Les is furious at the size of his hotel bill which wipes him out. Alma tells Fred she's disgusted by the way he's ignoring Audrey. She tells him that Audrey's really hurting. Natalie doesn't care where Vinny and Debs have gone so long as she never has to see them again. Liz is appalled to discover Jim has been fighting in prison. Jim is amazed when she tells him that she's finished with Michael Wall and wants to be back with him. He tells her that he wants her and always has. Roy and Hayley entertain another couple, Malcolm and Sue Green wanting to adopt. She is moved when Roy gets impassioned about the needs of problem children. Audrey tells Fred she doesn't want to lose their friendship and only turned him down because she cares for him. He melts when she twists her ankle on the cobbles and rushes to her aid. Les offers to take Janice out for a meal but she tells him that she's not interested. Natalie goes on holiday leaving Liz in charge of the pub. Roy tells Hayley he feels that rather than going for adoption they should be foster parents so they could help many children rather than one. Dennis comforts Janice when she gets upset about not wanting Les back in her life. She feels their marriage is really over. Audrey tells Fred that he'll always be a dear friend and she'd be honoured if he'd care for her. Toyah feels sorry for homeless Les and agrees to let him stay overnight at the Rovers. Geena decides to organise a karaoke night at the pub. Janice is stunned when Dennis tells her that she's got so much going for her and is a beautiful woman. He kisses her before apologising for overstepping the mark.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Janice and Dennis get intimate in Les's absence. Roy has second thoughts about adoption.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,870,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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