It's Ryan's sixteenth birthday. Michelle and Steve agree that he can have a party. Michelle continues to torment herself with thoughts of Ryan not being her son. Maria asks Liam to make a start on the wedding invitations. Liam's not very enthusiastic. Paul finds out from Jack and Vera that Tyrone and Molly are buying No.9. Vera naively thinks Paul will still be able to live there but Paul knows differently. Nick phones Michelle but she refuses to take the call. Sophie berates Rosie for all the grief she's caused Fiz and Kevin. Sophie and Rosie end up fighting and Sally is summoned to the school. Jamie and Violet discuss baby names with Dev and Molly. Lauren tells Sean that they're obviously not interested in his views even though it's his son. Liam returns to the factory on crutches. Carla makes bitchy comments about Maria. Carla helps Liam down the factory steps. Maria's jealous and elbows her out of the way. Nick approaches Ryan and tells him that he's his father. Ryan's stunned.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Nick approaches Ryan and offers him a birthday gift, but the truth about his identity is revealed when the youngster threatens to call the police; and Rosie comes close to breaking-point.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,690,000 viewers (3rd place).
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