Episode 4834
Production code P694/4834
ITV transmission date 5th June 2000 (Monday)
Script editor Di Burrows
Story editor Mariam Vossough
Story associates Nick West
Steve Hughes
Kathleen Beedles
Darren Fairhurst
Writer Julie Gearey
Designer Julian Perkins
Director John Anderson
Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 4th June 2000
Next episode 7th June 2000


Sarah lacks confidence with her baby. After hours in labour, Alison gives birth to a boy, who she calls Jake. Kevin is delighted to have a son. Maya is furious to hear about Street Cars' discount trips to Freshco's. She confronts Vik who knows nothing about them. Eileen admits the idea was hers and when Vik rows with her she accuses him of letting Maya take advantage with free taxi rides. Alison is horrified when Jake turns blue. The doctors discover he has an infection, Group B Strep. Maya insists Vik takes her money, upset at being seen as a scrounger. Kevin and Alison are distraught to be told Jake's condition is fatal. They are given him to hold and he dies in their arms.


Regular castEdit

Guest castEdit



  • The end credits to this episode are played with no theme music.
  • TV Times synopsis: The Websters undergo an ordeal; Linda and Mark make the most of Mike's absence.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,400,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
June 2000 episodes
Fri 2ndSun 4thMon 5thWed 7thFri 9thSun 11thMon 12thWed 14thFri 16th
Sun 18thMon 19thWed 21stFri 23rdSun 25thMon 26thWed 28thFri 30th

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.