The surveyor refuses to tell the residents what he's measuring for. Dennis worries about his waistline and goes on a diet. Ena calls a Street meeting about the survey. Annie makes her own enquiries through the Licenced Victuallers. Val is tired of Ken treating her as an idiot. David agrees to help Dennis get fit. Ena is elected spokeswoman for the Street. She arranges a meeting with the surveyor. Val is surprised when Ken starts asking her opinion on world matters. The residents laugh at the idea of Dennis keeping fit.
Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,230,000 homes (chart placing unknown - the BBC scheduled Steptoe and Son directly opposite this episode of Coronation Street resulting in a lower than usual figure).