Spider and Toyah attempt to clear up the mess hoping Emily won't notice the fire damage. Rita is furious when Sharon fills The Kabin with fireworks to sell. She tells her that she hasn't sold a firework since Mark Hillkirk's accident in 1973. Sharon tells her it's nothing to do with her; it's not her shop any more. Mike is surprised when Ken gives him a cheque for £10,000. He tells Ken that he'll always be second best as far as Deirdre is concerned. Spider discovers that Emily's wallpaper is discontinued. Melanie calls on Tom, inspects his flat then leads him into the bedroom. He is amazed that she wants to have an affair with him before she gets married. Roy and Hayley join the Weatherfield First Aiders. Mike is disturbed when Linda tells him that she's returning to her old firm, Wheelers. Deirdre is overwhelmed when Ken tells her that he's paid Mike off. She tells him they have more together than Mike will ever know.
- Toyah Battersby - Georgia Taylor
- Spider Nugent - Martin Hancock
- Blanche Hunt - Maggie Jones
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Sharon Gaskell - Tracie Bennett
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Linda Sykes - Jacqueline Pirie
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Tom Ferguson - Tom Wisdom
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Hayley Cropper - Julie Hesmondhalgh
- Alma Baldwin - Amanda Barrie
- Roy Cropper - David Neilson
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Vinny Sorrell - James Gaddas
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 2a Coronation Street - Living room/kitchen
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- The Kabin
- Underworld - Office
- Roy's Rolls
- No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays - Living room/kitchen
- Rita Sullivan refers to Mark Hillkirk's accident on bonfire night which occurred in Episode 1336 (5th November 1973) with fireworks that she had sold him in Episode 1334 (29th October 1973).
- TV Times synopsis: Ken makes an offer to Mike on Deirdre's behalf. Spider and Toyah face devastation in Emily's sitting room.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,420,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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