Percy tries to dissuade Emily from talking to the Gazette but she wants to expose the hush money. Reg faces his meeting like a man, convinced he is to be fired. He is touched when Curly gives him a testimonial. Mike is frustrated as he can't collect his car as the Police want to hold onto it for a few days. Emily is puzzled by Percy's attitude and tries to cancel the interview. The reporter, Nick Hinchcliffe, threatens to write the story anyway so she is forced to give him the facts. Jim helps Kevin out at the garage but when Mike makes it obvious that he's not welcome, he walks out. Deirdre is annoyed as she doesn't know if Brendan will keep her on. Reg is elated when he is promoted to Area Manager of Bettabuy. Ken is horrified when Deirdre tells him that Tracy isn't returning to school. Curly is miffed when Reg admits he didn't recommend him to take over as manager. He learns that he'll have control with a Miss Fenwick.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Reg's future with Bettabuy lies in the balance as he meets with Head Office.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,810,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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