Episode 3842
Production code P694/2842
ITV transmission date 12th April 1995 (Wednesday)
Story associates Marina O'Loughlin
Paul Marquess
David Millard
Writer Stephen Lowe
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Penelope Shales
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 10th April 1995
Next episode 14th April 1995


Deirdre stays by Tracy's bed all night after she cries herself to sleep. Rodney takes the Mercedes for a test drive, taking Tricia along for her opinion. She gets him to take her to the Citizen's Advice Bureau for advice on dealing with Mike. Josie has free tickets for the "Wizard of Oz". She and Don are cornered into agreeing to let the Duckworths join them. Deirdre keeps breaking down as Tracy feels she wants to die. Samir tries hard to help but the Barlows close ranks. Alma worries that Mike will come unstuck by selling the Mercedes. When Audrey takes her to the Rovers, Gail drinks heavily but storms out when Martin arrives. Martin warns Ken and Deirdre that Tracy's depression could make her condition worse. The Duckworths have a great time with Don and Josie. Afterwards Don invites Josie to spend the night and she agrees. Rodney and Tricia have a great day driving in the country. Rodney tells Mike he's done a check on the Mercedes and discovered it's stolen so he's reported it to the police. Mike is horrified. Samir is stunned when Deirdre tells him that she's going to give Tracy one of her kidneys.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Rodney seeks out a certain lady's opinion, but Bet is not available.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,730,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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