Mark's worried by Mike's confused state. Mike thinks Mark is Adam. Genna from Social Services interviews Les, Cilla and Chesney who are all on their best behaviour. Les lies saying he has no criminal record. Mike asks Mark if he can live with him. Worried Mark says there isn't room. Liz and Vernon audition various girls but none of them are any good. Vernon suggests Liz should audition. Mark tries to apologise for his affair with Linda and hurting Mike in the past. Mike slowly remembers who he is and becomes angry. Mike walks out in a fury. Mark contacts the Rovers to let them know where Mike is but soon discovers Mike's stormed out into the night wearing dressing gown and slippers. Mike staggers into the park, talking to himself and swigging from a whisky bottle. Jamie and Frankie arrive at Mark's and immediately go in search of Mike. Liz's audition goes well and Vernon's about to give her the job when Michelle, a glamorous last-minute hopeful turns up. Liz is disappointed. Jamie finds Mike on a park bench. Mike cries, a broken man. Jamie manages to persuade him to come home with him.
- Danny Baldwin - Bradley Walsh
- Leanne Battersby - Jane Danson
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Chesney Battersby-Brown - Sam Aston
- Cilla Battersby-Brown - Wendi Peters
- Les Battersby-Brown - Bruce Jones
- Vernon Tomlin - Ian Reddington
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Jamie Baldwin - Rupert Hill
- Frankie Baldwin - Debra Stephenson
- Mark Redman - Paul Fox
- Violet Wilson - Jenny Platt
- Michelle - Kym Marsh
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Hallway
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Audition venue
- Unknown streets in Doncaster
- Mark Redman's house, - Living room, kitchen and hallway
- Heathcote Park
- First appearance of Michelle Connor.
- TV Times synopsis: Mike pours his heart out to Mark - before remembering how his son betrayed him with Linda. After running off, the factory boss is found slumped on a park bench by a frantic Jamie.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,730,000 viewers (3rd place).
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