Ken refuses to touch the money and gets Albert to keep counting it to make sure it's all there. The costumes arrive for the panto. Emily tries hers on at Gamma Garments and is embarrassed when Swindley returns. Billy gets a new job in London. Ken tells Piggott to take the money back but Piggott offers another £100 after the exams. He refuses to accept Ken's morals. Ken follows him to the Rovers and returns the money publicly.
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Miss Nugent - Eileen Derbyshire
- Leonard Swindley - Arthur Lowe
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Jack Walker - Arthur Leslie
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Charlie Moffitt - Gordon Rollings
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Irma Ogden - Sandra Gough
- Florrie Lindley - Betty Alberge
- First appearance of Leonard Swindley since 15th July 1964 as Arthur Lowe had taken a break from the programme to appear in a season of plays at the Royal Court Theatre: John Osborne's Inadmissable Evidence and Ben Travers' A Cuckoo in the Nest.
- TV Times synopsis: An old friend returns to Gamma Garments
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,350,000 homes (joint 1st place with 16th December 1964).
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