Tommy tries to talk to Terry but he jumps in his car and screeches off leaving Tommy dazed. Rita suggests to Gordon and Emily that they go for a drink to celebrate Betty's life. Tyrone tries to warn Tommy that his dad is bad news but Tommy refuses to listen. Tina's shocked to hear that Tommy's met his dad for the first time and that Terry hit him. Leanne and Simon meet in secret at No.1. They're delighted to see each other. Rita breaks the news about Betty's death to Audrey. Audrey's very upset. Tyrone and Kevin do their best to make Tommy see that he's best off without his dad but Tommy leaps to his defence. Tyrone is forced to tell Tommy how Terry sold him to his grandparents. Tommy's disbelieving. When Peter returns early, Leanne has to hide while Simon and Ken cover. Peter's none-the-wiser. Realising just how many good friends Betty had locally, Gordon agrees that she should be buried with Cyril in Weatherfield rather than near him in London. At David's request, the police call at the salon. Kylie's intrigued. Knowing that Owen has got the contract on the new bar in Viaduct Street, Gary asks him for some work. Owen promises to think about it. Tina corners Terry and quizzes him about Tommy. Terry's uncomfortable and it's clear from his body language that Tyrone was telling the truth. A police officer serves Audrey with a First Instance Harassment Warning telling her to stay away from the salon. Audrey's stunned. Tina tells Tommy that she spoke to Terry and she's pretty certain Tyrone is telling the truth. Tommy's gutted and insists they must go travelling and get as far away from Terry as possible.


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  • Richard Hammatt was credited as the Stunt Co-Ordinator on this episode.
  • TV Times synopsis: Tommy refuses to accept his dad is trouble, forcing Tyrone to tell him the truth; and Gordon is touched by everyone's reaction to Betty's death and changes his plans for her funeral.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast: 9,300,000 viewers (4th place).
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