Leanne is three weeks behind with the rent and tells Ashley that Natalie has refused her a sub. Mrs Hardy tells Judy that she's lucky to be married to Gary and apologises for over-reacting. Mike worries that Linda is having a joke at his expense but she assures him that she's genuinely concerned for him. Danny tries to get Sally to go out with him but she tells him that she can't as she has to think of the girls. Ashley is hurt when he hears Leanne referring to him as her "Auntie". He is surprised when he learns Natalie is always subbing her staff. He finds Leanne hosting a card school in the house with Steve McDonald and Vik and throws the players out, telling her that she's not taking him for granted anymore.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Mike tries to figure out Linda’s plan. Ashley is furious to find that Leanne is taking advantage of his hospitality.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,000,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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