Karen flips and screams at Tracy to get away from Steve. He's delighted thinking that Karen has come to her senses. He leaves Tracy and Amy and follows Karen back home. Sarah starts as a waitress at McCarthy's. The opening night goes well although Ciaran's worried when Tracy doesn't show up and unimpressed when Jack, Vera, Tyrone and Kirk eat as much as they can because it's free. Rula thinks that Rita and Norris are an item and invites them to dinner. Norris is completely smitten with Rula and thinks she fancies him. Karen explains to Steve how she let her parents down and how she sees herself as a bad person. She tells Steve that she's too selfish to accept Amy into her life. Frankie tells Maya how Dev came on to Leanne in the Corner Shop then sacked her. Leanne spends the evening at No.7 while Danny and Frankie are at Ciaran's opening night. Maya calls round and tells Leanne that she's heard about Dev sacking her and offers her services to help her sue him for unfair dismissal. Tracy's undaunted by the day's events and promises Amy that Steve will come back to them soon. Karen continues to berate herself. Steve tells her how much she means to him and holds her close.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Fred Elliott (to Ciaran McCarthy): "With my meat and your talent, you'll go far."

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