Steve realises that he's run out of ideas to stop Fiona marrying Alan. Alf is pleased to have lost some weight. Sally is jealous when she sees Chris with Lorraine, but pleased when he assures her that she's the only woman he fancies. He is disappointed when she tells him that she's not ready to be tied down again. Alf, Audrey, Deirdre, Emily, Jack and Vera attend Billy's funeral. Betty goes to stay with Gordon for a couple of weeks. Alec is horrified when Vera tells him that she's assured Betty that she has a job for life. Steve tells Fiona that although he still loves her, he wants her to be happy and wishes her and Alan happiness together. She thanks him. DS Dave O'Grady organises Alan's stag party and is surprised when Alan invites Lee Middleton along. Alan's friends get drunk and start picking on Lee because he's black, embarrassing Alan. Maxine throws a surprise hen party for Fiona at the Rovers. Jim lays into Steve over his love for Fiona, reminding him that he threw her aside for Vicky. He tells Steve that he really does love Fiona and that they've spent a night together. Steve is sickened.


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