|ITV transmission date||3rd September 1969 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||1st September 1969|
|Next episode||8th September 1969|
Dave wants to give Leo Slater the once over before he agrees to the divorce. Annie puts tables and chairs on the pavement to make the Rovers more Parisian. When Ray gives Stan his holiday pay, Hilda takes it and insists they use go on holiday with it. Elsie is sent an expensive bottle of perfume from an unknown admirer. Ray persuades Minnie to take him in as a lodger at No.5. Hilda and Stan wait for their bus outside the Rovers but it doesn't show. Dave entertains Lillian, Leo and Elsie at his flat. Cyril recognises Leo as a crook.
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Jack Walker - Arthur Leslie
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Cyril Turpin - William Moore
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Emily Nugent - Eileen Derbyshire
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Dave Smith - Reginald Marsh
- Lillian Smith - Rhoda Lewis
- Douglas Pickins - John Collin
- Leo Slater - Donald Morley
- This episode introduces a new arrangement of Eric Spear's signature tune. The last episode to use the new arrangement is Episode 910, after which the programme reverts to the previous version. It is unknown whether the new arrangement was ever intended to continue beyond the four episodes in which it is used.
- TV Times synopsis: In which the "commando" attacks the wrong objective and Elsie and Lilian join battle.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,300,000 homes (4th place).
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