Tina tells Graeme that she cannot stay with his uncle any longer. Lewis reminds Audrey about their dinner party with the Barlows tonight. Sean returns from his holiday with a deep tan but no improvement to his love life. David fears that he has pushed Tina and Graeme closer together rather than split them up. Jason encourages him to keep trying. Natasha offers to cook for Nick. He tries to look enthusiastic. Lloyd collects Cheryl from the club and witnesses her arguing with Mal. Lloyd's horrified to see she has a black eye. Rita feels sorry for Tina and suggests she could stay at her flat for the time being. Tina's grateful. Lloyd confronts Mal, accusing him of hitting Cheryl. Mal's furious and fires Cheryl before setting a bouncer onto Lloyd. Ken looks forward to spending time in Lewis' cultured company. Graeme delivers Tina's belongings to Rita's flat. Rita and Tina enjoy their new relationship as landlady and lodger. Nick's delighted when the machinists meet their deadline for the order. Sean tells Michelle about his failed attempt to contact Violet on Facebook and laments not being able to see his son. Graeme takes Tina on a mystery tour on his rickshaw. Cheryl accompanies wounded Lloyd back to his flat. He's stunned when she admits that her black eye is the handiwork of her husband Chris.


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  • Richard Hammatt was credited as the Stunt Co-Ordinator on this episode.
  • Rita Sullivan shows Tina McIntyre a photo of Jenny Bradley and expresses regret that she has no idea where Jenny is now.
  • This episode was transmitted at 8.30pm. It had been provisionally scheduled to be shown on Thursday 1st July at 8.30pm but due to World Cup 2010 football coverage on Monday 28th June which affected that night's scheduled episodes, was postponed by three days.
  • TV Times synopsis: Lloyd jumps to the wrong conclusion when he sees Cheryl has a black eye - with painful results; Rita comes to the aid of a homeless Tina; and Sean hits on a devious plan to locate Violet.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,720,000 viewers (5th place).
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