David goes to explain that Max was a nightmare in Barbados and was like a wrecking ball. Gail and Audrey assure him it's normal for a boy his age but David isn't convinced. Gail encourages him to share his feelings with Kylie. Meg Ollerenshaw demands £500 for Albert's medal and an extra £100 for her petrol, time and trouble. Rob and Tracy try to haggle but she only goes down to £575. Tracy decides it's not worth the bother. The council grants Yasmeen the right to appeal over the library closure. The protesters gather at the Rovers to celebrate their victory. Kylie blames Max's wild behaviour on David. David thinks she's in denial. Amy disappears from No.4 and tells Tracy that Maddie threatened to give her a slap. Tracy storms round to No.4 and demands £10 and in exchange she won't sue Maddie. Sophie pays her, against Maddie's wishes. Rob pays Meg's fee for the medal. Kylie reacts badly when David suggests they get Max checked, accusing him of thinking her son is a nutjob. Tyrone tells the protesters a serious fire is raging at the library. With Ken due back, Deirdre is worried about his reaction to the latest goings-on. She's pleased when Rob returns the medal, as it's one less thing to worry about. Kylie starts to wonder if David is right. Roy gets Chesney and Tyrone to move his bookcases downstairs and tells Yasmeen of his idea to have a limited library in the cafe. Yasmeen starts making plans. Kylie doesn't like the idea of having Max looked over by strangers but David accuses her of burying her head in the sand.


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  • TV Times synopsis: David is at his wit's end as she struggles with Max's behaviour, but Kylie refuses to admit there is a problem; a fire breaks out at the library; and Amy tells Tracy that Maddie threatened to slap her.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast: 5,760,000 viewers (6th place).
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