Annie tells Fred to take the rubbish to the tip in the Rover. Hilda starts cleaning at No.9. Albert puts on his medals and takes the bus to Manchester where he lays a wreath for Monty Shawcross. The binmen at the tip recognise Fred and refuse to let him dump the rubbish. Eddie longs to heal the breach but Annie refuses to budge. Annie goes to visit Joan, unable to cope with the smell any longer. Len is annoyed that Rita is paying Hilda out of The Kabin's takings. He tells her that she should try running the Yard if she's so clever.
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room, hallway and yard
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- The Kabin
- Slater's Hill Rubbish Tip
- Cenotaph, St. Peter's Square, Manchester
- TV Times synopsis: What will Len Fairclough say when he finds out who Rita has hired to do the housework? Will Annie Walker's manoeuvres in the dispute with the dustbin men succeed? Or will Eddie Yeats and his mates come out on top?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,400,000 viewers (3rd place).
Albert Tatlock: "Look, if you've bin int' trenches wi' a chap... you knew him and he knew you. And if after that you wanted to become pals, well you were pals for life.
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