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Des accuses Claire of only looking for a reason to finish with him. Ken is horrified to find Sue Jeffers unconscious in his hotel room, after slipping and banging her head in the bathroom. As she is taken to hospital, he finds it hard to explain to the hotel management why she was in his room. Norris sees Sue being carried out on a stretcher and tells Derek. Bill tells Jim that he's sick of hearing about his divorce and accuses him of being thick and playing games just so that he can hang onto Liz. Derek phones Mavis with the news of Sue being carried out of Ken's room on a stretcher. She tells Rita; unaware that Becky is listening. Sean tries to chat Samantha up but she isn't interested. Jim tells Bill that he's right and decides to offer Liz money. Becky gossips to her friends about Ken and Sue sharing a hotel room. Alf decides to prove his fitness by taking part in the school's sponsored walk. Don advises Ashley to be masterful with Kelly. Ashley tells Kelly that he's not weak and is stunned when she slams the door in his face. Des shows Claire the empty flat over the bookies, telling her that she could pretend to move into it in case anyone spied on them for the RAF. She doesn't like the deception. Ken returns and tells Deirdre about his awful experience. Sue had to have stitches in hospital but is alright now. Deirdre finds the scenario amusing. Emily refuses to listen to Mavis's gossip about Ken. Jim gives Liz a cheque for £500 but she tells him that it's not enough and throws it back at him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Jim approaches Liz with an offer he believes she can't refuse. Ken is shocked by a discovery he makes in the hotel bathroom.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,200,000 viewers (8th place - combined figure including repeat).
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