Kevin promises Alison a foreign holiday and starts to save. Ashley wants Gary as his best man but Maxine refuses to let him as she feels Gary will spoil the wedding pictures. Linda is frustrated when Mike treats her just as a bed partner and doesn't take her anywhere. She takes Alison to the flat to show off but Alison feels uncomfortable. Curly tries to talk Nita into going to Cornwall with him to watch the eclipse. She refuses as she hates camping. Leanne enjoys telling Gail and Martin that she blew the £2,000 at the casino. Gary is pleased when Ashley asks him to be his best man. Mike begs Deirdre to return to work and drowns his sorrows with her. She refuses to return and warns him that Linda is a taker. He feels he's running out of choices and fears making the wrong one.


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  • In a small mistake in the end credits, William Roache's name is spelled out in normal case instead of the upper case usually used for actors' names.
  • TV Times synopsis: Mike confides in Deirdre. Spider gets the wrong end of the stick about Curly and Nita.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,030,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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