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Les is furious that Leanne spent £2,000 without giving him any. Janice accuses her of letting the family down by not sharing it. Natalie gets drayman Vinny Sorrell to help her in the cellar as a favour. Curly agrees to take Toyah and Spider to see the eclipse in Cornwall. Deirdre can't find work because of her criminal record. Maxine mouths off in the salon about Gary being best man and insults him. She's aghast when Judy reveals herself from under the dryer, having heard every word. Incensed, she lambasts Maxine calling her wedding a "freak show". Judy orders Gary to stay away from the wedding and he upsets Ashley by saying that he can't be his best man. Curly is amazed when the regulars quiz him about his relationship with Nita. He lets everyone believe they're an item. Maud shocks Fred and Ashley by telling them that she's getting married to an OAP called Sidney Templeton.


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Notable dialogue[]

Fred Elliott: "Good morning, fair lady... and which of our tender delights would you like to savour today?"
Maud Grimes: "None."
Fred Elliott: "We have a beautiful sirloin steak, or fillet for the more discerning palate."
Maud Grimes: "With my teeth, I'm lucky if I can manage mince..."

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