Episode 2198
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Production code P694/1198
ITV transmission date 26th April 1982 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Gareth Jones
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 21st April 1982
Next episode 28th April 1982


Jack sleeps rough and pesters Bet to take him in but she refuses. The residents are upset by a spate of muggings in the area. Marion's rent is put up, she feels she can't afford it. Vera gives Bet all of Jack's dirty washing. Bet tells her that she hasn't got Jack and has never had him. She advises her to look on the Council tip. Jack dumps himself on Bert. Eddie asks Stan if Marion can lodge with them in Hilda's absence but Stan refuses, saying it will offend Hilda's morals. Detective Sergeant Bell asks Ken to keep an eye open at the Community Centre as the local muggers are youngsters. The Police expect that the muggers will flash money about. Ken is reluctant to spy on the kids. Ivy is horrified to find that Bert has taken Jack in.


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