Episode 637
Production code P228/637
ITV transmission date 23rd January 1967 (Monday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Michael Grimes
Director Michael Apted
Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 18th January 1967
Next episode 25th January 1967


Dennis sets about decorating Len's living room. Emily has persuaded her sisters to have their father in turn and has returned to Gamma Garments after a proposition from Mr Papagopolous. Percy accepts more money from Elsie. Dennis makes a good job of his decorating. Emily asks Dennis to be the Gamma Guy - running the men's section of the new Gamma boutique. He tells her that he's happy working for Len. Elsie tells Len that she owes Percy so much. Emily wants Lucille to work at Gamma in the new teenager section. Annie is keen to get her out of the factory. A distracted Dennis starts a fire when his blowtorch ignites some paint and rags. As the fire rages Dennis phones for a fire engine.


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  • TV Times synopsis: In which Elsie passes on a secret; and Dennis sparks off trouble
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,950,000 homes (17th place - this low rating was explained by the BBC airing the comedy series Till Death Us Do Part directly against this episode).
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