The Ogdens' washing machine breaks so Stan has to clean Ruby Green's washing by hand. Suzie and Gail get more money in their wage packets. Suzie thinks it's because Mike fancies her. Fred suspects that Len is two-timing Rita with Elsie because of the atmosphere between them. The washing gets soaked as it is rained on. Hilda enjoys Stan and Eddie's anguish. Rita tells Len that she trusts him but she'll never let him alone. Stan returns the washing and Ruby pays him £1. Fred tells Rita that the neighbours are talking about Len and Elsie and offers her comfort. Mike arranges a date with Suzie.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The upset between Len and Rita over the night he stayed at home with Elsie is smoothed over…but then someone stirs it all up again.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,700,000 viewers (16th place).
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