Len tells Elsie he'll mend the ceilings for £20 each or £30 for the two; she can pay him £10, the Ogdens £20. Len gives Hilda a £20 estimate for the ceiling. Alf returns from London. He brings Renee an expensive bottle of scent. Hilda is furious when Renee starts banging on her side of the wall to make Hilda shut up. Stan uses an electric drill which interferes with Elsie's TV reception. Struck by this, Hilda gleefully looks around for things to drill. Alf proposes to Renee.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The feud between Elsie and Hilda flares up again. Meanwhile, Alf has a problem: will he find the right moment to ask Renee to marry him?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 18,450,000 viewers (2nd place).
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