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Les, Cilla and Janice have a huge row. Cilla tries to convince Janice that she and Les were about to go to bed but Les explains what really happened. Danny manages to get a loan to pay for his 50% of Underworld. He and Mike shake on the deal. Katy babysits for Rosie and Sophie while Sally drags Kevin along to a small traders do to drum up more business for the garage. Janice tells Les that Chesney will have to go and live with Cilla otherwise she'll continue using him to worm her way back in. Les is upset, admitting that he loves Chesney and this is the only proper home he's ever had. Frankie, Danny and Jamie have Mike and Penny round for dinner. Vera cooks them a steak and kidney pie but manages to set off the smoke alarm. Martin calls round at No.13 to see Kevin but finds Katy there babysitting. They end up kissing but then Martin controls himself saying he must put his family first. Mike offers Jamie a job in the factory doing some driving and odd jobs. Jamie's delighted. Cilla arrives to collect Chesney. He's distraught at being woken up and told he's got to leave and go with his mum. As Cilla pulls the crying Chesney out of the door, refusing to let him take Schmeichel, he pleads with Les to let him stay. Janice, Fiz and Kirk are upset and Les can't bear to watch.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Janice gives Les an ultimatum; Katy tries to persuade Martin that they should give their relationship another chance; and Danny manages to secure a loan in order to pay Mike.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,920,000 viewers (1st place).

Notable dialogue[]

Cilla Brown (to Les Battersby): "Big bad wolf.. don't you want to huff and puff?"
Janice Battersby: "We know who the little pig is!"

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