Reg realises he needs a more youthful appearance. He takes Curly with him as he goes to a hairdressers and has a £300 hairpiece fitted. Alf tells Audrey he saw Martin kissing a nurse but she thinks nothing of it. Reg is proud of his wig but only wears it at work. Jack is forced to babysit with Jamie whilst Tricia goes out with Curly. Jamie doesn't want to be with him either. Don takes Josie to the dogs. Jack is uneasy when Jamie tells him he's told his dad where he is. Jamie wins all his money off him at cards and then pretends to be his dad knocking at the door, scaring Jack.
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Maureen Holdsworth - Sherrie Hewson
- Reg Holdsworth - Ken Morley
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Jamie Armstrong - Joseph Gilgun
- Tricia Armstrong - Tracy Brabin
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Raquel Wolstenhulme - Sarah Lancashire
- Maud Grimes - Elizabeth Bradley
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Josie Clarke - Ellie Haddington
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Sean Skinner - Terence Hillyer
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen, hallway and yard
- Corner Shop - Shop and storeroom
- Unnamed Gentlemen's Hairdressers
- Andy McDonald (Nicholas Cochrane) is credited but does not appear.
- Unusually for this period in the series' history, a microphone boom briefly enters frame above Maureen Holdsworth's head at the start of the final scene in the Rovers.
- The scenes at the gentlemen's hair salon were recorded on location on Brazennose Street, Manchester.
- TV Times synopsis: History repeats itself when Jack Duckworth baby-sits Jamie Armstrong.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,970,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
- The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 23rd March 2020 was transmitted without any cuts.
- This episode was included in the Golden Anniversary DVD Collection, released by ITV Home Entertainment on 11th October 2010.
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