Episode 2857
Production code P694/1857
ITV transmission date 17th August 1988 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Diane Culverhouse
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer David Buxton
Director Ian White
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 15th August 1988
Next episode 22nd August 1988


Alec is frightened of Rover and equally the dog doesn't like him. Audrey refuses to stay with Alf if he doesn't talk to her. Rover runs away when Alec leaves the back gate open. Bet is upset and orders him to find the dog. Audrey tells Alf she has not let him down. She she's not going to live in an atmosphere. Brian services Don's car. Don tells Brian he didn't expect to be charged VAT as he's family. Sandra Stubbs is upset when Tony Walker sees her in her normal clothes and doesn't recognise her. Alf tells Audrey he believes in her innocence but she did make him believe she had done and that hurts him. She promises to be more careful in future. Percy finds Rover on the Red Rec and brings him back to Bet.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Bet has provided her own solution to the problem of security at the Rovers, but Alec is not at all convinced that this will improve his lifestyle.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,450,000 viewers (6th place).
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