Nervous Sarah returns to school. Rebecca assures Martin she'll carry on waiting for him. Mark is annoyed to hear Mike and Linda have named the day. Sarah is called names at school and blames Candice for telling people. Candice proves her worth by sticking up for her. Geena gets sick of Les pestering her for racing tips and leads him on over another horse. Fred is triumphant to hear the body is a recent murder and not linked to his grandfather. Audrey urges Gail not to make Sarah have the baby adopted, telling her of the pain she felt in giving Stephen up. Janice asks Geena to put a stop to Les's gambling before he loses any more money. Mark and Linda are both horrified when Mike asks him to be his best man. Mark is forced to agree.


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  • Final appearance of Thomas Ormson in the role of David Platt. When the character next appeared on 26th April 2000, the role was taken over by Jack P. Shepherd.
  • This episode was scheduled to be transmitted at 9.45pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football however that programme overran and Coronation Street did not begin until 10.05pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Mike asks Mark to be his best man. Rumours spread about the murder investigation.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,230,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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