Fiona apologises to Steve for being so selfish. She surprises him by suggesting that he adopts Morgan. Steve is delighted. Jim has pains in his leg and hopes that means it's healing. The police plan to catch the supermarket blackmailer by having Curly making a money drop whilst under police surveillance. Curly is alarmed when he has to wear a bulletproof vest. Steve wants to forget all about his night with Maxine but she feels awful for having cheated on Fiona. She tells him that she's fed up with being used by men. He is alarmed when she tells him that she's going to tell Fiona what happened. Curly is a wreck after making the drop and is disappointed when the police don't catch the blackmailer. Anne makes a great show of thanking him before making certain DI Fox knows he felt bitter about Frescho's taking over. Sally signs the partnership contract without reading it. The consultant and Michael both warn Jim not to build his hopes up about his legs. Jim tells Michael that he regards him as a mate and hopes they can continue their friendship. Vera and Jack enjoy annoying Alec by working to rule. Anne creates another letter and places glass into a bottle of beetroot. Fiona discovers Steve needs to be married to her in order to adopt Morgan so she proposes. He accepts.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Guilt-ridden Steve is stunned by Fiona. The police turn their attention on Curly.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,420,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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