Rita is concerned as Sharon sinks into depression. She feels that she needs a fresh start. Curly is furious to find Jackie's changed the locks. Audrey and Gail return from Canada to the news that Leanne is pregnant and Martin is unemployed. Leanne is annoyed by Gail's lack of enthusiasm over the news. Nick is frustrated when Leanne rants on about her never being good enough for Gail. Jackie cooks a meal for Les and lets him crawl over her having rearranged for Tyrone to return home early to spoil Les's fun. She steals money from his wallet and "pays him". Fred is aghast at the idea of the Tilsleys having a baby in his house. Ashley isn't keen either but feels he can't evict them. Les finds his money missing and realises that Jackie has picked his pocket. In revenge he sells Curly a spare set of keys to the new locks.
- Sharon Gaskell - Tracie Bennett
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Nick Tilsley - Adam Rickitt
- Leanne Tilsley - Jane Danson
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Maxine Heavey - Tracy Shaw
- Tom Ferguson - Tom Wisdom
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Sarah Louise Platt - Lynsay King
- David Platt - Thomas Ormson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Les Battersby - Bruce Jones
- Jackie Dobbs - Margi Clarke
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Spider Nugent - Martin Hancock
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Judy Mallett - Gaynor Faye
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Marcus Wrigley - Joseph Jacobs
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 8 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- The Kabin
- Sharon Gaskell states that she will turn 33 on her birthday tomorrow, contradicting her established date of birth of 1965.
- TV Times synopsis: Gail gets a double shock on her return from Canada. Sharon gives Rita cause for concern.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,530,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
- The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 16th September 2021 was edited to remove Leanne Tilsley remarking to Gail Platt that she'll always be a "miserable cow".
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