Frankie faces the gossips and goes back to work in the café. David's upset when Martin phones saying he's going away for Christmas. Cilla milks her cancer story and tells Les she wants to swim with the dolphins in Florida before she dies. Vernon persuades Liz to give him and Michelle Friday night off to perform a gig at a pub in Alderley Edge. Les sets about raising the money for Cilla's dolphin fund. He packs up booze and fags and puts the money towards her holiday. Bill tells Audrey that he has fobbed Maureen off saying he can't get a flight back to Germany for Christmas. Frankie and Jamie panic when Danny's mum Viv arrives wanting to know where he is. She insists they report his disappearance to the police. Kevin delivers the old car to Gail's house for David to do up. Gail tells David it's his Christmas present. David's delighted. Ashley and Claire tentatively tell Bev they'd like her to move out. Bev takes offence. Frankie, Jamie and Viv are horrified when the police tell them that they pulled a body from the River Irwell two nights ago fitting Danny's description and they'd like them to identify the body.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Frankie is asked to identify a body, as Danny's mum Viv arrives to investigate her son's disappearance; and Cilla enjoys a spot of emotional blackmail, telling Les her final wish is to swim with Dolphins in Florida.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,400,000 viewers (2nd place).
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