Andy moves out of No.11 and in with Anne at 16 Orchard Close. Jamie is horrified to see Tricia has a black eye. She tells him that she tripped over at a nightclub. Audrey convinces herself that Nick is better off with Stephen than Gail. Anne organises her things as she moves into the new house. Curly fetches Raquel back home from Maidenhead. The Duckworths comfort Tricia as she breaks down in tears over her black eye. They are angry that Carl hit her and agree with her that they've got to get him out of her life. Vera tells Raquel that she should never have sacked her but Raquel tells her that she did her a favour. Don tells Jack he can't afford to pay his share towards the horse and asks him for a sub. Jamie believes Tricia goes to clubs to pick up men and that one of them thumped her. He longs for his dad to come home and protect them.


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  • The day after this episode was broadcast, the satellite channel Granada Plus was launched and on its opening night began a regular repeat run of consecutive episodes from the archives, starting from Episode 1588, originally transmitted on 5th April 1976. The repeats continued in consecutive order until Monday 1st November 2004 with a showing of Episode 3657 (9th February 1994).
  • TV Times synopsis: It's the morning after the night before and Tricia is nursing a sore head. Raquel arrives home from her aromatherapy course.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,930,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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