Episode 4074
Episode 4074
Production code P694/4074
ITV transmission date 4th October 1996 (Friday)
Story editor Paul Marquess
Story associates Ann McManus
David Millard
Andrew Wightman
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Brian Mills
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 2nd October 1996
Next episode 7th October 1996


Jim apologises to Bill for upsetting Maureen. Fred tells Norris that the Book containing the details of the forty-nine tasks has gone missing. Raquel has an interview in Manchester. Anne gives Andy a rent book, telling him that he can now claim housing benefit. Norris and Fred try to remember what the forty-nine tasks stood for. Norris comes up with a plan set around the mystical seven, forty-nine being seven times seven. Norris tells Curly that one of the tasks will take seven years to complete. Fred thinks that he's going too far. Raquel is offered a job but isn't sure if she wants it, thinking that if they would employ her then a better firm might as well. Curly is amazed by her new confidence. Tricia tells Jamie the truth about his dad hitting her at the prison. He calls her a liar and runs off from her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Maureen is full of self-doubt. Anne gives Andy an unusual housewarming gift.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,350,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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