Maud reads Raquel's palm and tells her that she's going to be travelling soon. Alf goes to see Dr Stirling to prove he's fit. When he tells the doctor about his worry over his past heart attack he is told that wouldn't affect his licence and advised to send his renewal form back. In the car park he tries to manoeuvre and backs into Dr Stirling's car. Eric and Edith Firman entertain the Wattses, Anne and Andy to dinner. Anne feels awkward and Curly fears that Raquel will make a fool of herself again. Maud urges Maureen to get passionate with Bill, disappointed that nothing happened after she left them alone in the house. Raquel proves to be a great hit with Edith as she is self-assured and confident. Curly is impressed. Audrey and Alma go to a health farm. Kelly and Ashley make up and she admits that she does enjoy it when he's forceful. Edith warns Raquel that Curly will grow into Eric and all he'll think about is frozen food.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 9.35pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football.
  • TV Times synopsis: Maud predicts an exciting future for Raquel. Don gives advice to Ashley.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,940,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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