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|ITV transmission date|| 2nd January 2008|
|Script editor|| Sarah Mann|
|Story editor||Stuart Blackburn|
|Story associates|| Martin Sterling|
|Executive Producer||Kieran Roberts|
|Previous episode||31st December 2007|
|Next episode||4th January 2008|
Liam's searching the internet for a holiday for him and Maria. Maria suggests the Lake District so they can take Ozzy. After some persuasion Liam agrees. Jim waits for Steve in the cab office. Both Jim and Lloyd are shocked to hear that Liz and Vernon actually got married - they thought Liz had cancelled. Jim begs Steve to forgive him for thumping Vernon and Bob Castle and to let him still see Amy but Steve's had enough of his dad and tells him he's no longer part of the family. Carla sees Maria packing the car up and takes the mickey when she finds out they're only going to the Lakes. Maria's annoyed. As Liz and Vernon prepare to leave for their honeymoon in Nashville, Lloyd lets slip that Liz cancelled the wedding and then changed her mind. Vernon's devastated. Steve persuades Vernon to give Liz another chance. Liz tells Vernon she now realises how much she loves and respects him. Vernon forgives her and they leave for their honeymoon. Steve's relieved to see the back of them. While Liam and Maria drive up to the Lakes, Carla phones them. She winds them up about their down-market holiday. Liam's amused but Maria's sick of her and cuts her off. Liam promises not to mention Carla's name again while they're away. Tyrone and Kirk try and cheer up Jason who is lost without Sarah.
- Maria Sutherland - Samia Smith
- Liam Connor - Rob James-Collier
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Vernon Tomlin - Ian Reddington
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Michelle Connor - Kym Ryder
- Bill Webster - Peter Armitage
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Amy Barlow - Amber Chadwick
- Ryan Connor - Ben Thompson
- Lloyd Mullaney - Craig Charles
- Carla Connor - Alison King
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Kirk Sutherland - Andrew Whyment
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room, hallway and yard
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Rosamund Street
- Victoria Street
- Street Cars
- Main road and country lane around Lake Ullswater
- Last appearance of Jim McDonald until 14th August 2009.
- TV Times synopsis: Vernon turns his back on the honeymoon when Lloyd lets it slip that Liz called off the wedding; Steve gives Jim his marching orders; and Liam whisks Maria away to a country retreat.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,350,000 viewers (2nd place).
|January 2008 episodes|
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