The regulars file into the Rovers for the unveiling and discover it's exactly the same as before. Jenny and Johnny admit they made everything up to draw the punters in and the builders were in fact boozing inside while the "work" was going on. Rita assumes that Henry is looking for her cheque but is taken in by his lie that he's lost a bracelet he'd planned to give to Gemma. Gina sees through Dev's excuses for the dinner cancellation and realises that he's embarrassed by her. She tells him they're finished if he can't handle her the way she is and walks out, with Dev making no attempt to stop her. Rita offers to invest in Maria's franchise. Audrey is held prisoner by Gail and David until she sees the error of her ways. Carol doesn't meet Sean and Billy as arranged. Carla offers Sean the job at the factory. He accepts without hesitation. Lewis thinks Audrey has stood him up. The thugs text Henry and threaten to break his legs. Audrey offers Gail an exchange: if she accepts her and Lewis, she'll never have to see him. Gail refuses to give in but David has had enough and lets Audrey go free. Lewis is delighted when she arrives at the Rovers. Gina moves into No.4. Tim collects her things and gives Dev a piece of his mind. Henry tries to get Jenny and Johnny to retire to bed early so that he can rob the till but they announce a lock-in instead. Sean and Billy look for Carol at the Red Rec, without success. Emma moves in with Maria. Jenny places a photograph of Aidan behind the bar. Johnny is touched. Henry pretends to have fallen in the cellar and broken his arm. He says beer was spilled at the top of the stairs and blames Johnny.


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  • The Gazette photographer is uncredited, despite having several lines of dialogue.
  • Mark Strange was credited as the Fight Arranger on this episode.
  • TV Times synopsis: Henry plans to sue Johnny and Jenny after breaking his arm in the cellar; and Gina realises that Dev is ending their relationship; and Sean gets his job back at Underworld, but is saddened when he and Billy fail to find Carol after she is discharged from hospital.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast: 7,060,000 viewers (5th place).
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