It's Tyrone's twenty-first birthday. Jason has to take Jack and Vera's door frame out in order to release the fridge. A huge crack appears up the kitchen wall. Charlie tells them that the whole kitchen extension is unsafe. Charlie promises to start in a couple of days. In the meantime he puts a tarpaulin over the hole. Jack and Vera decide to spend Christmas at the Hortons' as the house is so cold. Tyrone is left alone with Monica. Sarah allows Brenda to drop Bethany off at nursery. Brenda is grateful. Martin regains consciousness. Eileen overhears Nick having a go at Todd and accusing him of being in denial. Dev grovels to Maya and she decides to give him another chance. Angela is impressed to learn that Tommy rescued Martin from the burning car. Katy however, is immediately suspicious and wonders if Tommy didn't tamper with the brakes himself intent on killing Martin.
- Tommy Harris - Thomas Craig
- Craig Harris - Richard Fleeshman
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Katy Harris - Lucy-Jo Hudson
- Fiz Brown - Jennie McAlpine
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Kirk Sutherland - Andrew Whyment
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- David Platt - Jack P. Shepherd
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Todd Grimshaw - Bruno Langley
- Bethany Platt - Amy & Emily Walton
- Sarah Platt - Tina O'Brien
- Dev Alahan - Jimmi Harkishin
- Sunita Parekh - Shobna Gulati
- Ciaran McCarthy - Keith Duffy
- Angela Harris - Kathryn Hunt
- Charlie Stubbs - Bill Ward
- Nick Tilsley - Adam Rickitt
- Candice Stowe - Nikki Sanderson
- Maria Sutherland - Samia Ghadie
- Maya Sharma - Sasha Behar
- Eileen Grimshaw - Sue Cleaver
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and yard
- Corner Shop - Shop and stockroom
- 15a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- 17a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- Weatherfield General - Intensive Care Unit and corridors
- TV Times synopsis: Tommy becomes a hero for saving Martin's life, but Katy suspects that her father may have tried to kill her boyfriend. Terry's gift turns out to be a costly affair for Jack and Vera.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,220,000 viewers (4th place).
Jack Duckworth: "When yer gonna get cracking?"
Charlie Stubbs: "Well, I left a pregnant woman wi' no staircase over on Rosamund Street to come 'ere."
Jack Duckworth: "Upstairs or downstairs?"
Charlie Stubbs: "She's got a ladder. I'm not completely heartless!"
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