Episode 4042
Episode 4042
Production code P694/4042
ITV transmission date 22nd July 1996 (Monday)
Story editor Paul Marquess
Story associates Gillian Creswell
Ann McManus
Marvin Close
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Simon Massey
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 19th July 1996
Next episode 24th July 1996


Jim gets his £4,250 inheritance from his mother's estate. Fiona accuses Maxine of picking up her cast-offs. Don wallows in self-pity, feeling he's lost everything. Vera returns from Blackpool to find Samantha behind the bar. Samantha wins her approval by referring to her as the boss and cutting Jack dead. Nick copes fine on his own and is fed up with Audrey fussing around him. Bill tries to get Jim to invest his inheritance in the business but Jim doesn't want to blow it. Des asks Claire to come away with him on holiday but she worries about leaving Becky with her in-laws. Joyce is interested in Alec and compliments him on his figure. Derek and Mavis try to convince Des not to buy the conservatory as they want it. Bill pays back the last of Kevin's loan. Gary is thrilled when Des tells him that the Wiltons took the bait and want to buy the conservatory. Liz is furious when Jim tells her that he wants to buy the house.


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