Ted arrives at No.8 ahead of tomorrow's wedding. Nick turns up too and is introduced to his grandad. Liz chastises Becky and Steve for waking Amy with their late-night row. Joe asks Peter if he can help with the plumbing of his new bar. Peter agrees in principle and is astonished when Joe asks for money for materials. Peter sends him packing. Tyrone waits to hear if has been offered a job at Hobson's. In desperation, Joe asks Ted to lend him £4,000 for a deposit on a flat for him and Gail as he's anxious not to lose it. Ted agrees. George again broaches the subject of private schooling for Simon. Peter agrees to think about it. Tyrone gets a call from Hobson's offering him a job. Joe meets Rick and hands over Ted's £4,000 and tells him he never wants to see him again. Simon tells Ken that George offered to pay for him to go to another school. Ken's incensed. Jack's cautious about Tyrone giving up his partnership at the garage but when Molly persuades him they could have a fresh start, Tyrone agrees to take the job. Ken calls to see George and Eve and rows with them about trying to buy Simon and mould him into what they want in a grandson. George throws Ken out.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Joe resorts to desperate measures to pay his debt before the wedding; Ken is furious with George's latest attempt to take control of Simon's life; and Becky's latest argument with Steve leaves her in turmoil.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,680,000 viewers (4th place).
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