Mavis is cross when Derek puts down her artistic friends, saying they all must be oddballs. He is amused to think Mavis might be trying to make him jealous by having a male friend. Nicky plans to sell his old computer gear for a CD-ROM but Martin refuses to let him as the system is too expensive. Paula is impressed by the way Andy handles the workforce. Nicky is horrified when Betty catches him smoking with Gary Ryan. Emily decides to spend a few weeks in Bridlington with her sister. Deirdre asks her for another £300 and Emily willingly gives it to her. Audrey tries to brighten up working at the cafe by serving cappuccinos but the customers aren't keen. Betty tells Gail about Nicky smoking. Gail is furious and wants to lay into him but Martin stops her, saying he'll give Nicky an illustrated talk on the dangers of smoking. Deirdre phones Samir to say she's sending the money as she wants to see him as soon as possible.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Betty uncovers a secret vice while Deirdre is in need of more cash.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,920,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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