Liz wakes up in Fraser's bed. Vera moans about Joyce not turning into work and Kevin moans about Tony also not being at the garage. Samantha goes to Firman's to do the Rovers' shopping, unaware that she is being watched by Anne. Liz visits Steve and tells him about Fraser buying The Hour Glass. He tells her that Fraser is married. Gary and Judy return from a night out. Curly tells them that they want to speak with Judy in connection with a woman who was knocked down the previous night. Judy fears the worst and rushes to the police station. Anne plants a package in Sam's bag and tells Eric she saw her stealing it. Assistant Sheila Dixon defends Sam and Eric calls Curly into the store and dismisses Anne in front of him. A stunned Tony explains to Sally and Kevin - he killed Joyce. Gary and Judy arrive back with Joyce's personal belongings. Judy blames herself. Anne threatens Samantha and Curly in the Rovers telling them that one day she will get her own back on them. Liz asks Fraser about his wife. He tells her that they're separated and Liz is the only one for him.
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Samantha Failsworth - Tina Hobley
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Anne Malone - Eve Steele
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Gary Mallett - Ian Mercer
- Judy Mallett - Gaynor Faye
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Maxine Heavey - Tracy Shaw
- Fiona Middleton - Angela Griffin
- Bill Webster - Peter Armitage
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Tony Horrocks - Lee Warburton
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Fraser Henderson - Glyn Grain
- Sheila Dixon - Michelle Hardwick
- Gerry Turner - Keith Woodason
- Eric Firman - Malcolm Terris
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Coronation Street Garage
- The Queens
- Firman's Freezers - Shopfloor, manager's office and corridors
- Fraser Henderson's flat
- Last appearance of Anne Malone until 21st August 1998.
- Future television presenter Vernon Kay makes an appearance in this episode as an extra in the background of The Hour Glass.
- Vera Duckworth refers to the time she was accused of shoplifting by Curly Watts. This occurred in Episode 3574 (30th July 1993).
- TV Times synopsis: Samantha is accused of shoplifting.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,970,000 viewers (9th place - combined figure including repeat).
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