Bev's grateful to Fred for rescuing her. Rita tells Emily she's not ready to go into a retirement home. Emily suggests she moves in with her for a while until she feels more secure. Rita's grateful. Craig brings a new friend home from school called Suzie. Keith assumes that Rosie must be history. Bev complains there's a weird smell in the butcher's van. Fred discovers the refrigeration unit has broken down and the smell is rotting meat. At first Norris is put out to find Emily and Rita have made arrangements behind his back but he's delighted when Rita tells him he can live in her flat. Eileen calls on Emily and explains how she feels Ed is a changed person and she's going to give him a second chance as she's in love with him. Emily's incensed at Eileen's decision and tells her she's evil and twisted. Fred and Bev admit their feelings for each other. Fred tells Bev all about the Orchid/Stacy debacle. Bev admits Greg dumped her not the other way round. Danny buys Leanne an old classic car. He asks Kevin to clean it up a bit. Audrey tells Sally and Kevin that Craig's got a new girlfriend. Sarah and Jason arrive back from their holiday and are shocked to hear Eileen's boyfriend Ed is a murderer. As Fred and Bev clear the rotting meat out of the back of the van, Fred proposes to Bev. Delighted Bev agrees to marry him.
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Norris Cole - Malcolm Hebden
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Eileen Grimshaw - Sue Cleaver
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Bev Unwin - Susie Blake
- Craig Harris - Richard Fleeshman
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Sean Tully - Antony Cotton
- Danny Baldwin - Bradley Walsh
- Joanne - Zaraah Abrahams
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Keith Appleyard - Ian Redford
- Leanne Battersby - Jane Danson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sarah Platt - Tina O'Brien
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- The Kabin
- Unknown roads
- Country lane near Kettering
- Despite lines of dialogue, Craig Harris's school friend Suzie is uncredited.
- TV Times synopsis: Emily gives Eileen a piece of her mind about her relationship with Ed, and asks Rita to move in with her - allowing Norris to have the vacated house (sic); and Fred makes Bev a proposal.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 10,650,000 viewers (5th place).
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