Fred fears for his job now Billy is coming over. Annie docks him £5 from his wages. Steve has a black eye. Brian blames Ivy for the fight. Billy arrives on holiday. Fred tries to get Annie to think the British Legion are interested in his services. Billy worries as Annie hopes he'll stay and she can get rid of Fred. Gail makes the first move back to Brian and they arrange a date. Billy discovers Ray has left the country and Deirdre is free again.


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  • First appearance of Billy Walker since 24th May 1978.
  • This episode was transmitted at 7.00pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Billy Walker turns up from Jersey - but is the purpose of his visit simply a holiday? Will Gail Potter succeed in getting together again with Brian Tilsley?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 11,700,000 viewers (9th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on a Whit Monday Bank Holiday.
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