Episode 1776
Episode 1776
Production code P694/776
ITV transmission date 23rd January 1978 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Jeremy Summers
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 18th January 1978
Next episode 25th January 1978


Annie plans to take a friend to Southport but the Rover is overdue for its MOT. She blames Fred for not noticing. She orders Fred to get it done in time for the trip. Steve goes for a job interview for an electrician's job at Bristow's Dairy in Mike's time. Suzie lets it slip to Mike. The Rover fails its MOT. It needs a new shock absorber and silencer. Albert matchmakes between Sally Robson and Ken. Ken isn't really interested in her. Steve gets the job if he can get a good reference from Mike. Annie orders Fred to put the car right. He is shocked. Mike gives Steve a reference which says he can't comment on his ability.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Steve Fisher has a better job lined up. But what kind of reference will Mike Baldwin give him? Who is Annie Walker going to blame when her car, due to take some lady victuallers on a jaunt, fails its M.O.T?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,300,000 viewers (3rd place).
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