Spider and Trevor the security guard find Anne's frozen body. DI Fox tells Spider that he's the prime suspect and takes him in for questioning, thinking he killed her as an environmental protest. Jim signs up for wheelchair basketball. Natalie moves in with Des and decides to rent her house out. He is upset that she's hanging on to it for security. Michael apologises to Liz for taking advantage of her. Fox lets Spider go after Alma backs up his story and the videotape is found. Greg returns home from a business trip to find Sally has moved the children in. He isn't happy but hides his feelings. Sally is nervous about his reaction to them. Alma doesn't feel sorry for Anne, realising that she isn't sacked as no one knew but Anne. Greg is put out that he and Sally have to sleep on the sofa bed. Des presents Natalie with a "For Sale" sign, urging her to take it, sell her house and marry him. She accepts.
- Spider Nugent - Martin Hancock
- Anne Malone - Eve Steele
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Rosie Webster - Emma Collinge
- Sophie Webster - Emma Woodward
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Natalie Horrocks - Denise Welch
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Greg Kelly - Stephen Billington
- Lorraine Brownlow - Holly Newman
- Alma Baldwin - Amanda Barrie
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 15a Coronation Street - Living room
- Roy's Rolls
- Freshco - Shop floor and storeroom freezer
- Weatherfield Police Station - Interview room
- Final appearance of Eve Steele as Anne Malone.
- TV Times synopsis: Anne’s house is searched. Des has a question for Natalie.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,950,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1990-1999, released on 5th September 2011.
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