Jim apologises to Bill for upsetting Maureen. Fred tells Norris that the book containing the details of the forty-nine tasks has gone missing. Raquel has an interview in Manchester. Anne gives Andy a rent book, telling him that he can now claim housing benefit. Norris and Fred try to remember what the forty-nine tasks stood for. Norris comes up with a plan set around the mystical seven, forty-nine being seven times seven. Norris tells Curly that one of the tasks will take seven years to complete. Fred thinks that he's going too far. Raquel is offered a job but isn't sure if she wants it, thinking that if they would employ her then a better firm might as well. Curly is amazed by her new confidence. Tricia tells Jamie the truth about his dad hitting her at the prison. He calls her a liar and runs off from her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Maureen is full of self-doubt. Anne gives Andy an unusual housewarming gift.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,350,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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