Episode 3481
Production code P694/2481
ITV transmission date 25th December 1992 (Friday)
Story associates Graham Carlisle (Credited as "Graham Close")
Marvin Close
Julie Rutterford
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Paul Rowan
Director David Richards
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 23rd December 1992
Next episode 28th December 1992


Des calls on the Hortons to see Lisa whilst he's in Blackpool. Alma accuses Mike of wanting to get his foot in Maggie's door. Lisa is amazed to see Des. She starts to cry when he gives her a present. Reg tries to talk his way into spending the day at the Rovers but Bet ignores him. Mike dresses as a van driver to deliver the present to Maggie's house. He is stunned when Ken opens the door and tells him that he looks ridiculous dressed as he is and shuts the door on him. Maggie is pleased he did. The Roberts' and Brennans spend the day with the Platts. Bet lays on lunch for Raquel, Rita, Phyllis and Denise. Audrey buys Alf an excerise bike. Carmel turns up at No.8, saying that she missed the boat. Martin can't believe it. Mike can't get over the fact that Ken is with Maggie and Mark. Carmel tells Martin that she's returned early because she missed him.


Regular castEdit

Guest castEdit



  • This episode was transmitted at 5.20pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: As the residents tuck into their turkeys, Mike Baldwin breaks a promise. Will he live to regret it?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,630,000 viewers (14th place - combined figure including repeat).
December 1992 episodes
Wed 2ndFri 4thMon 7thWed 9thFri 11thMon 14thWed 16th
Fri 18thMon 21stWed 23rdFri 25thMon 28thWed 30th

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.