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Steve feels confident that Alec can't call in the police unless Vicky wants him to and is certain that she won't. Alec urges Vicky to report Steve to the police for harassment. She says she will if he calls round again. Kelly is tired of living with her parents and envies a friend who is a live-in nanny. Liz asks Jim to talk to Steve about prison to stop him pestering Vicky. Vicky doesn't know what to do when she sees Steve watching Sunliners. Billy accuses Betty of not wanting them to look after the Rovers in case he gets drunk. To prove him wrong Betty tells the delighted Duckworths that they will stay at the pub. Ashley apologises to Kelly and tells her that he's fed up as they never get any privacy. Jamie agrees to look after Jack's pigeons for £10 whilst he's away. Ken is stunned when Kelly pushes him into a corner, suggesting she moves into No.1. He promises to think about it. Jim warns Steve that he's on the road to being a loser, like father, like son. Steve is confident that Vicky will come round and that she is weakening as she loves him and will never send him down. Alf warns Rita that Fred has a reputation for being a pest but she ignores him. Tricia is touched when Jamie spends his £10 wages on groceries for them. Rita agrees to go to York with Fred but insists that it's a day trip only and not an overnight stay. Steve corners Vicky and plays to her emotions, telling her that he took her love for granted and he knows he's lost her but he still loves her and he promises he won't bother her again.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Steve is determined to plan his future. Fred Elliott tries to persuade Rita to go away with him for a few days.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,920,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 4th August 2020 was transmitted without any cuts.
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