Episode 3809
Episode 3809
Production code P694/2809
ITV transmission date 25th January 1995 (Wednesday)
Story associates Gillian Creswell
Jan McVerry
David Millard
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Christopher Walker
Director John Michael Phillips
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 23rd January 1995
Next episode 27th January 1995


Andy puts his car up for sale as he can't afford to run it. Tricia and Jamie move into No. 1. Josie is thrilled when Don invites her out to dinner. Liz refuses to accept a £300 bet from Steve, saying it's too much money. She fumes when Des takes the bet. Des tells Sean they should sack her as she'll lose them custom. Sean asks Liz to treat Steve as a customer at the bookies and a son elsewhere. Don introduces Josie to the regulars. She puts her foot in it when she tells Vera that Jack's had a win on the horses. Steve's bet comes up 5 to 1. Liz refuses to be impressed. Ken is full of self-pity over how bad a father he is. Emily guesses correctly that he's missing Deirdre. Andy is stunned when Steve gives him a wad of money and tells him to hang onto his car. Audrey discovers there'll be a Royal at Alf's County Hall bash. She decides she should attend instead of Betty.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Emily Bishop greets her new neighbours - will life ever be the same again?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,880,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Don Brennan (introducing Derek Wilton in the Rovers): "This is Derek. he's on a diet."
Josie Clarke: "Well, keep at it. You've got a stone or two to go yet."


Ken Barlow: "When it comes to families, I'm a total disaster. I've got two kids out there - I barely know where they are - I've got an eighteen-year-old who disappeared and I've got a baby by a mother who barely wants me around."


Ken Barlow: "I'm here in this old life, same old Street, having achieved nothing in the past fifty years except a string of embarrassing children who barely know who I am."

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