Chesney and Sophie plant a plastic dog poo on Les's chair. Les falls for it. Bev offers to go shopping for a wedding dress with Shelley. Shelley declines as Zack is going to come with her. Charlie looks on, irritated by Bev's presence. Charlie takes his bad mood out on Jason, who retaliates by claiming that he's seen Shelley cosying up to Zack at the bus-stop. Charlie watches as Zack gives Shelley a reassuring hug. Norris meets with Angela. She's soon ordering him around and tells him that she wants a man who'll live his life her way, and he's it. Fiz gives Kirk a hard time when she discovers some girlie mags in his room. Norris quakes as Angela declares she wants to marry him, but he summons all his strength and turns her down. Shelley's happy to accept Fred's invitation to give her away at her wedding. Chesney seeks Les's advice as he's developed a crush on Sophie. Bev drowns her sorrows in the Rovers. She's touched by Fred's kindness. Charlie tells Shelley that he won't pay for Zack any more. She begs him, but Charlie adds that Zack has a reputation for sleeping with his female clients. He gives her an ultimatum - either Zack goes, or he does.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Charlie misinterprets Zack's gesture of support to Shelley and gives her an ultimatum - it's either him or the therapist. Norris dines with ex-wife Angela, expecting to receive an offer to join her company, but is surprised to find she's got something else in mind.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,090,000 viewers (10th place).
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