Episode 4717
Episode 4717
Production code P694/4717
ITV transmission date 15th November 1999 (Monday)
Script editor Di Burrows
Story editor Mariam Vossough
Story associates Nick West
Steve Hughes
Darren Fairhurst
Kathleen Beedles
Writer Joe Turner
Designer Julian Perkins
Director David Kester
Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 14th November 1999
Next episode 19th November 1999


Janice is scared that Les will go to prison. Jack tells Tyrone that some of the lads would like to form a syndicate to race Monica. Tyrone is happy so long as Monica remains his dog. Fred accuses Sharon of stabbing Rita in the back. She tells him it's none of his business. Gary wears himself out looking after the twins and panics when Billy tumbles off the sofa. Rita is upset to see a "For Sale" sign up outside The Kabin. Vik and Steve return from Brighton. Vik doesn't know how to tell Nita he's lost the firm's £1,000. Mike shows Mark around Underworld. Curly tries to get together a team for a "Forward with Freshco" weekend but nobody is keen to go on it. Ashley tells Gary he should let people help him. Gary breaks down and admits he can't cope. Nita is furious with Vik and demands he repays the £1,000 before Ravi finds out. Toyah begs Spider to help get Les off the hook.


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  • No episode was transmitted on Wednesday 17th November due to coverage of an England v Scotland Euro 2000 qualifier. Two episodes were shown on Friday 19th November.
  • TV Times synopsis: Mark causes trouble, and Spider puts his family responsibilities first.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,510,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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