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Episode 5140 (25th October 2001)

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Episode 5140
Episode 5140
Production code P694/5140
ITV transmission date 25th October 2001 (Thursday)
Script editor Kim Moore
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Josie Burke
Darren Fairhurst
Jane Hudson
Gareth Philips
Writer Daran Little
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Ian Bevitt
Executive Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 24th October 2001
Next episode 26th October 2001


Vera is upset that Terry is in Brentworth Prison for attempted murder. Jack however still blames Terry for the death of Judy Mallett, and is angry that Terry is causing Vera so much hurt. Janice is upset that Les is working when he is supposed to be taking her out for a meal. She decides to do some overtime at the factory instead. Ken tells Rita about Terry being in prison. Jack and Vera row about Terry and issues in the past including the letter that Vera wrote before she went into hospital. Tyrone walks in on Jack and Vera in the middle of a row. Tyrone is very upset as it reminds him of his own parents who were always rowing. Jack apologises to Vera and tells her that Terry did come to see her when she was in hospital. She gets angry that Jack never mentioned it and realises that he read the letter she wrote before she went into hospital and they row again. Rita assures Tyrone that Jack and Vera really do care about him. Vera decides to visit Terry in prison but is told visiting isn't until 10.00am the next day. Rita goes to see Jack about Terry being in prison. Jack decides to follow Vera and persuades Les to drive him. Jimmy enters Underworld via a window and trashes the office, vowing to make Baldwin pay. Janice walks in and Jimmy pounces on her from behind. Janice tries to calm Jimmy down. Jimmy tries to set the office on fire and Janice makes a run for it. Dennis hears Janice's screams, rushes into the office to save her and hits Jimmy. Janice pleads with Dennis to let Jimmy go and he reluctantly does. Janice is very shaken up after the attack and Dennis comforts her. She confesses her feelings for him and the two kiss. As Les is working, Janice and Dennis end up in bed together but have a scare when Les almost catches them.


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  • This hour-long episode was transmitted at 8.00pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Janice and Dennis give in to their desires. Terry's arrest causes shockwaves.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,310,000 viewers (7th place).
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