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Emily is put out when Spider invites Log to stay at No.3. Toyah is distraught that Spider has a girlfriend. Kevin tells Des that Samantha is having an affair with Chris but Des refuses to believe him, accusing him of just wanting to cause trouble for Chris. Janice accuses Spider of exploiting Toyah's feelings and hurting her. Deirdre is upset to hear that Ken will be testifying against her, knowing that no one will believe she's innocent when he tells the court how she asked him to lie for Jon. Mike is worried to see her so distraught and gives her Alma's passport and a load of money, urging her to take her chance and flee the country. Mike rows with Ken in the Rovers, accusing him of nailing Deirdre's coffin. Alma is horrified when they start to fight and drags Mike away but not before telling him that if Deirdre goes down it will be his fault. Deirdre packs a suitcase and, passport and money in her hands, considers her options.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Deirdre decides on drastic action to avoid going to prison. Meanwhile, Kevin tells Des the truth about Samantha.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,950,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogue[]

Ken Barlow: "You know your problem, Baldwin? You're a little man with a big mouth."

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