Steve casually asks Michelle what Becky's doing behind the bar. Michelle explains how Leanne walked out after she accused her of sleeping with Steve. Michelle apologises for her suspicious mind. Steve feels terrible. Tony tells Carla how he plans to make £10m by the time he's forty-seven and he's not going to let Kevin stand in his way. Steve's furious to discover Liam, Maria and Carla all think he's going to propose to Michelle. Steve tells Vernon how sorry he is that he's split up with Liz. Steve collars Becky and demands she hands her notice in. Becky refuses pointing out that would make Michelle suspicious. Ken attends his university reunion. He bumps into Marian Lund, an old girlfriend. Steve rows with Lloyd for telling Michelle he's going to propose. Lloyd tells Steve it's his own fault for sleeping with Becky. Ken arrives home and tells Deirdre how the reunion has made him realise how little he's achieved. Deirdre's offended. Steve wonders how on earth he's going to burst Michelle's bubble.


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  • This was the last episode to be produced by Steve Frost.
  • The character of "Marion" at Ken Barlow's university reunion was clearly stated to be Marian Lund who Ken had had his first affair with in 1961. However, the character was credited under a slightly different spelling of the name and was played by Linda Marlowe and not Patricia Heneghan as previously.
  • TV Times synopsis: Steve struggles to make sense of the 'proposal' fiasco while Lloyd tries to steer clear of him; Tony boasts to Carla about his business empire; and a nervous Ken attends the reunion.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,070,000 viewers (7th place).
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