Joe lies to Gail pretending he's gone to a trade fair. Tyrone spots him asleep in his van parked up in Tile Street. Joe manages to lie his way out of it. Steve spots Liz's keys and suddenly the penny drops. Steve's horrified to discover Lloyd is sleeping with Liz. She sheepishly appears from behind the chair. Steve's in a fury as he tells Michelle how Lloyd's been sleeping with his mum. Michelle finds it funny. Becky tells Hayley how she's in love with Steve and he's going to finish with Michelle this evening. Joe tells Gail and David he's got plenty of business in the pipeline. Michelle and Steve spend the evening at home. Michelle's tipsy and tells Steve how much she loves him. Molly confronts Jackie about her exploding breast implants. Jackie admits she lied. Molly gets a call to say her dad's been rushed into hospital with a burst appendix. Becky hits the cider realising that Steve's not going to show and has let her down again. Hayley tries to comfort her. Michelle makes Steve promise they'll never split up. Steve goes along with it, hating himself for being such a coward. Becky cries alone in her bedroom wishing Steve had kept his word.
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Michelle Connor - Kym Marsh
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Molly Compton - Vicky Binns
- Becky Granger - Katherine Kelly
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Poppy - Sophiya Haque
- Lloyd Mullaney - Craig Charles
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- David Platt - Jack P. Shepherd
- Joe McIntyre - Reece Dinsdale
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Hayley Cropper - Julie Hesmondhalgh
- Jackie Dobbs - Margi Clarke
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room, hallway and upstairs flat
- 8 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 15a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- 16a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen and Becky's bedroom
- Tile Street
- Stuart St Paul was credited as the Fight Arranger on this episode.
- TV Times synopsis: Steve is disgusted to realise what is going on between his mother and Lloyd; Becky confides in Hayley; and Joe desperately tries to hide the extent of his problems from Gail.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 11,290,000 viewers (1st place).
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