Tony tells Luke he's perfectly capable of running the factory on his own and doesn't need him but Luke insists he's looking after Carla's business interests. Ashley tells Claire about Graeme wearing Fred's hat and talking in a Fred style. Claire admits she told Graeme about Fred's way of repeating himself. Joe finds out from Jason that Gail's told him about the break-in at the lock-up. Joe's furious with Gail for discussing his business with strangers. Gail's upset. Julie asks Tony if he's still going to sack her. Luke intervenes telling Julie everyone's jobs are safe for the time being. Tony feels usurped. Liz and Lloyd go for dinner at No.1. They're amused to see Ken's wearing a kimono. It's clear Ken wishes he were somewhere else and Deirdre is annoyed with him. Joe apologises to Gail for flying off the handle. Gail confesses to paying some of his bills for him too. Joe's embarrassed but grateful. Graeme apologises to Ashley for impersonating Fred. Luke spells it out to Tony that he's looking after Carla's 60% in the factory and if he doesn't like it he can leave. Tony feels humiliated.


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Guest cast




Notable dialogue

Blanche Hunt (on seeing Ken in a kimono): "Oh, for the love of God!"
Ken Barlow: "Ok. Come on. Let's have it. You've got a problem with this I should imagine?"
Blanche Hunt: "A grown man dressed as Geisha? Have you gone stark, raving mad?"

February 2009 episodes
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