Episode 2002
Episode 2002
Production code P694/1002
ITV transmission date 9th June 1980 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Richard Holthouse
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 4th June 1980
Next episode 11th June 1980


Gail suffers from morning sickness. Eddie sells a hanging basket chair to Mavis for £20. Bert tells Brian he feels they won't be able to afford the mortgage. Brian doesn't want to lower his sights. Bert and Ivy urge them to back out of the mortgage as the debt will be crippling. Gail feels that she doesn't want a cheaper house and they'll manage. Brian tells her that he thinks his parents are right. Audrey arrives as soon as she hears about the baby. Eddie agrees to fix the chair up for Mavis. Emily takes Arnold to the Rovers. Annie gives him the once over and decides he is suitable. Audrey tells Brian he doesn't have to have the baby if he doesn't want it.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Gail's mother turns up when she hears she's about to become a granny - and she puts an idea into Brian's head that really shakes him. Eddie Yeats hawks a most exotic item of furniture around and finds an unexpected taker
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,400,000 viewers (5th place).
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