Episode 3789
Episode 3789
Production code P694/2789
ITV transmission date 12th December 1994 (Monday)
Story associates Gillian Cresswell
Marina O'Loughlin
David Millard
Writer Sally Wainwright
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Kay Patrick
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 9th December 1994
Next episode 14th December 1994


Curly starts work at Soopascoopa and is forced to wear an American style uniform, complete with baseball cap. Jon Welch tells Denise that he can't buy the Salon - it's too much of a financial commitment. Bet takes Liz on at the Rovers to help out when Betty is carrying out Mayoral duties. Raquel tells Bet about the proposal. She likes Curly and is proud of him but doesn't love him. Maureen breaks down and tells Reg that she can't cope with the Corner Shop any more and wants rid of it. She is upset that he's always getting at her and she's still spending all day with Maud. She wanted to make a success of the shop but feels she's failed. Reg comforts her. Steve is pleased when Sean lets him open an account so he can ring bets in. Jon tells Fiona that he doesn't want to make more money as his ex-wife will be after it. Vera is thrilled when Jack's brother Clifford turns up. Jack isn't so impressed. Immigration Officers turn up at No.1 to interview Samir about working illegally. He and Deirdre are shocked when they're told to attend an interview at the Airport.


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  • TV Times synopsis: A nervous Curly starts work at Soopascoopa. But how can he concentrate when he's in emotional turmoil?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,500,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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