Episode 4099
Episode 4099
Production code P694/4099
ITV transmission date 29th November 1996 (Friday)
Story editor Paul Marquess
Story associates Gillian Creswell
Ann McManus
David Millard
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Brian Mills
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 27th November 1996
Next episode 1st December 1996


Alf celebrates getting his licence renewed. Rita is horrified when Jamie reveals, in front of Audrey, that Fred told Jack he'd proposed to her. Fred apologises to her for letting it slip. Audrey delights in telling Alf that Fred has proposed to Rita. He is so shocked he drives the wrong way into a one-way street and smashes into a police car. Fred fears he's ruined his chances with Rita and hopes to make amends. Vera struggles with the Rovers as half the staff are ill. Gary wires the outside of the house with Christmas lights as a surprise for Judy. She is annoyed as they're meant to be saving. When Alan offers a free night in a posh hotel, Fiona dumps her gig to be with him. Liz hopes that Sean left the money but he tells her that he didn't. Alec is furious when Maxine tells him that Fiona can't do the gig as she has flu. Betty advises Rita to follow her instincts over Fred. Rita is sad as she knows that she'll turn him down. Gerry Turner turns up at The Hour Glass and gives Liz flowers from her admirer. He refuses to tell her who he is.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alf ends up on the wrong side of the law. Fiona has an offer she can't resist.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,480,000 viewers (8th place - combined figure including repeat).
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