Hayley is relieved to be home but she and Roy are missing Wayne. Steve takes Eileen back on at Street Cars and insists that Karen tells Mike that she does want her old job back. Vera goes to see Jack on his allotment. Just as she arrives Jack's potting shed explodes. Jack explains that he's been brewing poteen and that the bottles have exploded. Vera is furious and insists Jack takes her out for a meal. Martin and Sally kiss which is seen by Todd. Todd tells Martin he won't tell anyone but Martin and Sally agree they must tell Gail before word gets out. Mike still insists Linda sleeps in the spare room but she is determined that she is going to try and get back into his good books. Janice returns from Tenerife. Mike offers her old job back at Underworld. She accepts and is delighted. Fred realises that Duggie is pulling a fast one by getting Eve to do more and more hours in the Rovers knowing that Fred has to pay her wages. Gail sees Martin give Sally a longing look and wonders if he fancies Sally.


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  • This forty-five minute episode was transmitted at 7.15pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Vera thinks that Jack has gone up in smoke. Sally and Martin decide to tell Gail about their affair.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 10,880,000 viewers (9th place).
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