Episode 1769
Episode 1769
Production code P694/769
ITV transmission date 28th December 1977 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Roger Cheveley
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 26th December 1977
Next episode 2nd January 1978


Eddie stores the turkeys in Renee's deep freeze. Albert sells them for him, telling people they're in aid of the Legion's War Heroes Tribute. The Langtons throw a party. Alf goes to the Langtons' party when he hears Renee is going to be there. When Fred pesters Rita for a dance, Len tells him to lay off. Fred hits him, smashing Deirdre's coffee table.


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  • William Tarmey appears as an extra in the Rovers, two years before debuting as Jack Duckworth.
  • TV Times synopsis: Who's involved in the punch-up that brings the Langton's home-coming party to an unexpected end? Eddie has to recruit help to get shot of his gaggle of late turkeys.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,210,000 viewers (6th place).
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