Steve sneaks off to meet Jim from prison. Liz wonders what he's up to. Doreen still hasn't decided which of her suitors to choose. Rita hatches a plan with Emily to rescue Norris from Doreen's clutches. Rosie's cross when John only awards her a "C" for her essay. She wields her power over him and demands he bumps her grade up to an "A". Carla, Liam and Tony have a business meeting to discuss Tony's new underwear range. Liam makes snide remarks throughout the meeting, annoying Carla. Steve collects Jim from prison. He breaks the news to him that Liz is marrying Vernon. Although disappointed, Jim remains calm and rational which amazes Steve. Sally compares Rosie's "A" grade essay with her own "C" grade one and realising hers is better than Rosie's, she confronts John about the grades he's given. The man in the car continues to hover near the school gates watching for Ryan. Liam and Maria agree they don't want to end their relationship but neither feels entirely ready for kids. They're not sure what to do. Steve drops Jim off at his bail hostel, guilty that he can't take him back to the Rovers. Rita lies to Norris telling him that Doreen has chosen George over him. John tells Rosie he won't be blackmailed into bumping up her grades again. Michelle insists that Steve tells Liz that Jim is out of prison.
- Liam Connor - Rob James-Collier
- Maria Sutherland - Samia Smith
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Michelle Connor - Kym Ryder
- Ryan Connor - Ben Thompson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Doreen Fenwick - Barbara Young
- Rosie Webster - Helen Flanagan
- Amber Kalirai - Nikki Patel
- John Stape - Graeme Hawley
- Carla Connor - Alison King
- Tony Gordon - Gray O'Brien
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Norris Cole - Malcolm Hebden
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- The Kabin
- Underworld - Office
- Weatherfield High - Classroom
- Highmoor Prison - Exterior
- Quays and unnamed café
- First appearance of Jim McDonald since 27th May 2005.
- TV Times synopsis: Steve makes his way to the prison to collect his dad, who declares his hell-raising days are over; Liam is less than happy about Carla's personal life and resolves to discover more about Tony; and John has some explaining to do when he marks Rosie's essay too leniently.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 10,410,000 viewers (6th place).
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