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Danny helps Jamie load the van for Holland, arranging to meet Leanne later. However Frankie has arranged a dinner at the Clock between them in memory of his father's birthday. Danny gives Leanne some money so she can treat herself. Les returns with a needless neck brace, playing for sympathy. Cilla and Les are frustrated as they try to pursue compensation from Status Quo believing it will be their words against Quo's. Sarah teases Gail over her night with Phil. Charlie returns and persuades Emily to let him complete the job on her guttering. Fred puts his back out helping carry the settee downstairs. Betty and Bev enjoy having Shelley back working in the bar. As Shelley goes out to see Zack, she sees Charlie but manages to leave. Leanne decides to take Janice to the Clock with Danny's money, making Danny annoyed. She drunkenly reveals to Janice she's having an affair but not with whom. Although Phil is sat with Gail, Sean persuades him to call on Eileen and ask her out. He explains that his relationship with Gail is based on his dissertation. Charlie comes into the bar, but Shelley is civil and offers to serve him, but he leaves. Cilla and Les are overjoyed when they realise the scam is back on when Kirk reveals he has pictures of Status Quo beating up Les.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 7.55pm to allow for coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix beforehand.
  • TV Times synopsis: Les's run-in with rockers Status Quo has Cilla planning a big compensation claim, but she can't find a solicitor who'll believe the story. Phil invites Eileen out for a drink behind Gail's back; and Danny's illicit night with Leanne hits a snag when he realises he's supposed to be having dinner with Frankie.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,360,000 viewers (4th place).
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