Viv's in tears over Harry's death. Danny and Frankie try to comfort her. Jessie reminds Nathan he agreed to take Joanne out for a pizza. Nathan covers up the fact he'd forgotten and agrees to meet her at lunchtime. Mike gets on Danny's nerves when he starts to lecture him on how to run the factory. Penny and Adam agree that Mike doesn't seem his usual self. Claire's furious when she finds out from Lloyd that Fred's thinking of buying Street Cars. She tells Fred to stop interfering with her job. Fred's hurt. Liz is cool towards Bob and he senses that there's something wrong. Nathan and Joanne have lunch together. They've nothing in common, Nathan's plainly not interested in her and Joanne's embarrassed. Bev flirts with Bob. Liz gets jealous. Bev tells her that she needs to decide if she wants Bob or not. Inconsolable Joanne tells the girls how Nathan is out of her league. Claire sees a poster advertising Ashley's fight with Marvin Maddocks. She's incensed and tells Ashley either he calls off the fight or she's leaving. Viv drops a bombshell on Mike telling him that Harry wasn't Danny's father but that he is.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Mike chats to Danny's mother Viv, and is knocked for six when she drops a bombshell she's kept secret for more than 40 years. Meanwhile, Nathan and Joanne go on a date.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,640,000 viewers (5th place).
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