Episode 3344
Production code P694/2344
ITV transmission date 12th February 1992 (Wednesday)
Story editor Trevor Suthers
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Jan McVerry
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Paul Rowan
Director June Howson
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 10th February 1992
Next episode 14th February 1992


Ken is told he won't have to have an operation but will have to stay in bed for a while. Doctor Quinn refuses to discharge him unless he has someone to look after him at home. Emily suggests that he sleeps in her front room. Mavis begins to fear that they could lose the house if Derek doesn't find another job. Bet talks to Cherie Watkins when she phones up. She is furious when Cherie thinks that she is Alec's mother, as he told her that he was a widower. Bet attacks Alec with her handbag for telling Cherie she was dead. Tracy and Steve send bogus Valentine cards out. Andy is smitten with Paula Maxwell and puts a Valentine card in her bag. Derek realises that he's going to have to ask Angela Hawthorne for a job. Bet tells Alec that as his mother, she's invited Cherie to tea. Deirdre tells Ken that he can't expect Emily to look after him so he'd better come to her and Tracy.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Alma Sedgewick (about Ken Barlow): "I mean, to look at him... I mean you would, wouldn't yer? I mean you'd think he was really stable and reliable and everything, the sort of person yer just love giving mortgages to. But his life's a total mess."

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