Episode 3093
Episode 3093
Production code P694/2093
ITV transmission date 11th July 1990 (Wednesday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Trevor Suthers
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Chris Truelove
Director John Michael Phillips
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 9th July 1990
Next episode 13th July 1990


Phyllis visits Gail to complain about Alma and Audrey. Reg suggests that Curly "fine-tune" the bus routes to bypass Coronation Street. Curly refuses as they get a lot of customers there and reminds him of his own mantra that there's no room for sentimentality at Bettabuy. Joanne tells Jenny she's seeing Andy and is surprised to find out that he's a twin. Alf is annoyed that Reg has ignored his ultimatum. Steve is amused that Andy has a girlfriend and assumes that she isn't nice looking. Liz tells him she is. Curly tutors Miss Bettabuy in her job of getting people onto the bus. Kimberley suspects he fancies her. Joanne receives a romantic poem asking her for a meeting. She is shocked when she discovers it wasn't from Andy but from Steve. Audrey and Phyllis find it hard to get on with each other. Alf gets on the bus and embarrasses his old customers. Andy is put out to discover Steve taking Joanne out. Curly warns Reg the bus is attracting freeloaders using it to get into town. Curly and Kimberley plan a foreign holiday. Mike advises Alma to buy Gail out. Alf packs Reg's bags and throws them out of the flat window and rips up his rent book. Reg holds Curly responsible.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The MacDonald twins are in for surprises as Joanne Khan makes an impact on their lives. Alma is put into a dilemma now that Gail has become a sleeping partner.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,340,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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