The Websters move into No.11. Alf is referee at the Pub Olympics. Percy spends the day trying to get his loudhailer off him. Fred returns to the Rovers where he plans to take things easy but Billy sets him to work on the cellar straight away. Elaine Pollard finds the day boring, especially when she's tied to Curly for the three-legged race. They come in last and Brian and Gail win. Debbie enjoys nest-making at No.11. Bet tries to enter the egg and spoon race with an egg stuck on a spoon with chewing gum but is forced to use a standard egg. She comes in last. Vera wins after knocking an egg off the woman in front. She is disqualified and Hilda is declared the winner. Betty wins the wellie-throwing contest. Percy finally gets the megaphone off Alf by pushing him into the tug-of-war. The Rovers team wins the tug-of-war and the Olympics overall.
- Bill Webster - Peter Armitage
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Debbie Webster - Sue Devaney
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Nicky Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Audrey Potter - Sue Nicholls
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Terry Duckworth - Nigel Pivaro
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mandy Whitworth - Cory Pulman
- Gill Collins - Rachel Ambler
- Elaine Pollard - Janette Beverley
- George Hepworth - Richard Moore
- Sally Waterman - Vikki Chambers
- Sid Duffy - Richard Klee
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and hallway
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- This episode features an extended playing of the theme music after the normal opening titles showing the flags, banners and bunting on the Street and the preparation for the Pub Olympics.
- First appearance of Fred Gee since 4th April 1984 following Fred Feast's illness.
- TV Times synopsis: It's a day of fun fouls and keen competition as the regulars of the Rovers Return take on the Flying Horse in the 'Olympics'.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,694,000 viewers (1st place).
- This episode was included on the Granada and Windsong Video Coronation Street 1984 released on 5th November 1990.
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