Elsie confronts Janet who breaks down, telling her all she wants is a man as she's so lonely. Elsie tells Janet that Alan is hers and she's going to fight for him. Janet gives in. Elsie forces her to go to the Rovers with her where they shock the residents by drinking together before Elsie makes sure she leaves the area for good. Maggie accuses Betty of not keeping her mouth shut and blabbing to Elsie. Dave Smith offers Lucille her job back when the insurance money comes through. She tells him to stick it. Bet bumps into Frank Bradley and when he asks about Lucille she realises it was him who mugged her.
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Janet Reid - Judith Barker
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Emily Nugent - Eileen Derbyshire
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- Corner Shop flat - Living room and kitchen
- Viaduct Street
- Last appearance of Janet Reid until 24th September 1973.
- Tommy Boyle makes one of several pre-Phil Jennings appearances as Frank Bradley.
- TV Times synopsis: An uneasy peace, and the return of an old enemy.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,100,000 homes (4th place).
Janet Reid: "I just want what everyone else has already got - somebody who cares what happens to me. Not out of pity or some kind of smug sympathy but somebody who cares because he cares. And where's the rule that says a man can only care what happens to one woman?"
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