Curly tries hard to talk Emma out of reporting Jack and Vera to the police for hiding Terry, but Emma is unwavering. Molly tries to encourage Gail to call Richard and give him a second chance. Les tells Toyah and Sam that he is determined to make a fresh start. Roy asks Ken if he will do a talk for the members of the Weatherfield Historical Society, and tells Ken that the new chairwoman, Anita Scott, requested him as she is a fan of Ken's work. Emma eventually backs down and tells a worried Vera she will turn a blind eye for once. Les finds out the council have to let him go and this sends him back into a depression. Geena and Shelley are at loggerheads over the Christmas decorations for the Rovers. Eileen is putting on a brave face, but she is angry when she finds out Dennis is fixing Jason's bike. Jason was unaware that Dennis was mending his bike and confronts him at the garage. Jason tells Dennis what he thinks of him and punches him. Karl Harper offers Tyrone money upfront to clock three cars. Eileen goes to Dennis's flat and tells him to keep away from Jason and Todd.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 8.00pm. No episode was broadcast on Wednesday 5th December due to coverage of Champions League football.
  • TV Times synopsis: Eileen tells Dennis to leave Weatherfield. Vera waits to hear if Emma has reported her to the police.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,670,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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