Deirdre tells Leanne how Simon cried all night wanting his teddy. The police tell Maria that there's no evidence against Tony and they won't be bringing any charges. Maria's angry. Norris wins a Polish hamper. Wiki is most impressed and offers to cook Christmas dinner. Emily thinks it's a terrific idea and suggests that Jed and Mary join them too. Peter turns up dishevelled and hungover. Leanne asks him what he's done with Simon's teddy and Peter realises he's left it in a bar. Peter feels terrible. Carla tells the factory girls she's had an email from the lottery company and they'll soon be getting their winnings. Janice hangs her head in shame. Rosie secretly sets off to meet a journalist from the Gazette. Steve and Lloyd challenge each other to lose weight by Valentine's Day. Leanne manages to track down Simon's teddy. Peter's very grateful. Peter calls at No.1 with the teddy. Simon recites his lines from the nativity play for his dad. Peter breaks down telling Ken that Simon deserves better. Molly moves back into No.9 but tells Tyrone that he'll have to sleep on the sofa. Jed calls to see Maria. He tells her they need to have a chat about Tony.


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  • TV Times synopsis: A shamefaced Peter breaks down in front of Ken and tells him he cannot cope with being a dad; Maria finds an unlikely ally in Jed Stone; and Tyrone is relieved when Molly announces she is moving back in with him.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,550,000 viewers (8th place).
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