Episode 4355
Episode 4355
Production code P694/4355
ITV transmission date 20th February 1998 (Friday)
Story/Script editor Ann McManus
Story associates Di Burrows
Jim O'Hanlon
Gareth Roberts
Writer David Lane
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Garth Tucker
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 18th February 1998
Next episode 22nd February 1998


Fred is horrified to discover that Leanne and Nick are living at No.4. Toyah and Emily are stunned when Spider tells them he's moving on to a protest in Kent. Fiona decides to call her son Morgan. Gail doesn't like the idea of Nick sharing a house with Zoe as she fears that he'll turn into a druggie. Ritchie arrives at the Rovers and asks Samantha to live with him now Des has finished with her. Steve enjoys visiting Fiona, telling her that he's glad he could help her. Des sees Ritchie with Samantha and confronts them, accusing Samantha of encouraging Ritchie. Ritchie tells them he's got the message that Samantha doesn't love him and tells Des he's welcome to her. Ritchie warns Samantha that it's obvious she doesn't love Des but is just dependant on him. Pam warns Fiona to be on her guard against Steve, certain that he'll take advantage of her. Emily feels she'll miss Spider and is thrilled when he tells her that he's staying on to help with the dig. Samantha tells Des she's finished with Ritchie and loves him but he refuses to take her back.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Des reaches the end of his tether. Fred fears Ashley is setting up a harem.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,620,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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