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Sally takes on overtime as an excuse to be available for Greg. Alec offers to look after Rita so she can be discharged. Audrey goes for a hard line - naming and shaming community charge dodgers and roping the unemployed into litter gangs. Spider thinks her campaign leaflets are so funny he hands them out himself. Toyah gets fed up with everyone thinking that she's thick as her mind is full of ideas. Jim is amazed when Alec tells him that his shoddy work nearly killed Rita and warns him that he's getting the authorities onto him. Maxine hopes that Greg will open up more during a romantic weekend. Roy encourages Toyah to learn how to express her ideas and concerns. She wants to learn but feels she's left it too late. Greg and Sally meet for more sex at work.


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  • The character of Dr Plowman was named after Mike Plowman of the Coronation Street Visual Updates website, a declared fan of the writing skills of Peter Mills.
  • TV Times synopsis: Alec stirs up trouble for the McDonalds, and Toyah's sick of being the dunce.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,810,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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