Episode 1674
Episode 1674
Production code P694/674
ITV transmission date 31st January 1977 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Geoff Bentley
Director Alan Bromly
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 26th January 1977
Next episode 2nd February 1977


Hilda has had enough of the Ogdens' misfortunes. Ray worries that he won't make a good father. Annie buys a shawl for the new baby but Betty tells her that Bet's already bought an identical one. Ray brings Deirdre and the baby home. The residents coo over the new baby. Annie has swapped the shawl for a babygrow, only to find that Blanche has also bought an identical one. Mavis suggests to Hilda that her bad luck could be to do with living at a house numbered 13 and Renee backs up this suggestion. Hilda tells Stan that she wants their door number changed to alter their luck.


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  • TV Times synopsis: It's supposed to be Hilda's lucky day - but everything goes wrong.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,050,000 homes (2nd place). This was the most-watched episode since Episode 613 on 26th October 1966 and the first episode of the 1970s to be watched in more than nine million homes.
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