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The Battersbys settle down in their new home and annoy the neighbours with their loud music. Toyah and Leanne are annoyed when Rita refuses to sell them cigarettes. Bill is upset to learn that Sally has left Kevin and tells him that he's a fool. He breaks the news to Rita who is sickened as well. She lays into Kevin for throwing everything away. He throws her out. Ashley reminds Fred that he always said he would inherit the shop. Fred admits he got emotionally carried away when he spoke to Maureen and assures Ashley the shop will be his. Mavis is touched when Des tells her how sorry he is over Derek's death. Emily tries to complain to the Battersbys about the noise but is seen off by Janice. When Percy tries to complain to Toyah about her loud music, she shouts at him and throws his book onto the street, frightening him. Kevin asks Bill to visit Sally and tell her how much he wants her back. Bill refuses as he feels Kevin should get himself out of the mess but then changes his mind and agrees to see her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The Battersbys start to make an impression on the residents of the Street - and it isn't a good one.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,740,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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