Gary is angry that Judy kept her teenage abortion a secret from him. Jack attempts some relaxation exercises Tricia left behind on a pregnancy leaflet. Steve is convinced Alan will end up handing him Fiona on a plate. Rita feels bad when she tells Jack she doesn't want a partnership. He feels wretched. Chris celebrates winning £50 on the fruit machine in the Rovers. Kevin calls on Natalie and breaks down, telling her that he can't cope and hates himself. She tells him the time has come for them to stop seeing each other. He tells her that he loves her and will stay with her, no matter what the cost. Jim is amazed when Steve asks if he can work for Bill and him. Jack feels he might as well sell up.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 8.10pm to allow for earlier Grand Prix coverage.
  • TV Times synopsis: Rita makes a decision about the Rovers. Fiona’s attempts to help Steve find work on his release from prison land her in trouble with Alan.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,110,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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