Unbeknown to Karen, her passport has turned up and Steve is hiding it as a joke. Steve lets Eileen in on the joke who in turn tells Karen the truth. Karen calls Steve's bluff and pretends to cancel the holiday. Eventually they both come clean and leave for America. Kevin lands a big job at the garage through a recommendation of Molly's. However if he takes the job on he will have to move the holiday and disappoint the girls. Toyah is still keeping Sam at arm's length. Charlie tells her that Sam won't wait forever and that she needs to start leading a normal life again. Audrey thinks Richard has a crush on her and is hurt and embarrassed when she finds out he hasn't. Jack goes to the medical centre and has his ears syringed. He can now hear perfectly well but pretends to Vera that he's profoundly deaf. She thinks that he's ill and pampers him. Sarah tells Candice about her new chat room boyfriend, Gary. Alex turns up at the cafe and demands more money for Wayne. He tells Roy and Hayley that if they want to keep Wayne it will cost them a further £100 per week.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Audrey's hopes for romance are crushed, and Matt has surprising news for Jack.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,410,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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