Episode 3526
Production code P694/2526
ITV transmission date 9th April 1993 (Friday)
Story associates Russell T. Davies
Marvin Close
Julie Rutterford
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Chris Truelove
Director Brian Mills
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 7th April 1993
Next episode 12th April 1993


Reg feels Jim should have fought for the money. Emily tells him money can be replaced, people can't. Percy cooks an Easter meal for Emily and Olive Clarke. Percy persuades Emily to take them for a drive in the country. Vera misses the bus to Strangeways so borrows the Nova, using an old set of keys. Emily reports the Nova as stolen. Reg presents Maud with an expensive Easter egg but she refuses it, saying she's not a child. The police stop Vera in the Nova. Emily feels obliged to let the matter drop and is told she's wasted police time. PC Robbins tells Emily the car isn't taxed and furthermore Vera isn't insured. Jim worries that people think he's a coward. He works an extra shift to get away from the Street. Des makes an effort to win Vera over, telling her he may be stupid but he loved Lisa. She is touched by his sincerity. They make the peace, admitting it's stupid to keep warring. Vera tells Jack that Terry is refusing the £5,000 compensation that he's been offered as he wants more.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Emily calls in the police. Jim fears what people are saying behind his back.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,780,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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