Ashley and Claire arrive back from their honeymoon. The police have a word with Vince and make him apologise to Roy. It's obvious they find it funny and Roy feels humiliated. Ashley tells Fred he's welcome to carry on living with them but Fred's uncomfortable. Charlie wants to take Shelley to bed but she's too tired from the gym. Charlie sulks and makes Shelley feel guilty. Danny and Mike buy Adam a pair of football boots to take back to school while Ken buys him a dictionary and thesaurus. Chesney sees the police car outside the café and thinks Roy must have been serving up rat sandwiches. Claire finds an earring on the sofa. She and Ashley worry Fred's got involved with another woman. Vince intimidates Roy and forces him to cook him a fry up even though the café is closed. Deirdre clocks Charlie saying something to Shelley and Shelley looking upset. Adam leaves to go back to school. Vince gets Roy up against a wall then pushes him over. Roy’s in tears. Charlie arrives and rescues Roy. He fires Vince. Hayley arrives to find Roy distraught and tearful.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Roy becomes a laughing stock when the police arrive at the cafe; Adam says his goodbyes; and Ashley and Claire return from honeymoon, but are surprised to discover Fred hasn't been alone.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,640,000 viewers (7th place).
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