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|ITV transmission date||6th April 1977 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Director||June Wyndham Davies|
|Previous episode||4th April 1977|
|Next episode||11th April 1977|
Elsie is furious when she finds Albert the dog has eaten one of her shoes. She tells Suzie to get rid of him. Mavis refuses to let go of the manageress job without a fight. Len asks Alf to be his best man but Deirdre is furious that he didn't ask Ray. Mavis threatens to take Len to an Industrial Tribunal. He agrees to give her a small rise in compensation. Nobody wants to take Albert off Suzie's hands. Rita wears the engagement ring Len originally gave her. Benny Stone confronts Rita and tells her he wants the £400 he lost on the deal for her to sing in Tenerife. Len discovers he wants commission he already received by providing the hotel with a replacement singer. Benny is forced into accepting £200 from Len. Rita and Len row over his asking Alf to be best man when she wanted Ken. Suzie hides Albert in her room. Ray and Ken are both relieved that Alf is best man.
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- The Kabin
- Builder's Yard and office
- TV Times synopsis: A stray pup called Albert causes Gail Potter and Suzie Birchall to panic.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,200,000 homes (4th place).
|April 1977 episodes|
|Mon 4th • Wed 6th • Mon 11th • Wed 13th • Mon 18th • Wed 20th • Mon 25th • Wed 27th|