Gary looks after the twins whilst Judy starts work and feels guilty about leaving them. Rita is bothered by the thought of Sharon returning to Nottingham. Nick and Leanne feel too young to be parents but she urges him to think positive about it. Deirdre is thrilled when Tracy turns up on Mother's Day. Tracy tells her that she's left Robert Preston as he keeps finding fault with her. Leanne is amazed when Nick says they should consider an abortion. She can't believe he'd think of getting rid of their baby and tells Toyah she wants to keep it. Steve makes the corner shop flat more inhabitable for Nita and chats her up. Toyah tells Nick he's selfish and immature for not thinking of Leanne's feelings. Deirdre and Ken worry about Tracy and can't work out why she's left Robert. Judy is annoyed that after spending all day worrying about the twins, Gary has coped with them. Spider suggests to Curly that he waits until the Dobbses are out and then reclaims his house. Nick apologises to Leanne and assures her that he wants the baby.
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Leanne Tilsley - Jane Danson
- Nick Tilsley - Adam Rickitt
- Judy Mallett - Gaynor Faye
- Gary Mallett - Ian Mercer
- Becky Mallett - Megan Foster
- Billy Mallett - Lewis Ablett
- Sharon Gaskell - Tracie Bennett
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Betty Williams - Betty Driver
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Preston - Dawn Acton
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Toyah Battersby - Georgia Taylor
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Nita Desai - Rebecca Sarker
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Les Battersby - Bruce Jones
- Spider Nugent - Martin Hancock
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin - Shop and stockroom
- First appearance of Tracy Preston since 5th December 1997.
- Sharon Gaskell recalls standing up Curly Watts to go to a concert with Terry Duckworth, referencing the events of Episode 2374 (2nd January 1984) - although she mistakenly names the headliner as U2 rather than UB40.
- TV Times synopsis: Nick and Leanne make a big decision. Sharon wonders if she has done the right thing.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,120,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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