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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
[[Curly Watts|Curly]] got as far as [[Stockport]] before realising he was chasing a mirage. He feels he has everything to live for in [[Weatherfield]]. He tells [[Samantha Failsworth|Samantha]] she can stay at [[7 Coronation Street|No. 7]] as his lodger and is stunned when she tells him it's her house now and he'll have to move out. [[Maureen Webster|Maureen]] tells Curly that [[Bill Webster|Bill]] knows about their night of passion and tells him he should never have come back. The Platts have dinner at the Baldwins'. They toast for a prosperous New Year. [[Maxine Peacock|Maxine]] is horrified to see Curly back in Weatherfield and confesses to [[Fiona Middleton|Fiona]] that Curly was the man she slept with. Fiona thinks it's hysterical. [[Liz McDonald|Liz]] tells [[Andy McDonald|Andy]] and [[Jim McDonald|Jim]] that [[Fraser Henderson|Fraser]] has warned her about [[Steve McDonald|Steve]] and [[Malcolm Fox]]. They are amazed she's getting involved with a criminal. When [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] mouths off about [[Don Brennan|Don]] being stupid and greedy [[Martin Platt|Martin]] breaks the news about him trying to kill himself. Mike is taken aback but still thinks he's a loser and only has himself to blame. [[Gail Platt|Gail]] is disgusted with him and the Platts leave. Curly is relieved when [[Eric Firman]] gives him his job back. [[Alma Halliwell|Alma]] tells Mike she hates his views.
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[[Curly Watts|Curly]] got as far as [[Stockport]] before realising he was chasing a mirage. He feels he has everything to live for in [[Weatherfield]]. He tells [[Samantha Failsworth|Samantha]] she can stay at [[7 Coronation Street|No. 7]] as his lodger and is stunned when she tells him it's her house now under her rental agreement and he'll have to move out. [[Maureen Webster|Maureen]] tells Curly that [[Bill Webster|Bill]] knows about their night of passion and tells him he should never have come back. The Platts have dinner at the Baldwins' [[No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays|flat]]. They toast for a prosperous New Year. [[Maxine Peacock|Maxine]] is horrified to see Curly back in Weatherfield and confesses to [[Fiona Middleton|Fiona]] that Curly was the man she slept with. Fiona thinks it's hysterical. [[Liz McDonald|Liz]] tells [[Andy McDonald|Andy]] and [[Jim McDonald|Jim]] that [[Fraser Henderson|Fraser]] has warned her about [[Steve McDonald|Steve]] and [[Malcolm Fox]]. They are amazed she's getting involved with a criminal. When [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] mouths off about [[Don Brennan|Don]] being stupid and greedy [[Martin Platt|Martin]] breaks the news about him trying to kill himself. Mike is taken aback but still thinks he's a loser and only has himself to blame. [[Gail Platt|Gail]] is disgusted with him and the Platts leave hastily to avoid hearing more of Mike's rants. Curly is relieved when [[Eric Firman]] rings him and gives him his job back. Samantha tells Curly he can stay the night but then has to go. [[Alan McKenna|Alan]] calls on Fiona and apologises for letting her down previously. [[Alma Halliwell|Alma]] tells Mike she hates his uncaring views.
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==Cast==
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===Regular cast===
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*[[Samantha Failsworth]] - [[Tina Hobley]]
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*[[Curly Watts]] - [[Kevin Kennedy]]
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*[[Emily Bishop]] - [[Eileen Derbyshire]]
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*[[Maud Grimes]] - [[Elizabeth Bradley]]
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*[[Maureen Holdsworth]] - [[Sherrie Hewson]]
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*[[Bill Webster]] - [[Peter Armitage]]
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*[[Martin Platt]] - [[Sean Wilson]]
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*[[Gail Platt]] - [[Helen Worth]]
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*[[Jim McDonald]] - [[Charles Lawson]]
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*[[Andy McDonald]] - [[Nicholas Cochrane]]
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*[[Alma Baldwin]] - [[Amanda Barrie]]
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*[[Mike Baldwin]] - [[Johnny Briggs]]
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*[[Liz McDonald]] - [[Beverley Callard]]
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*[[Vera Duckworth]] - [[Elizabeth Dawn]]
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*[[Jack Duckworth]] - [[William Tarmey]]
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*[[Tricia Armstrong]] - [[Tracy Brabin]]
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*[[Don Brennan]] - [[Geoff Hinsliff]]
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*[[Ashley Peacock]] - [[Steven Arnold]]
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*[[Fiona Middleton]] - [[Angela Griffin]]
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*[[Maxine Heavey]] - [[Tracy Shaw]]
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*[[Alan McKenna]] - [[Glenn Hugill]]
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==Guest cast==
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*[[Anne Malone]] - [[Eve Steele]]
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==Places==
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*[[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Coronation Street exterior]]
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*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public''
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*[[2a Coronation Street]]
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*[[5 Coronation Street]] - ''Downstairs rooms''
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*[[7 Coronation Street]] - ''Downstairs rooms''
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*[[8 Coronation Street]] - ''Downstairs rooms''
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*[[Corner Shop]]
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*[[No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays]]
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*[[16 Orchard Close]]
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*[[Viewing Figures]]: UK broadcast - 15,210,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
 
*[[Viewing Figures]]: UK broadcast - 15,210,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).

Revision as of 12:17, December 4, 2011


Plot

Curly got as far as Stockport before realising he was chasing a mirage. He feels he has everything to live for in Weatherfield. He tells Samantha she can stay at No. 7 as his lodger and is stunned when she tells him it's her house now under her rental agreement and he'll have to move out. Maureen tells Curly that Bill knows about their night of passion and tells him he should never have come back. The Platts have dinner at the Baldwins' flat. They toast for a prosperous New Year. Maxine is horrified to see Curly back in Weatherfield and confesses to Fiona that Curly was the man she slept with. Fiona thinks it's hysterical. Liz tells Andy and Jim that Fraser has warned her about Steve and Malcolm Fox. They are amazed she's getting involved with a criminal. When Mike mouths off about Don being stupid and greedy Martin breaks the news about him trying to kill himself. Mike is taken aback but still thinks he's a loser and only has himself to blame. Gail is disgusted with him and the Platts leave hastily to avoid hearing more of Mike's rants. Curly is relieved when Eric Firman rings him and gives him his job back. Samantha tells Curly he can stay the night but then has to go. Alan calls on Fiona and apologises for letting her down previously. Alma tells Mike she hates his uncaring views.

Cast

Regular cast

Guest cast

Places

Notes

  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,210,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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