behind the bar but Bet refuses to let her. Alf decides to ask Betty to step down out of fear of what Audrey will do next. Rita warns Mavis that a court will soon find her at fault for wearing court shoes on the Mile Muncher. Vicky gets sick of Bet's bitchiness and considers leaving town. Raquel overhears her telling Andy and warns Bet she could lose her for good. Shocked, Bet promises Vicky she'll stop being nasty. Jon pushes Fiona to enter a hairdressing competition and decides to ask Raquel to model for him. Steve tries to put a bet on at Billy Featherstone's Betting Shop only to find Sean has had him blacklisted. Betty reminds Alf that she is his official mayoress and as such she will be meeting the princess, not Audrey.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Will the injured Mavis be willing to lie on oath? Meanwhile, there are problems at the Bookies'
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,200,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 16th March 2020 was edited, trimming 2" from the start of a scene in Billy Featherstone's betting shop in Part Two, in order to minimise a shot of a patron smoking.

Notable dialogue

Audrey Roberts: "If I'm a commoner Vera, I don't know what that makes you."


Jon Welch: "You have got very kinky follicles."
Raquel Wolstenhulme: "Have I?"

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