Episode 3417
Production code P694/2417
ITV transmission date 29th July 1992 (Wednesday)
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Jan McVerry
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Paul Rowan
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 27th July 1992
Next episode 31st July 1992


Ivy refuses to return to work until she has sorted Don out. Vicky tackles Alec about increasing her allowance but he refuses. Derek realises that Rita will return to work after Ted's death and he'll be job hunting again. Don leaves hospital. With Frank Haskins' help he moves into the Wentworths Guest House at 191 Ashdale Road. Landlady Eileen Wentworth takes charge of him. Mr Steele, the health inspector, calls at the Rovers to check the kitchens are still clean. He tells Liz she must wear a hat in the kitchen. During his inspection, Alec sees the spider in the kitchen and is forced to catch it in his hand and squash it. Curly contacts Cupid's Arrow Introduction Bureau to make an appointment. Ivy can't believe Don hasn't returned home, she feels he must be with Julie. Frank tells her he's in a bedsit.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Alec Gilroy: "You know, sometimes I think I'm in hell."

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