Stan returned at 3.00am. Hilda refuses to believe he spent the whole evening at the Legion. Stan and Eddie say that there was a snooker tournament on. Annie writes Fred a glowing reference to Richard Cresswell. Elsie returns from Birmingham. Legion steward Ernie Sadler agrees to swear there wasn't a stag night on to please Eddie and Stan. Rita hears that Gladys Turnbull's daughter is expecting an unwanted baby. John Ridley interviews the Gees. Fred is very uncomfortable trying to sell himself. John tells them that there will be vacancies very shortly. Hilda overhears Ernie asking after Stan's wife, "Freda" and grows suspicious. She discovers the new barmaid at the Legion is called Freda. George Newton recognises Eunice by her maiden name. Eddie swears to Hilda that they went to the Sports and Social Club when she accuses Stan of spending the night with Freda from the Legion. Rita visits Mrs Turnbull and tells her she'll take Sandra's baby when it's born. Len tells her that she must be mad.
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Eunice Gee - Meg Johnson
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- The Kabin
- Newton & Ridley - Office
- TV Times synopsis: Stan Ogden and Eddie Yeats are in big trouble from Stan's wife Hilda over a night out on the tiles. Meanwhile, Rita Fairclough hears about a local girl in trouble and gets an idea that shakes husband Len to the core.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,150,000 viewers (5th place).
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