Don assures Ivy that he doesn't want Harry Slinger's dog Lucky for gambling. She is adamant that it must go. Alec wants Bet to move out as she refuses to leave her home. Gail is upset by Alma's attitude, wanting to get rid of the old, poor customers. Don plans to race Lucky. He offers Alf a half-share but Alf refuses. Ivy is horrified when the dog chews a hole in her new sofa. She throws it out. Lucky disappears. Don searches for her. Phyllis is pleased when Sam calls at the cafe. Alma puts Christine Carter and Phyllis on part-time as they're over-staffed. Gail walks out when Alma keeps putting her down. Alec is annoyed when Bet refuses to wash and iron his clothes or cook his food. Harry Slinger turns up to pay Don the £40. Don refuses to give Lucky back, telling Ivy that she'll be a gold mine. Alec decides to get a housekeeper.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Audrey Roberts (about Alma Sedgewick): "Her sort don't like work, they just like to find a chap who'll earn it all for them."


Alec Gilroy (to Audrey about Alf Roberts): "By the 'eck, he knows how to charge... that fella of yours. Least Dick Turpin wore a mask."

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