Rosie wonders if it was her mobile video of Liam kissing Carla that tipped Tony over the edge. Kevin and Sally assure her she's not to blame. Audrey's shocked to see a "For Sale" board outside No.8. Gail shocks her further by telling her that she and Joe are engaged. Audrey warns her that she's making a mistake. Sally asks Kevin for the garage accounts. Kevin's secretly worried she'll spot his motel expenses and the lack of breakdown call-outs. Dev has a golf lesson from the club pro Bernie. He suggests they go for a drink afterwards. Rick the debt collector turns up at No.8 masquerading as a potential buyer. Gail's oblivious as she shows him round whilst Joe is inwardly panicking. Maria confides in Audrey how she hates herself for allowing Tony to wheedle his way into her and baby Liam's lives. Audrey makes her see that it wasn't her fault. Helen and Barry ask Maria to come and live with them in Ireland. To their delight she jumps at the opportunity saying she and Liam need a fresh start. There's a knock at the door of No.7. Maria's stunned to discover it's Carla.


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  • Carla was credited with the surname Connor from this episode onwards.
  • TV Times synopsis: The Connors suggest Maria returns to Ireland with them; Audrey warns Gail that Joe is bad news after a for-sale sign prompts a revelation from her daughter; and Sally decides the time has come to look at the garage accounts.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 10,490,000 viewers (4th place).
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