Lucky goes into labour. Tina considers moving to another pub as Jack continues to pester her. Jack tells her that he doesn't care if Vera finds out about them. Lucky gives birth to five puppies. Mike takes Dawn for lunch. She asks him to help her talk to Rita and make peace with her. The Barlows go on holiday. Vera breaks down over Jack's other woman. Don plans to sell the pups although Nicky wants one. Dawn tells Rita that she feels partly responsible about what happened to her. Rita tells her that she bears no grudge. Mike tells Dawn he wants to buy one of the dockland flats. Alma is upset to see them together.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ivy’s happy event is about to put Don’s paternal instincts to the test. Meanwhile, Vera’s doubts about Jack’s playing away have turned into certainty!
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,520,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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