Raquel and Bet are hung-over. The Platts celebrate their third anniversary. Nicky is suspicious about Don working nights and feels it's a ploy to get him back home. Raquel tells Betty that Charlie has left for good and Bet needs their support. Ken feels he's let Tracy down and tries to talk to her but she isn't interested. She accuses him of breaking her life up when he had his affair with Wendy Crozier. She tells him that she'll never forgive him for being a lousy father. He is devastated by her attack. Alma is furious to discover that Tanya has left, owing two weeks rent. The bank refuses Steve a loan because of his criminal record. Kevin refuses to chauffeur as the baby is due any day. Steve plans a flat-warming party. He invites the Baldwins but Mike declines, annoying Alma. She tells him that she's sick of him treating her like a doormat. Gail is upset when, instead of coming home, Nicky goes to stay with Gary Ryan for the night.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 7.20pm to allow for coverage of UEFA football.
  • TV Times synopsis: Ken and Gail have trouble with teenagers and Alma has problems of her own - with her husband.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,580,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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