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|ITV transmission date||16th October 1978 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||11th October 1978|
|Next episode||18th October 1978|
Peter is called for a medical for the Navy. Stan lets Eddie's mate Tiny Hargreaves use the window-cleaning handcart for £3. Steve takes Suzie and Gail to an all-night party. Ken doesn't like the idea of Peter being in the Navy but Albert thinks it'll be the making of him. Two thugs beat Ron Mather up after refusing to pay their fare. Elsie takes him in. Tiny returns the cart late at night. He arranges to use the cart the following day for £10 in advance. Elsie makes Ron stay the night.
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Renee Roberts - Madge Hindle
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Steve Fisher - Lawrence Mullin
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Corner Shop
- TV Times synopsis: Ron Mather gets mugged and Elsie Tanner insists he stays the night.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,700,000 viewers (2nd place).
|October 1978 episodes|
|Mon 2nd • Wed 4th • Mon 9th • Wed 11th • Mon 16th • Wed 18th • Mon 23rd • Wed 25th • Mon 30th|