Roy refuses to open the café as he feels embarrassed and humiliated. Tracy suggests to Steve they should go out for the evening. Tired of repeating himself, Steve tells her that he's not interested. Hayley confides in Fiz how worried she is about Roy. Steve forms a plan and, to Tracy's delight, changes his mind and promises they will go out for the evening. Tracy's walking on air. Ian insists Sally stay late at work so they can discuss their relationship. Steve takes Tracy to the Clock Restaurant. Tracy's in heaven thinking she's finally captured the love of her life and the father of her child. Ian tries to persuade Sally to leave Kevin for him. Sally refuses. Tracy's gutted when Steve spells out to her that he feels nothing for her and never will. He gives her a red rose as token of his indifference. Fiz tells Roy what a strong person he is and that he mustn't let a bully like Vince win. Roy takes this on board and promises to reopen the café. Hayley's grateful. Mike and Ken row over Adam's future. Adam declares he's going back to school to get away from them as they're all bonkers. Ian suggests to Sally they could have an affair, their families needn't know and that way Sally could keep her job.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Steve gets so fed up with Tracy pursuing him that he asks her out on a date just to keep her quiet; Ian gives Sally food for thought; and Fiz helps boost Roy's plummeting self-esteem.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,940,000 viewers (6th place).
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