Kevin finds Chris Collins sleeping rough in the garage and is annoyed to discover he's been doing so for a week. Alan insists he's not ashamed of Fiona but she refuses to believe him. When he admits he tries to shield her from racist comments she is furious. Kevin orders Chris to find somewhere to live but Sally feels sorry for him and insists he uses their bathroom and eats with them. Alan is angered by Fiona saying he's racist. She tells him their relationship has changed now because they've become a white policeman and his black girlfriend. He doesn't understand what he's done wrong. Don blames Mike for Josie leaving him and marrying someone else. Angie is annoyed that Kbec have dropped her as a designer as she was hoping to work full-time with them. Kevin is annoyed when Sally invites Chris to sleep on their sofa until he can find a flat. Angie encourages Des to sell up and go off on his boat. Jim is upset to hear Andy telling a friend, Sandra Walker, that Liz is a slag who hangs round gangsters. Maxine surprises herself by flirting with Ashley and letting him kiss her. They end up having sex in the beauty room and Maxine is amazed by Ashley's virility. When Derek tells Des that he is like him; stable and reliable, Des decides to pack up and leave Weatherfield.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alan begs Fiona for forgiveness. Ashley gets a haircut from Maxine, but is that all she's going to give him?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,070,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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