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|ITV transmission date||10th February 2003 (Monday)|
|Script editor|| Gareth Philips|
|Story editor||Colin Steven|
|Story associates|| Mark Bickerton|
|Executive Producer||Carolyn Reynolds|
|Previous episode||9th February 2003|
|Next episode||12th February 2003|
Karen starts her new job as supervisor at Underworld. Janice makes her life hell. Hayley is quietly pleased that Karen is having such a tough time. Peter and Shelley arrive back from Mexico. Shelley is put-out to hear that Ciaran has moved in with Sunita and is thinking of opening his own cafe. Against Fred's advice, Ashley goes to the clinic with Joshua to have the paternity test. Angela is feeling happier and more accepted by the factory girls. Janice and Fiz bitch about Karen, their ex-friend, who's crossed the management line. Shelley becomes suspicious about the amount of leave Ciaran seems to have from the Navy. Janice announces to the whole pub that Maria got herself pregnant by Toyah's boyfriend. Maria runs out in floods of tears. Karen and Joe are having a laugh together in the Rovers. Steve is jealous. Peter advises Ciaran to give himself up to the Navy but Ciaran ignores him. Karen approaches Janice hoping to make up with her but Janice makes it clear that Karen is no longer a mate and throws her beer all over her. Karen is livid.
- Karen McDonald - Suranne Jones
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Les Battersby - Bruce Jones
- Peter Barlow - Chris Gascoyne
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Sunita Parekh - Shobna Gulati
- Angela Nelson - Kathryn Hunt
- Fiz Brown - Jennie McAlpine
- Hayley Cropper - Julie Hesmondhalgh
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Joe Carter - Jonathan Wrather
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Norris Cole - Malcolm Hebden
- Archie Shuttleworth - Roy Hudd
- Gail Hillman - Helen Worth
- Ciaran McCarthy - Keith Duffy
- Roy Cropper - David Neilson
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Maria Sutherland - Samia Ghadie
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Tracy Preston - Kate Ford
- Mick Hopwood - Ian Gain
- Richard Hillman - Brian Capron
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room, hallway and yard
- 12 Coronation Street - Living room
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin
- Underworld - Factory floor and office
- Rosamund Street
- Victoria Street
- Street Cars
- This episode was transmitted at 8.30pm to allow for an hour-long episode of Emmerdale at 7.00pm and to avoid a clash with BBC's EastEnders at 8.00pm.
- TV Times synopsis: Karen and Janice lock horns over the new work arrangements; Fred urges Ashley not to seek out the truth; and Peter tries to talk Ciaran into turning himself in.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,180,000 viewers (4th place).
Janice Battersby (to Maria Sutherland): "Preening yerself for all t'fellas? I wouldn't bother. Unless you want somebody who's married or spoken for, and then I'd save all that slap til later eh? The tarty look is always better at night!"
|February 2003 episodes|
| Sun 2nd • Mon 3rd (1 2) • Wed 5th • Fri 7th • Sun 9th • Mon 10th • Wed 12th • Fri 14th
Sun 16th • Mon 17th (1 2) • Wed 19th • Fri 21st • Sun 23rd • Mon 24th (1 2) • Wed 26th • Fri 28th