Episode 2601
Episode 2601
Production code P694/1601
ITV transmission date 5th March 1986 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Gareth Morgan
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 3rd March 1986
Next episode 10th March 1986


Gloria receives a red rose "from an admirer". She is thrilled. Mike tells Terry that he's taken on a driver and won't be using them again, although they did a good job. Unaware of this, Curly tells his boss to stick his job. Mike tells Susan that Ken's manipulating her, he asks her not to work for Ken. She tells him that she's sick of being caught up in their argument. Mike tells Susan she's too important to him to lose. Jenny refuses to believe that Rita and Alan don't fancy each other. Susan returns to No.1. Curly splashes out on a new suit. Terry breaks the news to him that their job with Mike is finished.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 6.50pm to allow for coverage of the Milk Cup semi-final football match.
  • TV Times synopsis: What's the early morning surprise in story for Rita’s foster girl, Jenny? And why is Terry desperately searching for Curly?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,900,000 viewers (4th place).
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