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Emily despairs of the Underworld computer and panics when she deletes the payroll. Mike is actually pretty kind about it but she resigns, feeling she'll never understand it. Jack returns home from hospital but refuses to stay when he sees Terry is still there. When Gary tells Judy he's going to be Ashley's best man, she refuses to attend the wedding. Jack arranges to stay at the Rovers, refusing to believe Terry is a changed man. Terry tells him not to bother going and leaves himself, taking the Rovers' room to please Vera. Kevin takes Alison out for a meal but leaves her at the restaurant when Sally phones to say she's flooded the bathroom. Alison is annoyed that he's still at her beck and call. Linda tells Deirdre that she's worried about Mike as his business is suffering without her knowledge. She begs her to return to Underworld, saying Mike needs her. Sharon helps Terry shop for a present for Jack and Vera. Alison is attacked by a mugger who tries to snatch her bag. Terry hears her screams and sees the man off.


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  • Joss Gower was credited as Stunt Driver and Nrinder Dhudwar as Stunt Arranger on this episode.
  • TV Times synopsis: Alison finds herself in danger, and The Rovers gets a new lodger.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,700,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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