Hilda supervises the painting of No.13. Gail tries to get out of her date with Les Charlton but he persuades her to go for a lunchtime drink. Betty tells Bet that Cyril never knew Gordon was hers. Eddie and Stan run out of homemade paint. Betty tells Ted Farrell that Gordon wasn't Cyril's son. He half-guesses that he's the father and tells her that he couldn't live with himself if Gordon was his son. Betty lets him believe he is not Gordon's father. Nicky disappears from Jill Mason's care whilst she's shopping in Alf's shop.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 7.00pm due to coverage of the World Cup.
  • TV Times synopsis: While Gail Tilsley is on a date her baby, Nick, disappears. Will the mysterious visitor be told the secret that links him to an old flame?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,050,000 viewers (2nd place).
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