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Judy wants to apologise to Joyce for rowing with her and is dejected because she can't. Liz makes herself at home in Fraser's flat. Gary registers Joyce's death and organises the funeral. Ashley is sad when Maxine tells him that she's got a boyfriend and she'd better not do his hair any more. Vera tries to comfort Judy over Joyce's death. Judy tells her Joyce was a cow and a pain and was never a comfort to her. She breaks down, saying she misses her. Liz rows with Alan for not telling her Fraser is married. Alan is surprised to discover she's sleeping with Fraser. Fiona overhears and is shocked, amazed that Liz is having sex with a criminal. Liz tells Alan neither she or Steve need his help, she enjoys being with Fraser and is not going to spy on him. Fiona accuses Alan of trying to force Liz to spy on Fraser, knowing he can't really help Steve. She is upset that he's using Liz. Tony calls on Judy to tell her how sorry he is. Judy is stunned to discover he was driving the car that killed Joyce. She accuses him of driving too fast as Joyce's neck was broken after she was thrown into the air. Tony breaks down, saying he never saw her until it was too late. Judy gets Gary to throw him out before breaking down. Andy makes it clear to Liz he is annoyed to see her working for Fraser. She doesn't tell him he's her lover and gets annoyed when he criticises her for being at Fraser's beck and call. Andy is horrified to see Liz kissing Fraser when he picks her up outside the Rovers.


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  • Singer and programme fan Cliff Richard makes an appearance in this episode as an extra in the background of the Rovers Return.
  • TV Times synopsis: Tony makes a shocking confession to Judy and Gary.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,880,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 10th November 2020 was transmitted without any cuts.
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