Episode 2876
Production code P694/1876
ITV transmission date 24th October 1988 (Monday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Diane Culverhouse
Writer Barry Hill
Designer David Buxton
Director Spencer Campbell
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 19th October 1988
Next episode 26th October 1988


Jenny blames Rita for driving Alan out of the house. Alan moves in with Carole Burns. Mavis and Derek decide on a Paris honeymoon. Percy is annoyed when Emily is disturbed at night by Don coming home late at night in his taxi. He rows with Don for parking in front of No.3. Alan tells Jenny he tried as hard as he could to make a success of his relationship with Rita but now it's over. She tells him he's a bastard. Percy paints 'no parking' on the pavement outside No.3. Jenny tells Rita she thinks Alan spent the night with a mate and really wants a reconciliation.


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  • Ken Barlow (William Roache) is credited, but doesn't appear.
  • TV Times synopsis: Jenny is blaming Rita for the outcome of recent sad events, then decides to beard a lion in his own den. When Percy feels that Emily’s privacy is being invaded, he goes into battle with a paint brush!
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,450,000 viewers (5th place).
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