Rita is rushed to hospital. A Policewoman stands guard outside No.7. Det. Con. Richardson takes up the search for Alan. Rita comes round in hospital. Jenny is shocked that Alan tried to kill Rita. Alan hides from the police. Emily is annoyed when Percy gossips in the Rovers about her relationship with Arthur Dabner. The police find Alan's car abandoned in Openshaw. Bet takes Tina Fowler on at the Rovers. Alan phones Jenny. She accuses him of being a murderer. He tells her that she's his only hope of escape and begs her to help him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Rita is still unconscious as the police try to find out just what has been going on at No 7. And there is a surprise at the Rovers when Bet finally decides who is going to be her new barmaid.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 26,930,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat). This was the highest-rated episode of the year.
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