Vik refuses to have an assistant in the corner shop that he doesn't find attractive. The Gazette print an article by Ken about the Bernard Cartwright murders, asking for information. Gwen is shocked when Jim invites her to move in with him. Sarah tells Candice about her baby after swearing her to secrecy. Candice gets at her for having sex with Neil Fearns. Martin goes for a job as a charge nurse. He is amazed when Gail considers having the baby adopted. Gwen doesn't want to give up her independence. Audrey tells Alma that Bob made a pass at her but Alma refuses to believe her and accuses her of making it up out of jealousy.


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  • This episode was scheduled to be transmitted at 9.45pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football however the match went into extra time and Coronation Street did not begin until 10.35pm. To compensate for this late time-slot, the episode was given an unscheduled repeat on Friday 3rd March at 7.00pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Audrey and Alma fall out over Bob. Jim helps Gwen to solve her problems.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,120,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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