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Reg doesn't want anyone to know about the police investigation but people are already starting to gossip and he's becoming paranoid. Eric Firman's concerned about Reg too as he's had the police round. Jack and Don move Jack's pigeon coop to the Rovers. Jack wants to make a feature of them in the pub. Gary and Judy move into their new home. Judy's feeling bad about leaving her mum. Kevin tells Mike that he's having trouble managing without Jim. Liz tells Des about her problems with Jim. Bill tells Kevin that Elaine wants a divorce. Mike's keeping a caring eye on Deirdre which doesn't go unnoticed by Alma. Deirdre thinks about getting a job. Vera introduces Gary and Judy to some of her regulars in the pub. It's Jim's 40th birthday and he spends the afternoon celebrating in the Rovers. Jack receives complaints about the ale. Vera makes comments to Reg about his "funny habits" and is only placated when Jim asks him to join him in a birthday drink. Jim rolls up half-cut at a family celebration at Steve and Vicky's flat for his birthday. He embarrasses himself and everyone else turning especially nasty towards Liz when he gets belligerent about Mike.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Liz has nothing to celebrate on Jim's 40th birthday.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,300,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 11th June 2020 was edited, cutting 6" from the middle of the final scene, where Jim McDonald refers to Montreal House as a "poncified warehouse".
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