|ITV transmission date||24th March 1975 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||19th March 1975|
|Next episode||26th March 1975|
Hilda and Eddie work well together. The residents are annoyed at the way Stan is using Hilda. Len begins to feel trapped by Bet when she buys him a sweater. Eddie runs a book on the "Personality of the Pub" competition. The residents are amazed at Stan's cheek as he drinks in the pub. Eddie is entertained by Clara Regan in No. 19 Inkerman Street. Ken tells Len that at their age women want commitment, not friendship. Hilda and Eddie do better than Stan. They only give Stan £1 from their £9 earnings. Bet plans a night at the pictures with Len. Annie counts the votes and Betty is the winner. Len stands Bet up.
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Deirdre Hunt - Anne Kirkbride
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- The Kabin
- Inkerman Street
- Clara Regan is heard but not seen as Eddie Yeats knocks on the door of 19 Inkerman Street. The actress is uncredited.
- TV Times synopsis: Personality of the Pub contest…who will be voted winner at the Rovers?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,600,000 homes (4th place).
Ena Sharples: "You seem to have been leading a bit of a hectic life during my absence, I hear?"
Len Fairclough: "Oh, I dunno, let's see - I've been, er, I've broken off my engagement, I've damn near been accused of murder, I'm on the point of bankruptcy. Just an average sort of six months, I'd say."
Ena Sharples: "That's what I mean - blundering along from mistake to mistake."
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