Coronation Street - Season 31

Tuesday 7:30 PM on ITV Premiered Dec 09, 1960 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Mon 31 Dec, 1990
    Mon 31 Dec, 1990
    Episode 157
    Sally returns home. Phil and Deirdre fly off to Paris. Ken lays on a feast for Tracy. Mike tells Alma he's selling the flat and moving in with Jackie. Tracy is forced to tell Ken that Deirdre is in Paris. He blows his top and tells her he wants Deirdre back and he hates being humiliated. He upsets Tracy who tells him she's sick of him and that he only feels sorry for himself. She tells him he's pathetic and he's not even her father. She spends the night at a friend's. Rita considers going to a tea dance with Emily. Ken remembers the past and, as the residents see in the New Year at the Rovers, he opens a bottle of pills. . .moreless
  • Fri 28 Dec, 1990
    Fri 28 Dec, 1990
    Episode 156
    Ken invites Tracy to spend New Year with him. Deirdre agrees. At the café, Alma tells Martin about her split from Mike. Phil also invites Tracy to Paris but she refuses. Sally's mother visits her in hospital. Kimberley's parents come to the Duckworth's to tea to make up. They tell him that they want a horrified Curly to marry their daughter straight away. Tracy decides not to tell Ken about Dierdre's trip to Paris.moreless
  • Wed 26 Dec, 1990
    Wed 26 Dec, 1990
    Episode 155
    Gail is delivered of a little boy, David. She is put in a bed next to Sally. Curly tells Vera about his bust up with the Taylors. Jack returns Boomer to Bert Latham but he refuses to give Jack his £25 back. Ivy is cross that David's surname is Tilsley as he's a Platt. Ken spends Christmas with Susan and returns with presents. He gives Tracy a present from him to Deirdre, as well as a TV for herself. Vera asks Brenda to give Curly a second chance. She refuses. Rita throws a little party. Derek saves his job by getting a big order - from Angela. Deirdre refuses to open Ken's present. Phil invites her to Paris.moreless
  • Tue 25 Dec, 1990
    Tue 25 Dec, 1990
    Episode 154
    Sally spends Christmas Day in hospital with her daughter, named Rosie, weighing 7lbs 5oz. Curly spends the night in his car. Marie is hung-over and spends the morning in bed. She doesn't like Ivy making Jamie eat turkey, they row and she goes back to the flat. Boomer eats the Duckworths' turkey and turns on them. They take refuge in their bedroom. Curly tames Boomer, after the Duckworths have spent three hours upstairs. Gail goes into labour at Audrey's. Alec is annoyed at Jack's non-appearance at the Rovers. When he confronts him, Boomer goes for him and chases him down the Street. Vera tells Jack to get rid of the dog.moreless
  • Mon 24 Dec, 1990
    Mon 24 Dec, 1990
    Episode 153
    Alma moves back to her flat. Marie and Jamie arrive at No. 5. Alma refuses to tell anyone about the split and resigns herself to a lonely Christmas. On the way to the WART dinner, the Roberts' car breaks down. Ivy is shocked when Marie goes out on the town for the night. Mrs Watts phones Brenda and tells her Curly and Kimberley are not spending Christmas with her. Kimberley breaks down. Kevin tows the Roberts to the diner. Kimberley confesses to her parents. Curly is thrown out. Sally goes into labour on her own. Don takes her and Liz to the hospital in his cab. Jack buys a dog, Boomer, for Vera's Christmas present. Liz delivers the baby in the back of the cab on Rosamund Street.moreless
  • Fri 21 Dec, 1990
    Fri 21 Dec, 1990
    Episode 152
    Mavis worries that Victor wants to sack Derek as he thinks he doesn't like Yvonne. Alf is made President of the Weatherfield Association of Retail Traders and Stockholders. Mike doesn't know how to tell Alma it's over. Alma plans Christmas in Wales as a surprise for Mike. Victor tells Mavis that Derek won't be able to save the Weatherfield branch. Kevin and Martin worry about the births. Mike tells Alma there won't be a Christmas. She realises he loves Jackie and breaks down.moreless
  • Wed 19 Dec, 1990
    Wed 19 Dec, 1990
    Episode 151
    Victor considers closing the Weatherfield branch. Gail rows with Sally about Kevin enticing Martin to drink. Alec forces Jack to work Liz's Christmas shift. Jackie breaks down and accuses Mike of only sleeping with her to gain control of the factory. Sally refuses to make amends with Gail. Jackie plans to offer Mike money to leave the factory. Victor blames Derek for not making enough profit. Derek swears to bring in new custom. Kevin and Martin get Sally and Gail together. They make up but Kevin is annoyed when Sally calls him bossy. Curly is horrified that the Taylors have written to his parents thanking them for having Kimberley for Christmas. Mike and Jackie declare their love for each other. Mike tells her he'll sort Alma out before Christmas.moreless
  • Mon 17 Dec, 1990
    Mon 17 Dec, 1990
    Episode 150
    Derek feels that Victor is avoiding him and worries about his future at PPP. Jim plans a family Christmas put Alec tells Liz she has to work. Gail is annoyed when Martin drinks in the Rovers with Kevin and forgets to pick her up. Jim makes Alec see that Liz won't be working on Christmas Day. Victor tells Derek he's going to reorganise the business.moreless
  • Fri 14 Dec, 1990
    Fri 14 Dec, 1990
    Episode 149
    Curly tells Kimberley they're not going to Crewe. He wants to spend Christmas in a hotel. Ivy invites Marie to spend Christmas with them for a break. Don worries about Marie borrowing from loan sharks. Steph tells Des she's giving the job up. Kimberley tells Curly she will go to a hotel so long as no one knows. Marie agrees to spend Christmas at No. 5. Steph is given the job of running the promotions.moreless
  • Wed 12 Dec, 1990
    Wed 12 Dec, 1990
    Episode 148
    Mike and Jackie row about how to run Ingrams. Des tells Steph he wants children. She is furious. Mike installs Phyllis at the cafe for the day so he can take Alma out. He tells her she's special to him. Des and Steph make up after he wears a dunce's hat and stands in the corner. Don tells Ivy he's scared that Marie will turn to prostitution. Curly tells Vera that he and Kimberley are spending Christmas Day with his parents. Don takes Ivy to see Marie's flat. Shocked, she offers Marie their spare room.moreless
  • Mon 10 Dec, 1990
    Mon 10 Dec, 1990
    Episode 147
    Des spends the night on the Webster's sofa, to teach Steph a lesson. Mike worries about what Ivy will say to the workers. Curly tells Kimberley he wants her body for Christmas. Ivy assures Mike she won't tell anyone. Don pays Marie's gas bill when the board try to cut her off. Mike is embarrassed when Jackie mentions their affair in front on his secretary Amanda. Steph refuses to give up the job so Des packs and leaves for the night. Marie tells Don she will sleep with him if he wants. He tells her he doesn't want anything from her. Jackie tells Mike she's not going to share him with Alma. He tells her he runs his own life.moreless
  • Fri 7 Dec, 1990
    Fri 7 Dec, 1990
    Episode 146
    Mike plans a night with Jackie. The Wiltons and Pendleburys lunch together. Victor accuses Derek of not liking Yvonne. At Ingram's party, Jackie praises Mike. Deirdre and Phil drink together in the Rovers, upsetting Ken. Alma admits to Audrey that she realises Mike is having an affair but doesn't want to challenge him as he'll choose Jackie. Ivy catches Mike and Jackie in an embrace.moreless
  • Wed 5 Dec, 1990
    Wed 5 Dec, 1990
    Episode 145
    The Brewery tell the Gilroys to have a promo night for Pomme de Lite. Des is pleased as Steph doesn't know where the promo is. Mavis is shocked when Victor introduces her to Yvonne, his wife. Steph and Jenny are forced to do the promo in the Rovers. Des fills the pub with mates to embarrass Steph. She hits back by flirting with the customers. Victor tells Derek he married Yvonne because she is so like Mavis. Des demands Steph's resignation and threatens to hit her boss. In defiance she does a strip tease on the bar top. Mavis hates Yvonne.moreless
  • Mon 3 Dec, 1990
    Mon 3 Dec, 1990
    Episode 144
    Ken embarrasses Tracy in front of her friends at the bowling alley. Percy discovers everyone is talking about him and Phyllis. Deirdre stays an extra night in London. Percy fails to pass the message onto Ken. Ivy plans Ingram's Christmas party. Deirdre is cool towards Phil. Victor arrives and plans a surprise for Mavis. Alma makes plans for Christmas in Madeira with Mike.moreless
  • Fri 30 Nov, 1990
    Fri 30 Nov, 1990
    Episode 143
    Phil has to cancel London because of business. Deirdre decides to go on her own. Percy discovers Phyllis is ill. He nurses her. Mike spends the night with Jackie. Percy falls asleep at Phyllis'. He ends up spending the night. Angie thinks Jenny and Steph look like tarts in their costumes. Phyllis tells everyone that Percy stayed the night. Ken plans to take Tracy to the theatre but she goes off with Graham. She is furious when Ken tells her off in front of him.moreless
  • Wed 28 Nov, 1990
    Wed 28 Nov, 1990
    Episode 142
    Mike tells Alma the watch is a repro from a Rep. Steph promotes 'Pomme de lite', a new cider, for £20 a night. Jenny joins her. Ken tells Deirdre the tax man is after Phil. Audrey refuses to help Alf at the shop. Angie makes Sally a smock. Marie tells Don that she's left Eddie and when he comes out of prison she hopes he won't be able to find her. Ken agrees to have Tracy for the weekend. Mark and Angie worry about the costume Jenny is going to have to wear for the promo. Audrey sees Mike and Jackie together. Alma tells her they'll be meeting a client. Deirdre and Phil kiss.moreless
  • Mon 26 Nov, 1990
    Mon 26 Nov, 1990
    Episode 141
    Jackie starts to look at life more positively. She buys Mike a watch. Marie doesn't understand what Don wants from her. Deirdre accuses Alec of spreading rumours about Phil's character. Marie tells Don that Eddie is in prison, for hitting a policeman at the Railwayman's Arms. Deirdre is pleased when Tracy doesn't mind about her trip to London. Ivy feels Don is spending too much time cabbing. Steph goes after an evening job promoting. Jackie and Mike spend the evening together. Alma is happy thinking he is working.moreless
  • Fri 23 Nov, 1990
    Fri 23 Nov, 1990
    Episode 140
    Mike tells Alma he's resigned. Alma begs him to ask Jackie for his job back. Audrey is furious that Alf expects her to work in the shop. Don buys groceries for Marie and sticks £20 under the box. Ivy agrees to buy a rocking horse for Sarah Louise for £90. Sally finishes at the shop. The Roberts buy a pram for her. Phil asks Deirdre to accompany him on a business weekend in London. Don refuses to spend £90 on a child's toy. Mike tells Alma that Jackie has taken him back.moreless
  • Wed 21 Nov, 1990
    Wed 21 Nov, 1990
    Episode 139
    Mike assures Alma he doesn't fancy Jackie and tells her he'll hand in his notice. Don is shocked by the Ramsden's squalid living conditions. Tracy brings Graham home for tea. Deirdre finds him too serious. Don neglects Ivy to help Marie. He discovers he shares a birthday with Jamie. Alma regrets pushing Mike to resign not knowing that he and Jackie are having an intimate meal which ends with them going to bed.moreless
  • Mon 19 Nov, 1990
    Mon 19 Nov, 1990
    Episode 138
    Alma worries about Mike and Jackie's relationship. Mike returns. Alma is cold towards him. Don is surprised to give Marie and Jamie a lift. Marie tells him Eddie has left them. Deirdre is amused when Tracy has her first boyfriend - schoolboy Graham Egerton. Ken uses an old contact, Linda Patterson in a cuttings library to find out about Phil. Alf assures Sally that he'll keep her job open for her whilst she's on maternity. He plans to get Audrey to take over. Alec tells Ken that the tax man is after Phil. Alma tells Mike she wants him to resign from Ingrams.moreless
  • Fri 16 Nov, 1990
    Fri 16 Nov, 1990
    Episode 137
    Percy suspects one of Jones' workmen. Ken asks Tracy to spy on Deirdre and Phil for him. Percy catches workman Mal Harris burgling No. 6 and phones the police after taking the van keys. Derek arrives and tackles Mal and ends up on the floor. The police catch Mal and the Barnes' goods are saved. Percy is proclaimed a hero. Ivy tells Alma that Jackie is still in Harrogate. She phones the hotel and this is confirmed.moreless
  • Wed 14 Nov, 1990
    Wed 14 Nov, 1990
    Episode 136
    Rita has enough of Mavis' apathy. Phil tells Deirdre he didn't threaten Ken. Nigel's mother tells Rita he's not delivering anymore because Percy accused him of theft. His father is going to sort Percy out. Derek tells Mavis he has no intention of selling No. 4. She is upset that he got drunk. Emily threatens to evict Percy if he doesn't drop his enquiries. Rita helps Mavis to return home. Alma refuses a night out with Audrey; thinking of Mike on his own. Nigel's dad threatens Percy in the Rovers and is amazed when the regulars stand up for Percy. Alma phones the hotel and is shocked to speak to Jackie. Mike assures her that Jackie had just popped in.moreless
  • Mon 12 Nov, 1990
    Mon 12 Nov, 1990
    Episode 135
    Bet can't believe Alec plans to give the Wiltons £600. Ken tells the police that Phil has threatened him. They tell him they can't get involved in a domestic situation. Derek warns Mavis that he can't cope on his own for much longer. Percy tackles Nigel, the paper boy, about the break-in. Ken tells Deirdre that Phil lent on him. Alec gives £500 to Derek in the Rovers. Mike and Jackie go to Harrogate but Alma thinks Mike has gone on his own. Bet discovers Alec has claimed back the money from the credit card company. Derek gets drunk and buys everyone drinks.moreless
  • Fri 9 Nov, 1990
    Fri 9 Nov, 1990
    Episode 134
    Rita worries about Mavis running away to the past. Ken ignores the solicitor's letter. Deirdre wonders what will stop him. Mark works on persuading Jenny to let him live with her. Alec contacts his credit card company. Angie is annoyed at Mark's plans to oust her. Derek asks Mavis to come home. She thinks they should move. He tells her he can't cope. Jenny tells Mark to give her time. Phil and a heavy tell Ken to keep away from Deirdre.moreless
  • Wed 7 Nov, 1990
    Wed 7 Nov, 1990
    Episode 133
    Ken notices Phil's car parked outside No. 1 all night and to Deirdre's horror, bursts into the house to catch him. Mavis realises possessions don't matter and plans to return home. Mark considers asking Jenny to marry him. Deirdre applies for a court injunction to keep Ken out of the house; Phil just left his car behind as he was drunk. Percy tackles the milkman about the break-in. The solicitor puts Deirdre off an injunction and writes Ken a letter. Bet thinks Alec should offer the Wiltons compensation. Don tells him that if he bought the holiday with a credit card then the card company would give him compensation. Mavis can't bring herself to enter No. 4.moreless
  • Mon 5 Nov, 1990
    Mon 5 Nov, 1990
    Episode 132
    The police discover that they are no signs of forced entry at No. 4. Mavis is sickened. Phil entertains Deirdre and Tracy on bonfire night to champagne and rockets. Derek accuses Percy of leaving the door unlocked. The burglars take the TV, radio, video, carriage clock, Derek's cuff-links, Mavis' chain and locket and the Wedgewood ornaments. Derek blames Alec for the break-in and threatens him with legal action. Mavis feels her house has been contaminated. Mark is annoyed when Angie interrupts a heavy session with Jenny. Percy determines to find the burglars. Mavis refuses to stay at No. 4 and Rita agrees to put her up.moreless
  • Fri 2 Nov, 1990
    Fri 2 Nov, 1990
    Episode 131
    Alec is furious that people could think he sold Derek the holiday because he knew about the bankruptcy. Ken tells Deirdre to be careful of Phil - he's using an assumed name. Deirdre tells him he's pathetic. Mavis wants to return home but Derek refuses to budge. Alec goes to the airport to make the Wiltons see that he hasn't conned them but they turn on him. Phil tells Deirdre he changed his name from Smith when he came out of prison. Deirdre admires his honesty. Alec drives the Wiltons home. When they continue to blame him he dumps them on the roadside. Jackie asks Mike to attend a conference in Harrogate with her. The Wiltons return home to find they've been burgled.moreless
  • Wed 31 Oct, 1990
    Wed 31 Oct, 1990
    Episode 130
    The Wiltons sleep in the airport. Ken leads the teachers in criticism of the sponsorship. Mrs Jeffers accuses him of being biased against Phil because of his friendship with Deirdre. Jackie worries that she can't run the factory if Mike goes to Paris. Ken accuses Deirdre of going out with Phil. Mike has to drop Paris for Jackie. The owner of Rosamund Travel has gone bust and disappeared along with the money. The Wiltons are left stranded. Alec tells Ken he knew Phil under another name. Rita accuses Alec of cheating the Wiltons.moreless
  • Mon 29 Oct, 1990
    Mon 29 Oct, 1990
    Episode 129
    The Wiltons set off with Percy looking after the house and Harry. Mrs Jeffers likes Phil's strip. Jackie decides not to buy Thorn Grove. At the airport, the Wiltons can't locate their tickets. Ken is furious to discover the strips are advertising PJ Leisure. Alma talks Mike into a mini break in Paris. The Wiltons discover Rosamund Travel have taken Alec's money but have not issued tickets.moreless
  • Fri 26 Oct, 1990
    Fri 26 Oct, 1990
    Episode 128
    Alec realises he'll only be able to sell the £1,200 holiday for £600. Sally wants to apologise to Jenny but Kevin thinks she was right. Mavis interests Derek in the holiday. He agrees to take her. Des offers £750 for the holiday, cash and Alec sells it to him. Jenny and Sally make up. Phil tells Deirdre he's going to provide new strips for all the school teams. Alec sells the holiday to Derek for £800 causing Steph to row with Mavis in the Street.moreless
  • Wed 24 Oct, 1990
    Wed 24 Oct, 1990
    Episode 127
    Mark doesn't know how to run the garage. Alec has earache. The doctor tells him he can't fly - the holiday is off. Sally makes Kevin realise that Mark is missing their friendship. Alec is hurt when Bet decides to go on the holiday without him. Jenny starts work with Steph. She agrees to a Sunday in Bakewell with the Barnes and Mark. Kevin makes it up with Mark and agrees to work on Sunday. Phil takes Deirdre to a high class restaurant. She makes it clear she can't be bought but enjoys herself. Bet agrees to stay behind with Alec; they'll sell the tickets. Mark tells Jenny he can't go out with her on Sunday because of work. She tells him to get Kevin to do the work causing Sally to row with her. Sally accuses Jenny of being a golddigger.moreless
  • Mon 22 Oct, 1990
    Mon 22 Oct, 1990
    Episode 126
    Steph puts Jenny's name down as a perfume demonstrator. Mark is annoyed when Kevin doesn't turn up for work. Tracy tries hard to get into the hockey team. Kevin finds it hard for another job. Sally advises him to return to the garage, he refuses so Mark tells him to get knotted. Jenny gets the job. Alec auditions tenor, Tudor Parry Jones. His voice carries into the bar and No. 1. With Phil at No. 1, Ken is surprised to see his Mercedes parked outside the house. Phil invites Deirdre for a meal to discuss his idea of donating sports equipment to the school.moreless
  • Fri 19 Oct, 1990
    Fri 19 Oct, 1990
    Episode 125
    Kevin refuses to believe Mark didn't know about his present. Phil sends Deirdre flowers. Jackie agrees to get rid of Sandra. Sandra hits back by telling her she and Peter had had an affair for the last year and walks out. Tom tells Kevin that Mark will be boss but he couldn't have risen so high without Kevin's help. Mike moves into Peter's office. Jenny buys a walkman for Mark and borrows make-up from Steph. She makes an impression on Mark. Mike shows Alma around the factory. Mark takes Jenny out. Kevin tells Sally he's resigning from the garage.moreless
  • Wed 17 Oct, 1990
    Wed 17 Oct, 1990
    Episode 124
    Deirdre rows with Alma for letting kids play the fruit machine in the cafe. Jenny refuses to go to Mark's party. Phil calls on Deirdre and tells her his company, PJ Leisure, owns the amusement arcade. She accuses him of corrupting school children. She tells him that she intends to close his arcade. Mike sacks Sandra. Phil tells Deirdre he's on her side and charms her. Angie and Sally talk Jenny into the party. Phil agrees to put signs up refusing admission to under 16's. Sandra tells Jackie that Mike thinks he's running the factory. Jackie tells her she'll deal with him. Mark makes a big play for Jenny but she isn't interested. All the youngsters make Sally and Gail feel old. Tom announces that he's giving the garage to Mark as a birthday present. Jenny is suddenly interested in Mark whilst Kevin is horrified at the thought of the youngster being his boss.moreless
  • Mon 15 Oct, 1990
    Mon 15 Oct, 1990
    Episode 123
    Sandra is not pleased that Mike is now General Manager. Bet looks forward to her holiday in Madeira. She plans to go shopping in London. Jenny tells Rita she was thrown off the course when she lectures her. Deirdre tackles the arcade manager about letting underage kids in and gets a lot of cheek. She tells him she's going to stop him. Mike makes it clear he doesn't like Sandra and reduces her to tears. Jackie reprimands him to his fury. The Casey's plan Mark's 21st. Deirdre vows to keep underage kids out of the arcade.moreless
  • Fri 12 Oct, 1990
    Fri 12 Oct, 1990
    Episode 122
    Jenny has to see her Moral Tutor. He is angry that she has not been doing her work and throws her off the course, she is horrified. Deirdre catches Tracy in the arcade and drags her out. She takes her to school and rows with Ken for not keeping an eye on her. Mike tells Jackie he'd stay at the factory if she wasn't selling up. Rita is furious when Jenny tells her she's given up the course. Deirdre tells Ken she won't be blackmailed; Tracy refusing to be good unless Ken is taken back. Jackie decides not to sell and Mike agrees to stay.moreless
  • Wed 10 Oct, 1990
    Wed 10 Oct, 1990
    Episode 121
    Liz thinks Jim is spending too much on the business. Jenny delays her return to Poly. Mike is annoyed when Jackie takes the news of his new job lightly and doesn't beg him to stay. Deirdre hears from the school that Tracy has been playing truant. Jackie tells Mike she needs him and asks him to stall his new job for two months. She tells him he'll be in charge. Jenny decides to return to Poly. Deirdre is shocked when Tracy thinks Ken has told her about the arcade. Ken tells her he wants to sort the problem out with her. She tells him she'll deal with it on her own.moreless
  • Mon 8 Oct, 1990
    Mon 8 Oct, 1990
    Episode 120
    Angie Freeman arrives in the Street and, with her friend, Flick, staying in France, asks Jenny to take her in. Mike is pleased that Ralph is finished but is alarmed when Jackie moves into Peter's office to run the business. Tracy and the twins bunk off school to play the machines. Angie moves into No. 7. Jenny can't see the point of staying at the Poly. Sally is annoyed when Kevin doesn't get her an anniversary present. Kevin shocks her by having Don hire a limo to take them to a posh restaurant. Jim rents the viaduct arch. Mike tells Jackie he's had another job offer.moreless
  • Fri 5 Oct, 1990
    Fri 5 Oct, 1990
    Episode 119
    Mavis rows with Jim for operating a business from No. 11. Ken decides to stay in Weatherfield. Ken catches Andy and Tracy playing the machines in an arcade. Tracy promises Ken she won't go again. He says he won't tell Deirdre. Ralph considers resigning. Don doesn't know how to stop Ivy. She tells him she knows Bert and Brian are alright so she's giving it all up and is going to see the priest for confession. Ralph gives Jackie his resignation. He tells her Mike is poison and advises her to get rid of him.moreless
  • Wed 3 Oct, 1990
    Wed 3 Oct, 1990
    Episode 118
    Ivy tells Don she has a message for Emily from Ernie. Mike advises Jackie to run the factory until it's a seller's market. She agrees, thinking Peter would want her to make a go of it. Mike tells Ralph that Jackie plans to run the factory on her own. He persuades Ralph to stand up to her. Tracy threatens to live with Ken when she's sixteen. Emily is angry when Ivy tells her that Ernie is trying to get in touch. She tells Ivy that she's behaving stupidly. Ralph tells Jackie she's out of her depth and refuses to help her, he walks out.moreless
  • Mon 1 Oct, 1990
    Mon 1 Oct, 1990
    Episode 117
    Alma is annoyed that she rarely sees Mike. Tracy is upset that Deirdre is going ahead with the divorce. Mike discovers Jackie has a buyer coming to see the factory. Mrs Jeffers asks Ken to crack down on truancy. Bikers descend on No. 11. Sally reveals Ken is planning to move out of the flat. Travers' offer for the factory is too low. Mike tells Jackie it's the wrong time to sell. Jim buys an old pick up for £600 and two bikes for £200. Liz is horrified. Ken tells Tracy he's applied for a job in Kent. He wants a fresh start. Alma is amused to discover Travers was put up by Mike. Ivy tells Don she's psychic.moreless
  • Fri 28 Sep, 1990
    Fri 28 Sep, 1990
    Episode 116
    Mike plans to get rid of Ralph. Mike takes Jackie to Thorn Grove in Oakfield, the house that she was buying with Peter. She plans to buy it with the sale off the factory and live off interest. Bet tells Alec about her Martin. He embraces her. Phyllis enjoys the art classes. Alec tells Don about the pain Ivy has caused Bet. Deirdre tells Ken she's still divorcing him - either now or in two years time. Bet refuses to go to a meeting with Ivy; she doesn't want to get in contact with Martin.moreless
  • Wed 26 Sep, 1990
    Wed 26 Sep, 1990
    Episode 115
    Mike plans to win Jackie's friendship and later influence her over the factory. Jim buys a load of spares but Liz refuses to have them in the house. Ivy tells Gail about Martin's car crash and 'Elizabeth'. Gail is worried. Martin is annoyed that Ivy has upset Gail. Betty is put out by Alec thinking Liz is wonderful. Phyllis tries to get Percy to join an art class with her. Deirdre plans to name Wendy as co-respondent. Percy refuses to go to the art classes. Betty tells Bet that she's scared she's going to lose her job. The Kawasaki arrives. Deirdre tells Ken she'll drop the divorce if he moves out of the Street. Don orders Ivy to drop the spiritualism. Martin rows with Ivy in the Rovers. Bet is stunned as she listens to the row and realises the link to her own past. Alec finds her crying in the living room.moreless
  • Mon 24 Sep, 1990
    Mon 24 Sep, 1990
    Episode 114
    Mike worries about his future. Jim considers going into the bike business he makes Liz see he has to do something to tide him over. Ivy can't get Brian out of her mind. Jackie is puzzled when Mike tells her he thinks she's doing the right thing selling up. Ken stuns Deirdre by asking her to see a Marriage Guidance person with him. She tells him it's over. Why doesn't he understand? Jackie begins to like Mike's company. Jim realises he's going to have to break into his army gratuity. He buys a Kawasaki GPX 750r for £2,000. Alec thinks Liz is a good barmaid and likes her efficiency. The Medium gives Ivy a message from a Martin. Don is furious that she is still going. She realises Martin is in danger.moreless
  • Fri 21 Sep, 1990
    Fri 21 Sep, 1990
    Episode 113
    Deirdre tells Liz she was chatted up by Phil. Ken receives a letter from Deirdre's solicitor regarding the divorce. He is horrified. Liz gets Jim and Alf together by telling them the other has apologised. Ken surprises his class by walking out of a lesson. Phil tells Mike he's interested in Deirdre. Ken begs Deirdre not to divorce him, she is steadfast. Don disapproves of the Spiritualist. Ivy books a private session. Phil places an order at Ingrams'. Jackie tells Mike that she's selling up.moreless
  • Wed 19 Sep, 1990
    Wed 19 Sep, 1990
    Episode 112
    Alf demands an apology from Jim. When Jim insults Audrey Alf kicks the bike over. Liz and Audrey stop them fighting. Mike and Alma entertain some friends, including the Dobsons, Deirdre, Jackie and Phil. Jackie misses Peter and becomes tearful. Ivy visits the Spiritualist and feels Brian wants to get in touch.moreless
  • Mon 17 Sep, 1990
    Mon 17 Sep, 1990
    Episode 111
    Mike plans a party to get to know Jackie better. Audrey threatens to confront Jim unless Alf tells her he trusts her. He tells her he does. Liz wants to have it out with Audrey for losing Jim his job. She worries about the job situation. Ralph is appalled at Mike's business techniques. With the Rovers short staffed, Bet takes Liz on. Mike tells Jackie he's trying to clinch a deal with Phil Jennings. Jim isn't happy about Liz working in the Rovers, he warns a customer off who leers at her. Ivy agrees to go to the Spiritualist with Vera.moreless
  • Fri 14 Sep, 1990
    Fri 14 Sep, 1990
    Episode 110
    Dave wants to live with Deirdre. He proposes to her but she doesn't want to get married; she wants to live her life. He walks out on her. Derek tells Mavis how he swapped the budgies for her. She is horrified. Deirdre starts the divorce off. Alf demands an apology from Jim. Jim refuses and resigns from Gregsons'.moreless
  • Wed 12 Sep, 1990
    Wed 12 Sep, 1990
    Episode 109
    Alf refuses to pay the TV bill of £45 He thinks the reason Audrey kept calling Jim out was Jim's shoddy work. She tells him Jim has been after her. When Alf confronts Jim, he tells him what Audrey's been up to and drops the TV on purpose, breaking it. Alf threatens to sue Gregson. He decides to sue Jim. Vera goes to a spiritualist meeting for a laugh. Deirdre decides to divorce Ken. Vera tells Ivy the medium made contact with someone called Brian.moreless
  • Mon 10 Sep, 1990
    Mon 10 Sep, 1990
    Episode 108
    Mavis decides to contact Mrs Featherstone. Audrey calls Jim out again to her TV. Derek buys a budgie to give to Mrs Featherstone, without telling Mavis. Mavis takes Harry round to the Feathersones', Darren takes the budgie in. Dave and Deirdre make up. Mrs Featherstone is annoyed that Darren has taken Harry in after she took Derek's budgie. She returns Harry to Mavis. Dave tells Ken to stay away from Deirdre. Jim takes the TV in and shocks Audrey by telling her he's not interested in her; she's just a frustrated housewife.moreless
  • Fri 7 Sep, 1990
    Fri 7 Sep, 1990
    Episode 107
    Rita realises that Harry is Boris. She thinks Mavis ought to return him. Jim fits an aerial at the Roberts'. Percy determines to prove there's a bird in the Wiltons'. Audrey is amused by Jim's discomfort at her teasing. Dave is annoyed as Deirdre grows infatuated by Ken's movements. He tells her to sort herself out.moreless
  • Wed 5 Sep, 1990
    Wed 5 Sep, 1990
    Episode 106
    Derek tells Mavis not to worry about Boris and that Harry is theirs. Dave feels that Deirdre is so preoccupied with Ken that she has no time for him. Jim repairs the TV in the Roberts' bedroom and Audrey takes the opportunity to flirt. Tracy neglects her homework to help Ken decorate. Deirdre tells Ken not to come round anymore. Percy hears Harry chirping in No. 4.moreless
  • Mon 3 Sep, 1990
    Mon 3 Sep, 1990
    Episode 105
    Deirdre ignores Ken. Andy and Steve decide to go back to school. Nigel demands Tina's reinstatement and she returns to work. Mavis discovers a budgie in No. 4 and thinks it's Harriet. Bet throws Tina out of the pub. Mavis names the he-budgie, Harry. Tina discovers Nigel with a girlfriend and creates a scene. When he threatens to have her thrown out, she throws a glass of wine in his face and walks out. Mrs Featherstone puts a card in the Kabin about her lost budgie Boris.moreless
  • Fri 31 Aug, 1990
    Fri 31 Aug, 1990
    Episode 104
    Alec thinks Tina is spying for Nigel. Deirdre rows with Alf. He tells her he did it for Tracy. Jim refuses to sign Andy's army papers. Liz tells him to move out if he joins up. When Tina insults Percy, Emily and Rita stand up to her. Ken moves into the flat. Deirdre tells him she'll never take him back. He tells her he loves her. Alf begs Deirdre not to be cross with him. Liz tells Andy to leave. She tells him she's not going through with him what she went through with Jim. The residents are amazed when Tina bars Percy. Bet sacks her on the spot. Tina tells Alec he'll lose his job for this. Andy tells the family he's not joining up.moreless
  • Wed 29 Aug, 1990
    Wed 29 Aug, 1990
    Episode 103
    Jim tells Liz that only by agreeing with Andy can they get him to change his mind. Alec plans to sack Tina for not turning up to work. Deirdre begs Alf to put Ken off. Bet sees Tina kissing Nigel. The Gilroys realise she's fireproof. Jim takes Andy to the recruitment office. Ken refuses to give up the shop flat and tells Alf their agreement was legally binding. Deirdre is determined that Ken mustn't move in.moreless
  • Mon 27 Aug, 1990
    Mon 27 Aug, 1990
    Episode 102
    Alec wants to sack Tina, not believing she was ill. Deirdre discovers Ken has been around. Tina insults Alec. Bet stops him from sacking her. Liz begs Andy not to join up. Bet warns Tina that she could lose her job. Jim advises Andy to get 'A' Levels and go to Sandhurst for a better Army career. Ken shows an interested in renting the shop flat. Jim tells Andy he can sign up. Alf rents the flat to Ken.moreless
  • Fri 24 Aug, 1990
    Fri 24 Aug, 1990
    Episode 101
    Andy is proud of his exam results - 3 'A's, 4 'B's, 2 'C's. Steve is upset at his - 3 'C's, 4 'E's, 2 fails. Andy is annoyed that Liz and Jim are more pleased at Steve's results. Andy tells his parents he's going to join the army. The residents gather for the Wilton's barbecue. Vera is depressed that she wasn't invited and Jack takes her out. Mike asks Jackie to let him run the factory. Rita shows Ken her flat. Jack is forced to work when Tina phones in sick. The party goers leave the Wiltons early, fed up with the soft drinks and inedible food. At a wine bar, Tina has a date with Nigel Ridley.moreless
  • Wed 22 Aug, 1990
    Wed 22 Aug, 1990
    Episode 100
    The Wiltons plan a housewarming barbecue and refuse to invite the Duckworths. The Gilroys feel Tina is becoming insolent. Mike, Jackie, Dobson and Ivy attend Ingram's funeral. Mike assures Jackie that he'll look after the factory. Des gives Jack a tip to make up for everything. Ken shows an interest in renting No. 12. Rita tells him he can look round hers as it's similar. Des' horse wins but Jack didn't back it. Jackie tells Mike she's selling up.moreless
  • Mon 20 Aug, 1990
    Mon 20 Aug, 1990
    Episode 99
    Mavis finds a piece of stone cladding in the lounge and the window broken. Derek suspects the twins. The Duckworths celebrate their wedding anniversary. Derek accuses the twins of throwing the stone, they deny it. Mike moves his desk onto the shop floor to Ivy's annoyance. Jim threatens Derek and tells him the twins did not break his window. Bet wonders who Tina's new boyfriend is. Steph tells Mavis that Vera broke the window. Derek confronts Vera and tells her he'll give her the bill. The Duckworths spend their anniversary evening rowing in the Rovers. A policeman turns up and starts to strip, singing a telegram to Vera for her anniversary which includes lines about throwing stone cladding at the neighbours. Vera is furious. Steph admits to sending him.moreless
  • Fri 17 Aug, 1990
    Fri 17 Aug, 1990
    Episode 98
    Ingram is in Intensive Care, having had a heart attack. Vera sprays 'Get lost Yupis' with shaving foam on Des' car. Alec refuses to give Tina a rise. Dobson announces that Ingram is dead. Vera accuses the Barnes' of pulling her stone cladding off. When Steph insults her she throws a piece of the cladding at their house but it misses and smashes the Wilton's window.moreless
  • Wed 15 Aug, 1990
    Wed 15 Aug, 1990
    Episode 97
    Vera refuses to let Des park his car outside No. 9. Tina is adamant she won't receive the award - it's her night off. Bet gets her to change her mind but refuses again when Alec refuses to buy her a dress. Mike is put under Ralph Dobson and has to clean the gutters. Vera and Steph have to be separated when Vera stops Des parking outside her house. Nigel arrives and is put off by Alec until Tina arrives at the last moment to collect her champagne from Nigel. Ingram tells Mike he doesn't trust him and he's not going to let him rise from the shop floor. He gets angry at Mike and suddenly collapses in his office.moreless
  • Mon 13 Aug, 1990
    Mon 13 Aug, 1990
    Episode 96
    Jack tells Vera he put all his horses on Three Lemons. Alec is pleased that Tina has won the Brewery's barmaid of the month competition. Vera rows with Steph at her perfume counter over Des' 'tips'. Ingram tells Mike he's going to fire him, and because of the contract, he'll be on the dole for five years. Alec makes Tina work as a skivvy. Ingram tells Mike he's not fired; he's making him work's manager so he can keep an eye on him, on the floor with Ivy. Ivy finds out about Don's bet. Des tells him he did not give Jack a tip. Tina refuses to be barmaid of the month after the way Alec's treated her.moreless
  • Fri 10 Aug, 1990
    Fri 10 Aug, 1990
    Episode 95
    Jack and Don put their money on 'Three Lemons' after Des tells Jack to stick to fruit machines. Ken and Tracy return to find Deirdre is not about. He tells her he's on permanent staff from the start of next term. Vera plans a send off for Curly before he goes to Milton Keynes. Deirdre and Dave's return is witnessed by Ken and Tracy. She tells Ken she never wants to see him again; the best thing he could do is find someone else. Three Lemons loses. Mark is horrified as he put his £100 holiday money on it. Kimberley gives Curly a pocket calculator as a reminder of her. Mike is horrified to discover Jackie is Ingram's wife. Ingram tells him he wants to talk to him.moreless
  • Wed 8 Aug, 1990
    Wed 8 Aug, 1990
    Episode 94
    Mike interviews for his new company. He is taken by attractive Jackie Williams. Jack interests Don in Des' 'tips'. Ingram invites Mike and Alma to dinner. The McDonalds bring the bike back. Ken doesn't enjoy Peter's wedding. Jim shows Steve he does really care for him. Dave wonders why Deirdre suggested the break but they enjoy it. Ken promises Tracy he and Deirdre will get back together. Des wonders what is wrong with Jack. Don gives Jack £50 to put on the next tip.moreless
  • Mon 6 Aug, 1990
    Mon 6 Aug, 1990
    Episode 93
    Dave tells Deirdre that Ken told him they're getting back together. Mike tells Alma he plans to start his own company with a front man. Deirdre tells Dave she'd like to have a few days away with him whilst Ken and Tracy are in Portsmouth. Martin is annoyed when Alma skives at the cafe. Jack thinks Des is giving him tips and starts winning on the horses. Steve tells Jim where the bike is. Mike makes himself Managing Director of Phoenix Fabrics. Deirdre and Dave look forward to their break.moreless
  • Fri 3 Aug, 1990
    Fri 3 Aug, 1990
    Episode 92
    Ivy feels that she can't compete with Audrey. Alf is horrified to hear that Audrey spent £2000 on the car. She tells him it was out of her earnings. Liz stops Jim from hitting Steve by threatening to leave him. Andy taunts Steve over Joanne, Steve goes for him and Liz has to separate them. Mark tells Alf the car cost £1,800. Ken asks Dave to stay away from Deirdre as they are getting back together. Audrey spends the other £200 on a new outfit. Ken begs Deirdre to take him back he tells her he loves her but she refuses and asks him to leave.moreless
  • Wed 1 Aug, 1990
    Wed 1 Aug, 1990
    Episode 91
    Joanne refuses to tell anyone what happened and refuses to tell Liz where Steve is. Audrey discovers there is a car for sale at the garage for £2,000. Joanne gives Liz the address of the hotel. Jenny and the Khans set off to France, via Canterbury. Rita lends Liz her car to go to the Lakes. Audrey buys the 1.1 Ford escort popular for Gail and Martin. Liz finds Steve and he agrees to come home.moreless
  • Mon 30 Jul, 1990
    Mon 30 Jul, 1990
    Episode 90
    Mr. Khan feels Steve is to blame and rows with Jim. Martin's car breaks down. Steve phones the McDonalds to tell them Joanne is coming home. Joanne is picked up by a Rep. She realises he has designs on her and ditches him. Martin starts at the cafe. Kevin tells him the car has had it and offers him £50 for scrap. Ken receives a letter from Peter telling him he's marrying Jessica next week and they want Tracy as a bridesmaid. Deirdre is annoyed that Ken hasn't told him about their separation and refuses to go to the wedding. Gail refuses to use any of the money from Brian's death to buy a new car. Reg does Curly a favour and makes the computer course clash with Barmouth. Joanne returns home.moreless
  • Fri 27 Jul, 1990
    Fri 27 Jul, 1990
    Episode 89
    Vera fears she's going to lose Curly. Steve dumps the bike in a silage site. He and Joanne are taken on at a hotel at £1.50 an hour, plus accommodation. Curly is made official deputy manager at Bettabuys with a £20 a week pay rise. Joanne is horrified to learn the job's washing up and they have to share a double bed. Kimberley tells Curly she hates the way he has changed and pours a pint over him in the Rovers. Steve grows tired of Joanne's moaning. Curly tells Kimberley he loves her and promises to go to Barmouth. Joanne packs and leaves the hotel and starts to hitchhike home. Mr. Khan turns up at No. 7.moreless
  • Wed 25 Jul, 1990
    Wed 25 Jul, 1990
    Episode 88
    Curly thinks of finding somewhere else to live. Joanne doesn't like roughing it with Steve. She is upset when he breaks into a caravan. Liz phones the police to Flick's dismay. Curly threatens not to return to work unless he goes to Hartlepool and tenders his resignation. Flick is forced to give the police her parent's address. Alec tells Bet he's taken out a £20,000 endowment policy for her as well as Victoria. Curly tells Kimberley he's not going to Barmouth with her parents. The bike breaks down and Steve discovers they've run out of money.moreless
  • Mon 23 Jul, 1990
    Mon 23 Jul, 1990
    Episode 87
    Curly is tired of Vera interfering in his life. He refuses to go into work, taking his due holiday. The McDonalds and Flick discover the kids have gone. Reg tells Curly that Head Office want him to computerise Bettabuys. Liz worries about the kids' safety when she discovers the bike is gone too. Steve and Joanne arrive in the Lake District. Flick has to lie to her Dad and says that they have to look after the Kabin. She refuses to inform the police. Curly feels he's had enough of Reg, the Taylors and Vera. Bet and Alec refuse to talk to each other. Martin and Kevin encourage Curly to stand up for himself. Liz discovers Steve has taken £20 from the house.moreless
  • Fri 20 Jul, 1990
    Fri 20 Jul, 1990
    Episode 86
    Joanne begs to be able to stay with Flick but Jenny is determined to go to France. Bet wants to know how much Alec has left Victoria. Jack offers Tina Curly's room. She plays him along and tells him it's a good idea. Flick tells Joanne she has to return to Canterbury. Vera begs Reg not to send Curly away for Kim's sake. Bet discovers the key to Alec's safety deposit box. Reg worries about the computerisation of Bettabuys. He cancels Hartlepool so that Curly has to oversee the computers. Bet looks at the will and discovers Alec has left Victoria £20,000. Curly is annoyed to hear Vera had a chat with Reg. Steve and Joanne leave the Street on Jim's motorbike under the cover of night.moreless
  • Wed 18 Jul, 1990
    Wed 18 Jul, 1990
    Episode 85
    Andy and Steve avoid each other. Bet thinks that Alec's health is failing. He tells her he's just brought his will up to date. Liz tells Flick that Steve has a lot of girlfriends. Jenny agrees with Joanne that she shouldn't be treated like a prisoner. Flick and Liz realise that they're making matters worse by stopping the kids seeing each other. They change their approach. Bet feels Victoria has taken over Alec's affections and worries about his will. Alma is annoyed at Audrey's part time attitude and longs for Martin to finish working his notice at the hospital. Jim assures Andy he loves both his sons equally. Joanne tells Steve she wants to spend the rest of the holiday with him. Jack thinks about renting Curly's room out. Flick discovers her parents are coming home.moreless
  • Mon 16 Jul, 1990
    Mon 16 Jul, 1990
    Episode 84
    Flick tells Joanne to stay away from Steve. Alma feels Mike is not committed to her. Andy watches as Steve takes Joanne boating. Alec makes Betty and Jack witness his will. Liz blames Joanne for running after Steve. Andy tells Flick that Steve and Joanne have been together. Vera tells Curly that she'll look after Kimberley when he's away, causing him worry. Betty tells Bet Alec has made a new will. Steve taunts Andy about Joanne and they fight.moreless
  • Fri 13 Jul, 1990
    Fri 13 Jul, 1990
    Episode 83
    Gail feels she's needed in the cafe. Andy accuses Steve of using Joanne to get at him. Reg tells Curly that he's moved back home and has been reconciled with his wife. Phyllis walks out of the cafe fed up with Alma and Audrey getting at her. Curly and Kimberley approach the Taylors about their holiday and find themselves roped into a family caravanning holiday in Barmouth. Gail tells Martin she has to return to the cafe. Reg tells Curly that he is up for promotion to Hartlepool. Alma asks Mike to buy Gail's share, he refuses. Martin tells Gail he's given notice at the Hospital and will run the cafe for her. Curly tells Kimberley the holiday is off because of his promotion. Flick finds Joanne and Steve in a clinch at No. 7. She throws Steve out.moreless
  • Wed 11 Jul, 1990
    Wed 11 Jul, 1990
    Episode 82
    Curly tells Reg that profits are up 3.5%. He points out that there is no room for sentimentality at Bettabuys. Joanne tells Jenny she had a date with Andy. Mike tells Alma to find out what Gail plans to do about the cafe. Steve discovers Andy is seeing Joanne. Curly tutors Miss Bettabuy in her job of getting people onto the bus. Joanne receives a romantic poem asking her for a meeting. She is thrilled when she discovers it wasn't from Andy but from Steve. Audrey and Phyllis find it hard to get on with each other. Alf gets on the bus and embarrasses his old customers. Andy is horrified to discover Steve taking Joanne out. Curly and Kimberley plan a foreign holiday. Mike advises Alma to buy Gail out. Alf packs Reg's bags and throws them out of the window and rips up his rent book. Reg holds Curly responsible.moreless
  • Mon 9 Jul, 1990
    Mon 9 Jul, 1990
    Episode 81
    Alf is certain he's going to be bankrupted by the bus. Steve tells Liz he hopes to get a job with motorbikes. Martin brings Gail home. Audrey helps out at the cafe. Curly has the bus driven down the Street. He hives all the shopper's vouchers. Sally watches in horror as Alf tries to stop the bus by standing in its path. Andy is thrilled when Joanne agrees to him showing her around. Emily is embarrassed when Alf corners her at Bettabuys. Liz suspects Andy of having a girlfriend. Alf accuses Reg of enticing his customers away. He threatens him with eviction unless the bus is rerouted.moreless
  • Fri 6 Jul, 1990
    Fri 6 Jul, 1990
    Episode 80
    Don asks Martin to try to get on with Ivy. Jim starts work on a BSA Bantam bike. Andy is amused as Steve spends all his time working on it. Curly plans the bus route so that it stops on Coronation Street. The residents think it's a good idea. Joanne arrives to stay and Andy falls for her. Alf is horrified to find a poster in the Kabin advertising the bus. Flick realises that Joanne is going to be a handful. Gail worries about the cafe with Alma and Phyllis running it. The Bettabuy bus is launched. Gail and the baby are cleared and she is told she can go home. Reg tells an angry Alf that the bus was Curly's idea. Gail tells Martin she's going to put the baby first and leave the cafe.moreless
  • Wed 4 Jul, 1990
    Wed 4 Jul, 1990
    Episode 79
    Martin suspects Gail had the accident on purpose. Alma assures him she didn't. Flick and Jenny are sacked from their holiday jobs in a sweet factory. They decide to go to France on holiday. Kimberley refuses to work anywhere but Bettabuys. Gail assures Martin she wants the baby. Alma agrees to let Phyllis help out at the cafe. Reg tells Curly his idea to run a free bus service to Bettabuys has been accepted. He tells Curly to work out the route. Flick is annoyed when her parents tell her she has to look after her sister, Joanne, for a week before she goes to France. Martin hears Ivy has called the accident 'God's will' and throws her out of the hospital ward.moreless
  • Mon 2 Jul, 1990
    Mon 2 Jul, 1990
    Episode 78
    The Wilton's soil becomes a talking point. Reg tells Curly he's pressing for him to be a trainee no longer. The garden centre refuses to move the soil. Kimberley fears Curly doesn't want to move in because he doesn't want to marry her. She gives him his ring back and breaks off the engagement. The twins move the soil for £10. Gail and Alma give the cafe a good clean. Curly makes Kimberley take the ring back, telling her he loves her. Derek is dismayed to find the soil has been piled up in the back garden. Curly is made assistant manager. Reg tells him he has a promising future if he remains single. Gail has a fall at the cafe and is rushed to hospital where Martin sees her arrive.moreless
  • Fri 29 Jun, 1990
    Fri 29 Jun, 1990
    Episode 77
    Gail worries about the food poisoning rumours. Vera is upset over Curly moving out. Gail rows with Ken for telling Percy it was the cafe which upset Steve. The health officer calls at the cafe. Jack begs Curly not to move out for Vera's sake. Curly decides to stay at No. 9. Derek is annoyed when his top soil doesn't turn up. The officer clears the cafe. Alma and Gail take the opportunity to clean up. A huge pile of top soil is dumped in the Wilton's drive.moreless
  • Wed 27 Jun, 1990
    Wed 27 Jun, 1990
    Episode 76
    Vera and Jack row over who's fault the previous row was. Derek decides he needs good quality soil for the garden. Kimberley snubs Vera at work. Mrs Jeffers asks Ken to keep his personal problems out of the school. Steve goes down with stomach ache. Andy jokes that it's from the food at the cafe. Ken tells Percy, who spreads the word. Alma and Gail ban Percy from the cafe. Vera worries that Curly thinks she's common. Jack comforts her. The Taylors offer Curly their spare room to rent.moreless
  • Mon 25 Jun, 1990
    Mon 25 Jun, 1990
    Episode 75
    Tracy is annoyed that Ken is teaching at her school. She is upset at the stick she is getting. Curly worries about the Taylors meeting the Duckworths. Ken apologises to Tracy for working at the school. Alf tells Audrey that she's down in the books as getting a salary, for tax purposes. He admits it's £2,000 a year. She calculates she's earned £10,000. She demands the money. Deirdre sees headmistress Mrs Jeffers. She advises Deirdre to take Tracy on a holiday. Alf gives Audrey a bank book. Tracy is delighted when Deirdre tells Dave that he can't come with them to Scarborough. Vera puts Jack on his best behaviour for the Taylors, but the strain is too much, they row and he ends up calling her a trollop in front of their guests.moreless
  • Fri 22 Jun, 1990
    Fri 22 Jun, 1990
    Episode 74
    Audrey tries to find out what Mike meant about the tax. Bet advises Jack to start treating Vera like a lady. Andy is kept behind at school for writing "KB + WC" on the blackboard. Vera arranges a meal between the Duckworths and Taylors. Audrey decides to go to the tax office. Liz tells Deirdre that Ken is teaching at the Comprehensive.moreless
  • Wed 20 Jun, 1990
    Wed 20 Jun, 1990
    Episode 73
    Jack hitchhikes from Wales. Bet tries to settle the feud with Deirdre. Deirdre tells her the house is still on the market. Steve stands up for Tracy when Andy picks on her at school. Alec puts the prices up to make up for the loss in sales. Tracy is astonished to find Ken teaching her class. Mike hints to Audrey that Alf is earning money on her tax. Jack returns home and lays into Vera about her fling with entertainment manager Lester. She rows about his drinking and lack of interest in her. Deirdre ventures into the Rovers and makes up with the Gilroys. Jack has to sleep on the sofa.moreless
  • Mon 18 Jun, 1990
    Mon 18 Jun, 1990
    Episode 72
    The Gilroys spend their last night in the Rovers. The residents row with the Brewery officials as they reclaim the pub. Bet, Alec, Betty and Tina are moved to the living quarters as a relief manager takes over the bar. Curly buys Kimberley an engagement ring. Cecil Newton turns up and puts a stop to his son's plans as regards Yankees, telling the Gilroys the Rovers is still theirs. As the regulars celebrate, Deirdre feels alone and an outcast. Vera returns alone from holiday, having left Jack in Wales.moreless
  • Fri 15 Jun, 1990
    Fri 15 Jun, 1990
    Episode 71
    Bet calls in Paul Rigby as chairman of the LVA. He tells them the licencees are all behind them but doesn't offer any firm help. Alf warns Deirdre she's losing votes. The national papers show an interest in the Rovers. Kimberley shows Curly her bottom drawer. Brenda presses him on buying a house. The Gilroys are served with a notice of forfeiture - the brewery are repossessing the pub.moreless
  • Wed 13 Jun, 1990
    Wed 13 Jun, 1990
    Episode 70
    Curly tells Kimberley to keep their engagement quiet - Reg wouldn't approve. Mark returns the necklace. The Gazette interviews the Gilroys but the photographer takes all the photos of Tina. Tracy is teased by the McDonalds at school. Deirdre refuses to give the Gazette an interview. Radio Weatherfield do a live interview with the Gilroys. The Ardens hear it and offer their support. Tim tells Alec legally he can trade for himself at the Rovers, and advises him to sell all he can before the brewery take charge of the pub again.moreless
  • Mon 11 Jun, 1990
    Mon 11 Jun, 1990
    Episode 69
    Kimberley tells Curly her parents aren't talking to her. Sally tells Jenny the truth about the necklace. Deirdre and Emily fall out over the house sale. Reg suspects Curly of making Kimberley pregnant. Alec takes Bet's advice and closes the Rovers. Flick refuses to try to get the necklace back. Relief manager Smedley is refused admittance by the Gilroys. Sally makes Mark buy the necklace for thirty-five pounds. The Rovers regulars climb over the back wall to be served. Curly tries to convince the Taylors his intentions are honourable and finds himself caught up in an engagement. Nigel is thrown out of the Rovers by Bet.moreless
  • Fri 8 Jun, 1990
    Fri 8 Jun, 1990
    Episode 68
    Kimberley spends the night in the Duckworth's bed, to Curly's disappointment. Bet thinks Alec could start up his agency again. He refuses and breaks down, telling her he wanted to provide a nice retirement for them. Sally thinks the necklace can't be the same one. Brenda Taylor catches Kimberley at No. 9 in her dressing gown. She refuses to believe nothing happened. Bet pleads with Deirdre not to sell. Deirdre refuses. Kimberley asks Curly to state his intentions to her parents. Mark refuses to discuss the necklace with Kevin. The residents send Jim and Mavis to see Nigel to put their case. Mark tells Kevin he found the necklace on the garage floor. Kevin tells him to get it back. Nigel refuses to listen to Mavis and Jim. Mavis tells him what she thinks of him. Mark discovers Flick has given the chain to a charity shop. Nigel accuses the Gilroys of being unhelpful and tells them they won't be getting a new pub. Bet threatens to strike.moreless
  • Wed 6 Jun, 1990
    Wed 6 Jun, 1990
    Episode 67
    The general consensus of opinion in the street is that Deirdre is stabbing everyone in the back by selling her house to the Brewery. The Quarryman's Rest has a ghost which is enough to convince Alec and Bet that they don't want to move there and when Alec appeals for support against the Brewery, Percy promises immediate action. The Duckworth's are away and Kimberley has told her Mother she is staying the night at her friend Alison's house, when really she and Curly are planning a night together alone but already Kimberley is regretting her decision to go against her principles. Felicity doesn't want the gold necklace Mark has given her.moreless
  • Mon 4 Jun, 1990
    Mon 4 Jun, 1990
    Episode 66
    Bet and Alec getting worked up about the possibility of Deirdre selling out to Newton & Ridleys and what they will do. They later find out that if they don't like the changes and increase in their rent the alternative is to move out to the Quarryman's Rest. Ivy gets her reference from Mike Baldwin and gets the Supervisor's job at Ingrams. Mark still trying unsuccessfully to get Flick to go out with him.moreless
  • Fri 1 Jun, 1990
    Fri 1 Jun, 1990
    Episode 65
    Ken tells Deirdre she'll be setting Tracy a bad example if she moves in with Dave. He tells her he doesn't believe she's had an offer. She tells him it's from the Brewery. Ivy goes for the job but needs a reference. Deirdre tells Dave she can't accept his offer of accommodation - she's not ready for that sort of relationship. Mike refuses to give Ivy a reference because of the travel bags. Curly and Kimberley plan a romantic evening but Vera plays gooseberry. Mark takes Flick out. Ken ventures into the Rovers. He tells Bet he's now a supply teacher and tells her about the Brewery buying No. 1.moreless
  • Wed 30 May, 1990
    Wed 30 May, 1990
    Episode 64
    Mark tells Kevin the girls threw him out. Tracy tells Deirdre she doesn't want to live with Dave. Mavis is cool towards Derek. Flick apologises to Mark for throwing him out. She is horrified when he asks her for a date. Don agrees to let Ivy go to work. The Wiltons make up, agreeing that man has sexual urges which should not be suppressed. Ivy tells Vera she's thinking of applying for the job of supervisor at Ingrams. Mark corners Flick into accepting another date. Tracy tells Ken Deirdre is selling up and moving in with Dave. She asks if she can move in with Ken.moreless
  • Fri 25 May, 1990
    Fri 25 May, 1990
    Episode 63
    Jenny and Flick try in vain to make Rod see he's not welcome. Tracy tells Deirdre she does not want to leave No. 1. The girls tell Rod they don't want him. He agrees to look for somewhere else. Vera plans a second honeymoon to a holiday camp in Pwillheli. The Wiltons buy a rustic bench. Steph invites Mavis to use her sun bed. Rod shows no sign of leaving No. 7. Mavis discovers Derek looking up to Steph's bedroom. She finds out Steph walks about in the nude. Mark threatens Rod with violence unless he leaves. Rod goes peacefully leaving the girls thinking Mark is an animal. Tracy overhears Dave inviting Deirdre to move in with him.moreless
  • Wed 23 May, 1990
    Wed 23 May, 1990
    Episode 62
    Deirdre doesn't tell the Gilroys about the Brewery's plans. The neighbours grow annoyed at Rod playing loud music. Deirdre turns down the offer, but is talked into a meeting with a Brewery boss. The Wiltons decide on a pond. Jenny and Flick realise neither of them fancy Rod. Derek catches sight of naked Steph. Nigel tells Deirdre and Dave that if she doesn't sell, the Rovers will stay as it is. She tells him she's not interested but he offers her £35,000.moreless
  • Mon 21 May, 1990
    Mon 21 May, 1990
    Episode 61
    Jenny demands Rod leaves but he charms her round. Mavis pushes Derek to sort the garden out. Rita is curious that Rod is staying. Deirdre fears the offer is from Jones. Rita tells Jenny Rod fancies Flick. Deirdre tells the estate agent that she will not sell the house until she knows who has made the offer. Jenny tells Flick she doesn't mind if Rod stays, causing Flick to think Jenny fancies Rod. Des warns Derek that from his garden he could see into the Barnes' bedroom where Steph walks about in the nude. The estate agent tells Deirdre the Brewery want her house to extend the Rovers.moreless
  • Fri 18 May, 1990
    Fri 18 May, 1990
    Episode 60
    Jenny refuses to let Flick allow Rod Whitworth to sleep on the sofa for a night. Jack refuses to discuss the bike incident with Jim. Bet is adamant she will not like the new Rovers. The police let the Duckworths and McDonalds off and PC Nailor buys the bike for £800. Alec tells Nigel the changes are off. Bet is delighted. The estate agent tells Deirdre the buyer is offering £30,000 for No. 1. Jenny discovers Rod installed at No. 7.moreless
  • Wed 16 May, 1990
    Wed 16 May, 1990
    Episode 59
    Deirdre tells Tracy that Ken will not be coming back. She receives a letter from an Estate Agent asking her to sell No. 1. Jenny rows with Flick about keeping the house tidy. Liz lets Jack sit on the bike. Martin thinks Gail should marry him. Nigel tells the Gilroys the refurbishments are to start next week. To get the bike out of his system, Jack is allowed to ride the bike. Vera insists on joining him. The police stop them for doing 40mph down a one way street and on a bike not taxed, insured and with no number plates.moreless
  • Mon 14 May, 1990
    Mon 14 May, 1990
    Episode 58
    Bet worries about the Brewery's plans for the Rovers. Nigel tells Alec they plan to turn the pub into a New York-type bar, called Yankees. Deirdre discovers Tracy put Dave off. She assures Dave she is not getting back with Ken. Jim manages to get the bike working, Jack jealously looks on. Bet tells the regulars about the plans, Nigel calls in to witness Percy in uproar. Gail tells Ivy about the abortion. Ivy orders Gail to marry Martin.moreless
  • Fri 11 May, 1990
    Fri 11 May, 1990
    Episode 57
    Vera is furious when Kimberley is promoted instead of her. Bet is appalled at the new plastic image planned for the Rovers. Tracy lies and tells Dave that Deirdre wants Ken back. Vera hears it was Curly who promoted Kimberley. Deirdre is stood up by Dave. Gail tells the Roberts and the Brennans that she is pregnant.moreless
  • Wed 9 May, 1990
    Wed 9 May, 1990
    Episode 56
    Nigel Ridley summons Alec to the Brewery. Gail prepares to tell Ivy and Audrey about the baby. Ivy feels Gail and Martin are going to announce their wedding plans. Deirdre avoids talking to Dave about their relationship. Alec tells Bet Nigel has a new image planned for the Rovers. The Duckworths entertain Reg. Vera wants to be promoted to check-out. Deirdre feels nothing has changed in her attitude towards Ken.moreless
  • Mon 7 May, 1990
    Mon 7 May, 1990
    Episode 55
    Dave takes Deirdre and Tracy out for the day. Reg gets to know the residents and chats Alma up. Gail isn't sure she's doing the right thing in having the baby. Deirdre is stunned when Wendy tells her she and Ken have split up. Liz is fed up with Jim spending all his time on the bike and neglecting his new job repairing televisions. Gail tells Nicky and Sarah Louise about the baby.moreless
  • Fri 4 May, 1990
    Fri 4 May, 1990
    Episode 54
    Gail tells Martin she could still have the abortion. Wendy tries to lift Ken out of depression. Martin says he'll run the cafe whilst Gail has the baby. Ken tells Wendy he made a mistake leaving Deirdre and is leaving. Reg Holdsworth moves into No. 15. Wendy desperately tries to get Ken to change his mind. Martin tries to convince Gail everything will be alright. Ken leaves Wendy.moreless
  • Wed 2 May, 1990
    Wed 2 May, 1990
    Episode 53
    At Victoria Station, Gail is shocked to see Martin. He tells her he's pleased with the news and doesn't want her to have an abortion. Wendy tries to help Ken find a job. Martin jumps onto the train with Gail and argues with her about the abortion. Dave loses his temper at Deirdre's reluctance to go out. Martin leaves Gail to go to the clinic. Gail returns, not having been to the clinic, she is bitter.moreless
  • Mon 30 Apr, 1990
    Mon 30 Apr, 1990
    Episode 52
    Gail is evasive with Martin about her Birmingham trip. Ken admits defeat to Wendy. Renee tells Reg her husband is after him. Alf agrees to rent the shop flat for Reg when Curly pays him the £80 he owes him. Kevin tells Martin about the baby. Archie Dodds mistakes Curly for Reg and punches him. Martin demands to know from Alma where Gail has gone.moreless
  • Fri 27 Apr, 1990
    Fri 27 Apr, 1990
    Episode 51
    Curly has the work done on the car. Reg arranges to transfer Renee to Bolton but tells Curly he has to tell her. Gail tells Alma she is not going to Birmingham but Liverpool to have an abortion. Alma tells her she has had one. Renee swears vengeance on Reg over the transfer. Deirdre entertains Dave to a meal. Ken rows with the Duckworths in the Rovers over the car. When Mike steps in, Ken hits him. A fight ensues and Mike lays into Ken. Deirdre and Dave share a passionate kiss.moreless
  • Wed 25 Apr, 1990
    Wed 25 Apr, 1990
    Episode 50
    Curly has taken the car to Kevin for repairs - it will be expensive. Ken is depressed about the car and job situation. Audrey is worried about Gail and Martin - she tells Don and Ivy to tread carefully. Alma asks Gail if anything's worrying her - Gail says not. Renee Dodds is pestering Reg. Kimberley informs Curly that someone is sleeping in the stockroom. Reg refuses to discuss the matter. Vera accuses Ken of fiddling Curly - Ken says the matter's closed. Vera tells him she won't give up. Dave asks Deirdre out for a meal. Gail tells Alma she's thinking of going to a trade show in Liverpool. Tracy is pleased Deirdre's going out with Dave. Curly discovers Reg is sleeping in the stockroom as his wife has thrown him out. Gail tells Sally she's going to have an abortion.moreless
  • Mon 23 Apr, 1990
    Mon 23 Apr, 1990
    Episode 49
    Curly's worried about the car he's brought from Ken - it refuses to start - even though Jack and Percy give helpful advice! Sally's pregnant - but she understands why Gail's not telling everyone - although she thinks Martin should be told. Gail is worried about the pregnancy. Jim is in the process of renovating the motorbike he's brought from Jack. Reg Holdsworth mistakenly thinks Curly has a drink problem. Curly tries to get money out of Ken to pay for car repairs but Ken insists the car is brought as sold. Deirdre refuses to go out with Dave but Dave says they'll go out when the jobs finished. They eventually go to the Rovers for a drink and cross paths with Mike. Martin hints to Sally and Kevin that it would be nice to have a baby - they wonder if Gail has told him.moreless
  • Fri 20 Apr, 1990
    Fri 20 Apr, 1990
    Episode 48
    Kevin feels scared but happy about the pregnancy. Vera takes half of Jack's bike money. Phyllis tells Percy he's got to fight for his job. Sally tells Audrey about the baby. Percy and Phyllis campaign for his reinstatement. Curly is worried as the car is obviously dodgy. Audrey lets it slip about the baby and everyone throws a party for the Websters in the Rovers. Gail tells Sally that she is pregnant as well but swears her to secrecy.moreless
  • Wed 18 Apr, 1990
    Wed 18 Apr, 1990
    Episode 47
    Kevin tries to get Sally interested in a foreign holiday. Jim tells Jack he is jealous of him restoring his old bike. Percy is sacked by the Council as he's too old. Curly agrees to buy Ken's car for £1,450. Ken doesn't tell him about the faults. Jack sells the bike to Jim for £150. Deirdre tells Percy he was sacked because he lied about his age. Sally tells Kevin she's pregnant.moreless
  • Mon 16 Apr, 1990
    Mon 16 Apr, 1990
    Episode 46
    Jack is forced to move the bike out of No. 9 and he stores it in the cellar of the Rovers. Dave takes the Barlows out. Ken and Wendy plan a romantic picnic. Rita moves into the flat at No. 10. Ken's car breaks down, Kevin tells him it will cost £250 to repair. Ken tells Wendy he can't afford it. Audrey discovers Alf and Rita sharing a bottle of wine. Jenny and Flick are stood up. Bet, Mavis, Emily, Flick and Jenny force Rita to have a flat warming. Alec confronts Jack in the cellar with his bike.moreless
  • Fri 13 Apr, 1990
    Fri 13 Apr, 1990
    Episode 45
    Rita moves into the new Kabin. Ken finds Wendy drinking with Lucas. Lucas tells her Ken is a loser. Vera discovers the bath is full of gunk. Dave arranges to take Deirdre and Tracy out. Rita locks the door to the old Kabin on Rosamund Street for the very last time.moreless
  • Wed 11 Apr, 1990
    Wed 11 Apr, 1990
    Episode 44
    Audrey is jealous as Alf tries to help Rita. Ken goes to an Employment Agency. Alf helps Rita choose a new bed. Ken finds the agency has nothing for him. He is interviewed by an old pupil who suggests he goes back to teaching. Audrey catches Alf and Rita on a showbed together. Jack ruins Vera's mac by covering the bike with it. Wendy thinks Ken should teach. He tells her she doesn't know him very well.moreless
  • Mon 9 Apr, 1990
    Mon 9 Apr, 1990
    Episode 43
    Wendy is anxious that Ken gets on with her stepmother. Deirdre enjoys Dave's company. Sylvia Crozier senses the bad atmosphere between Ken and Wendy. They have a row in front of her. Wendy feels his obsession with Deirdre and Tracy is ruining their relationship. Rita starts stocking her new shop. Vera is upset to find bike bits all over the house.moreless
  • Fri 6 Apr, 1990
    Fri 6 Apr, 1990
    Episode 42
    Steph tells Sally she and Des have made up. Jack tries to borrow money, in vain. Wendy is adamant that Ken must meet her mother. Jack steals Vera's time clock. Dave starts decorating Deirdre's kitchen. Rita decides the time has come for her to move out of No. 7. Tracy takes the news of Ken's broken weekend well. Jack swaps Vera's clock for a 1957 motorbike.moreless
  • Wed 4 Apr, 1990
    Wed 4 Apr, 1990
    Episode 41
    Jenny and Flick move into No. 7 and can't wait for Rita to move out. Dave offers to give Deirdre an estimate for the redecoration of the kitchen. Ken assures Deirdre he will not fight for custody of Tracy - for Tracy's sake. Sally tells Steph that Des tried to arrange a date with her. Ken forgets that Wendy's mother is coming when he has arranged to see Tracy. Steph throws Des out. Sally thinks she went too far.moreless
  • Mon 2 Apr, 1990
    Mon 2 Apr, 1990
    Episode 40
    Mavis is upset over burying Harriet next to a cat at the cemetery and agrees to having her buried in the back garden. Kevin convinces Sally he does not fancy Steph. Tracy entertains the twins and cooks chips. The pan catches light and they are rescued by joiner Dave Barton, but the kitchen is gutted. Sally threatens to get her own back on Steph. Ken is furious that Tracy was left on her own and rows with Deirdre.moreless
  • Fri 30 Mar, 1990
    Fri 30 Mar, 1990
    Episode 39
    Sally accuses Kevin of doing all sorts with Steph. Mavis refuses to let Derek bury Harriet in the garden as she wants a proper funeral in a pet cemetery. Sally refuses to talk to Steph. Ken admits to Deirdre he doesn't have a job. To keep his side of the bet, Des walks into the Rovers minus his trousers. Sally refuses to let Kevin sleep with her.moreless
  • Wed 28 Mar, 1990
    Wed 28 Mar, 1990
    Episode 38
    Derek and Mavis move out of the Kabin flat and into No. 4. Percy tells the Wiltons that Harriet looks distressed by the move. Wendy tells Mike Ken doesn't work for the Gazette anymore. The Wilton's romantic meal is ruined by the loud music from the Barnes' party. Kevin isn't happy about being at the party. Derek complains about the music and ends up staying to the party. Steph lures Kevin upstairs where she shaves off his moustache. Mavis is horrified to find Harriet dead in her cage. Sally is horrified to see Kevin minus moustache.moreless
  • Mon 26 Mar, 1990
    Mon 26 Mar, 1990
    Episode 37
    Steph plans to get Kevin drunk at the party. Kevin refuses to go to the party. Percy refuses to accept Alec's apologises. On Alec's orders, Jack takes Percy out in the wheelchair. Ken refuses to go to the job centre. Percy is left outside the betting shop whilst Jack enjoys himself. Steph cancels the party as Kevin refuses to attend but everyone persuades Kevin to change his mind. Steph bets Des that she can shave Kevin's moustache off.moreless
  • Fri 23 Mar, 1990
    Fri 23 Mar, 1990
    Episode 36
    Kevin refuses to flirt with Steph - he's staying true to Sally. Don is fined £50 for assault and has to pay costs. Lucas tells Ken he won't intervene with his job - he hasn't got one. Percy discovers the lack of wheelchair facilities in the Street. Ken is angry when he discovers Wendy has been given his job. Steph announces a housewarming party. Percy complains about wheelchair access in the Rovers. Alec loses his temper and bars him and his wheelchair to everyone's horror.moreless
  • Wed 21 Mar, 1990
    Wed 21 Mar, 1990
    Episode 35
    Des thinks Steph teasing Kevin is a good joke. Mavis is excited about her move to No. 4. Don worries about his court case. Kevin can't cope with Steph's flirting. Editor of the Gazette free sheet Jeff Richmond tells Ken he is spending too much time on personal business. Ken accuses him of blocking all his ideas and threatens to resign. Jeff accepts his resignation. Percy worries that he has lost his lollipop job for good. Ken decides to talk to Lucas about his job.moreless
  • Mon 19 Mar, 1990
    Mon 19 Mar, 1990
    Episode 34
    Steph thinks Kevin fancies her and starts to flirt with him for a joke. Tracy tells Ken she wants him to come home. Percy sets his bedroom up in the front room. Ken brings Tracy home, to Deirdre's delight. Steph squeezes Kevin's thigh in the Rovers.
  • Fri 16 Mar, 1990
    Fri 16 Mar, 1990
    Episode 33
    Tracy arrives on Wendy's doorstep and Ken decides she can stay the night while Deirdre is away. Deirdre is furious when Emily phones to tell her and she decides to break off her trip to come home. Percy is discharged early from hospital and Emily is alarmed to find he might need personal chores doing. The Barnes have a good night out with the Websters and Steph thinks Kevin is nice. Mark Casey reckons Steph is faster than her hubby's car. Deirdre arrives at Wendy's to take Tracy home but she refuses to leave and Deidre goes away alone.moreless
  • Wed 14 Mar, 1990
    Wed 14 Mar, 1990
    Episode 32
    Percy, with broken ankle, takes charge of the ward. Deirdre goes to Harrogate. Ivy wants a job. Don receives his court summons. Des asks Kevin to place a £500 bet on a horse. Emily discovers Tracy on the phone to Wendy. Sally is cross about the bet until Kevin produces his winnings of £100. Tracy runs away from Emily.moreless
  • Mon 12 Mar, 1990
    Mon 12 Mar, 1990
    Episode 31
    Deirdre is suspicious of Tracy's every move. Tina goes to Cyprus. Deirdre agrees to discuss access with Ken when she comes back from Harrogate. Phyllis wins a trip for two to Holland at bingo. Percy slips on her shopping when her bag splits. Sally arranges a night out with the Barnes to Kevin's annoyance. Don discovers Mike is Ingram's sales rep. Percy is taken to hospital. Kevin is surprised by the fact he likes the Barnes'. Don announces in the Rovers that Mike is now just a salesman.moreless
  • Fri 9 Mar, 1990
    Fri 9 Mar, 1990
    Episode 30
    Alf infers Deirdre is slacking on the Council. Tina tells Eddie he's a louse and she's better off without him. Deirdre plans to go on Council business to Harrogate. She arranges for Tracy to be looked after by Emily. Ivy asks Mike for a job, he snubs her. Tina finally breaks down. Mike changes his mind and tells Ivy he'll keep his eyes open. Don is amazed that Ivy has asked him for a job. Tina bounces back by cutting her wedding cake in the Rovers.moreless
  • Wed 7 Mar, 1990
    Wed 7 Mar, 1990
    Episode 29
    Tina buys her wedding dress. Alma spreads it about that Mike is going to be Ingram's partner. Deirdre, Emily, Bet, Vera, Sally, Natalie - Tina's flat mate - Betty, Gail, Liz and Ivy form Tina's hen party in the Rovers. Mike has to sign a contract swearing not to use Ingram's contacts for five years. Tracy goes behind Deirdre's back to phone Ken. Vera is certain that Tina is pregnant. Eddie arrives during the party to tell Tina that he can't marry her as he's marrying Marie.moreless
  • Mon 5 Mar, 1990
    Mon 5 Mar, 1990
    Episode 28
    Alec is shocked to discover he and Bet are paying for Tina's reception. Tracy visits Wendy and likes her. Alma slags Gail off and threatens to buy her out. Deirdre is angry with Tracy for seeing Wendy. Marie asks Eddie to be reasonable. Mike is offered a job by Ingram - as sales rep.moreless
  • Fri 2 Mar, 1990
    Fri 2 Mar, 1990
    Episode 27
    Mike accuses Percy and Don of reporting him. Tracy agrees to go out with Ken. Tina shows off her engagement ring. Marie tells her she had post-natal depression and wants her baby back, even if it means going to court. Gail admits she reported Mike. Deirdre drags Tracy away from Ken when she sees Wendy is in the car. Mike tells Alma he's finished in the rag trade. Alma blames Gail. Eddie books the wedding for 9th March. Alf and Audrey celebrate leaving the Street. Tracy tells Deirdre she's going to see Ken whether she likes it or not.moreless
  • Wed 28 Feb, 1990
    Wed 28 Feb, 1990
    Episode 26
    Derek confronts Victor. Victor confesses his love for Mavis. Marie discovers Tina doesn't have a baby. Victor promises never to see Mavis again and gets drunk with Derek on homemade wine. Bet lets Marie see Jamie. The Health and Safety inspector arrives to check Mike's 'factory'. Ken asks Deirdre if he can see Tracy. Marie pleads with Eddie to let her have Jamie. Derek arrives home with the news he now runs PPP as Victor has left the area to Darlington. Marie threatens Eddie with a solicitor. Mike is told he will have to close the factory. Eddie proposes to Tina in order to provide a good home for Jamie. She accepts.moreless
  • Mon 26 Feb, 1990
    Mon 26 Feb, 1990
    Episode 25
    Derek throws Victor out. He tells Mavis he wants a divorce. Audrey prepares a special 'leaving flat' meal. Rita assures Derek that Mavis was being naive and is not unfaithful. Marie turns up and tells Eddie she wants Jamie. Derek tells Mavis he knows she is an innocent and he's going to resign. Maria hears a baby crying in the Rovers, Tina says it's hers.moreless
  • Fri 23 Feb, 1990
    Fri 23 Feb, 1990
    Episode 24
    Derek goes to Bedford. Audrey learns from Jones that he has not sold the shop to anyone. Derek tries to contact Mavis or Victor by phone, when he fails he decides to return to Weatherfield. Audrey discovers Jack was lying and makes him apologise to Alf. Tina hides Jamie at the Rovers. Derek arrives home to find Victor massaging Mavis' foot trying to cure a headache.moreless
  • Wed 21 Feb, 1990
    Wed 21 Feb, 1990
    Episode 23
    Derek tries to interest Bettabuys in PPP products to no avail. Jenny tells Rita she and Flick are moving out of halls. Jack kids Alf that an open-all-hours grocer called Patel is buying the shop opposite the Rovers. Victor assigns Derek to an overnight job in Bedford. Rita offers Jenny and Flick the tenancy on No. 7 when she moves - they agree. Alf tells Audrey they can't move and will have to open later to compete with Patel. The Barnes return from honeymoon. Marie's brother Carl threatens Eddie unless Marie gets Jamie back.moreless
  • Mon 19 Feb, 1990
    Mon 19 Feb, 1990
    Episode 22
    The cafe customers complain about the dust and noise. Rita discovers Jenny has locked herself in her room. Alf and Audrey go house hunting. Rita persuades Jenny to open her door. Jenny breaks down and they make up. Alf secures the house on Grassmere Drive for £3,000 less than the asking price. Victor leaves Derek to take possession of a guard dog whilst he has tea with Mavis. Eddie worries that Jamie's mother Marie is after him. Derek is trapped by the Alsatian. When he frees himself he tells Mavis that Victor is trying to seduce her.moreless
  • Fri 16 Feb, 1990
    Fri 16 Feb, 1990
    Episode 21
    Alma spends the day supervising the machinists. Gail is harassed with Martin at the hospital and Alma in the machine room. Victor takes Mavis to lunch whilst Derek reps. Flick gets no response from Jenny. Gail threatens to sell out of the cafe unless Alma finds help at the cafe. Rita goes off to see Jenny. Derek discovers Mavis has had lunch with Victor.moreless
  • Wed 14 Feb, 1990
    Wed 14 Feb, 1990
    Episode 20
    Mavis receives a Valentine card. Mike advertises for workers, he takes Josie on. Gail is annoyed by the way Mike has taken over the cafe flat. Des and Steph go on their honeymoon to Majorca. Derek tells Mavis he didn't send her the card. Martin gets a job as porter in Weatherfield General. Felicity Khan tells Rita she is worried about Jenny's state of mind. Victor is embarrassed to discover Derek knows he sent the card to Mavis.moreless
  • Mon 12 Feb, 1990
    Mon 12 Feb, 1990
    Episode 19
    Derek is agitated about moving out of the Kabin flat as Rita is selling up. Maurice tells Audrey the new house is for his daughter. Victor uses Derek as a chauffeur. Derek is humiliated when Victor gives Mavis a lift. Ingram tells Ivy the order has been cancelled. Mike tells Alma he wants her flat as a machine room. Just wed, Des and Steph Barnes move into No. 6, rowing over his drunkenness.moreless
  • Fri 9 Feb, 1990
    Fri 9 Feb, 1990
    Episode 18
    Derek discovers he has to be warehouse boy as well as sales rep. Liz is despondent that Johnny has given the job up in favour of Jim. Maurice starts moving furniture into No. 6. Audrey thinks it's for his mistress. Ivy worries as illness stops production. Johnny warns Jim that Liz will leave him if he stays in the army. Johnny leaves. Derek is humiliated by his new position. Jim tells Liz he is leaving the army for good. Mike undercuts Ingram and takes the bag order from the travel company.moreless
  • Wed 7 Feb, 1990
    Wed 7 Feb, 1990
    Episode 17
    Jim resigns himself to losing the job to Johnny. Mike discovers his travel bag order has been cancelled. Rita feels she would like to move out of No. 7 as it's full of bad memories. Mike is outraged to discover his workers have undercut him. Derek is taken on by Victor. Liz tells one time lover Johnny about Jim wanting the job and how she doesn't want him to have it. Johnny gives the job up. Rita decides to buy the shop and flat opposite Alf's.moreless
  • Mon 5 Feb, 1990
    Mon 5 Feb, 1990
    Episode 16
    Don encourages Ivy to form a workers' cooperative, undercutting Mike. Audrey refuses to let Alf buy one of the new houses - she wants to move away from the street. Derek agrees to see Victor after a hard day at the job centre. Marg, Josie and Emily join the co-op. Johnny arrives at No. 11. Ingram gives the co-op the order for one thousand bags. Johnny tells Jim he is going after the recruitment job.moreless
  • Fri 2 Feb, 1990
    Fri 2 Feb, 1990
    Episode 15
    Derek goes for an interview, selling beds. Liz reminds Jim that he promised to leave the army. Eddie returns. Mavis goes behind Derek's back to meet Victor. Jim announces his old pal Johnny Johnson is coming to stay. Derek doesn't get the job. Ivy completes the order and swears not to work for Mike again. Victor offers Derek - via Mavis - a job at his recycled paper business - Pendlebury's Paper Products. Derek refuses it. Mike lands another order for the travel bags.moreless
  • Wed 31 Jan, 1990
    Wed 31 Jan, 1990
    Episode 14
    Mavis receives a postcard from Victor. Ingram discovers Mike doesn't have a factory anymore. Don tells him about the outworkers. Alec discovers the hooligans have been released from jail. Ingram is amused to see Mike at a machine. Mike assures him the order will be completed in time. Jim tells Liz he is thinking of enrolling into army recruitment. Victor appears at the Kabin and arranges a meeting with Mavis. Mike asks Alma to lend him some money to pay his outworkers.moreless
  • Mon 29 Jan, 1990
    Mon 29 Jan, 1990
    Episode 13
    Alma has enough of being a machinist. Josie refuses to work for Mike anymore. Derek helps out at the Kabin, and muddles Mavis up. Ivy and Josie agree to work for Mike for double money, he is still making a big profit. Victoria is touched to see Alec with Jamie.
  • Fri 26 Jan, 1990
    Fri 26 Jan, 1990
    Episode 12
    Mike's machining interferes with his neighbour's appliances. Tina returns alone and takes Jamie back. Mike asks Ivy to be an outworker for him. Don orders him out of the house. Tina reveals Eddie is in a French jail for being a football hooligan. The Residents Association threatens Mike with legal action. Josie reveals she is working for Mike as he told her Ivy is. Bet takes Tina and Jamie in as Alec invites Victoria over.moreless
  • Wed 24 Jan, 1990
    Wed 24 Jan, 1990
    Episode 11
    Sally and Kevin like looking after Jamie. Alf gives her the day off to look after him when he cries in the shop. Mike starts making the bags in his flat. Sally is upset when a woman moves Jamie whilst she is shopping as a dog upsets him. Jim prepares to return to the Army. Mike hires machines from Ingrams to make up the samples. He wins the order and tells Alma he has to make another thousand.moreless
  • Mon 22 Jan, 1990
    Mon 22 Jan, 1990
    Episode 10
    Jim finds it hard being in civvy street. Sandra apologises to Alec for her behaviour and tells him he can keep in touch with them, especially Victoria who likes him. Mike asks Peter Ingram for any work he can take off his hands. He agrees to make up some travel bags for him. Sally takes Jamie in so Tina and Eddie can go away. Tina is alarmed to find it a football trip they're going on. Alma worries about Mike's travel bags plan.moreless
  • Fri 19 Jan, 1990
    Fri 19 Jan, 1990
    Episode 9
    Alma stuns her friends by announcing she is moving in with Mike. Bet visits Sandra and tells her Alec is upset. Sandra refuses to listen to her. Alma moves in with Mike. Eddie tells Tina the French trip is off as he has to look after Jamie. Alec accuses Bet of meddling in his affairs.moreless
  • Wed 17 Jan, 1990
    Wed 17 Jan, 1990
    Episode 8
    Alec plans a big meal for Sandra and Tim. Joe confesses to stealing the cab, but Don's assault charge still holds. Mike invites Alma to move in. Sandra tells Alec she wants him out of her life. He is heartbroken.
  • Mon 15 Jan, 1990
    Mon 15 Jan, 1990
    Episode 7
    Don lies in wait outside a block of flats for Joe Egerton, the lad who stole his taxi. He arrives with two friends and a scuffle breaks out, however, when the police arrive Joe accuses Don of assaulting him. Ivy is worried when Don fails to arrive home. Ken and Wendy argue when he explains to her that he will have to sell his paper in order to pay Deirdre off. He is embarrasses when he arrives at house to discover that Deidre has changed the locks and he can't get in. Eddie asks Tina to go to France with him. Alec phones his daughter and asks her and the family round to dinner. Mike's accountant tells him that he'll have to start up business again from scratch if he wants to make money.moreless
  • Fri 12 Jan, 1990
    Fri 12 Jan, 1990
    Episode 6
    Alec discovers Sandra is too busy to talk to him. Don sees one of the cab thieves. He gives chase but loses the youth. Bet tells Alec that Sandra doesn't want to know him but he doesn't believe her. Ken tells Wendy he's selling the Recorder. Don waits in his cab for the youth.moreless
  • Wed 10 Jan, 1990
    Wed 10 Jan, 1990
    Episode 5
    Mike offers help to Deirdre, and tells her he's sorry. Bet and Alec get dressed up for Sandra's party only to find it's a casual affair. Bet is annoyed at being called Vicki's grandma. Don is told he can collect his car. Don feels the police think he was involved in the hit-and-run. Although Alec is enjoying himself, Bet overhears Sandra telling Tim she doesn't want to have Alec about the place. Ken's accountant advises him to sell the Recorder.moreless
  • Mon 8 Jan, 1990
    Mon 8 Jan, 1990
    Episode 4
    Bet is worried about meeting Sandra. Ted Lucas, editor of the Gazette offers to buy the Recorder. Alec assures Bet he loves her. Wendy is pleased when Ken refuses to sell to Lucas. Ivy is annoyed that Don was in a Betting shop when the cab was stolen. Deirdre tells Ken she'll settle for the house. He pleads with her to accept maintenance. Tracy tells Ken she hates him and flies at him.moreless
  • Fri 5 Jan, 1990
    Fri 5 Jan, 1990
    Episode 3
    Alec discovers Sandra lives in a massive Cheshire house. The police find the cab but keep it. Alec meets Sandra, husband Tim and granddaughter Victoria. Sandra is shocked to see him. Don discovers the cab was involved in a hit-and-run. Wendy secures the Council ads from the Gazette. Deirdre demands half the house and half the business from Ken. Alec tells Bet they are invited to Sandra's birthday party.moreless
  • Wed 3 Jan, 1990
    Wed 3 Jan, 1990
    Episode 2
    Alec decides to contact his ex-wife. Wendy helps Ken get the Recorder out. Tracy is upset to see them together. Sally arranges a meeting between Jenny and Rita but Jenny refuses to talk to Rita. Alec gets Sandra's address from ex-wife Joyce. Don's taxi is stolen whilst he's in a betting shop.moreless
  • Mon 1 Jan, 1990
    Mon 1 Jan, 1990
    Episode 1
    As the residents see in New Year, Deirdre realises Ken has spent the day with Wendy. She throws him out. Alec tells Bet he wants to find his daughter. Jim agrees to pay the excess on the new window with Alf claiming the rest on the insurance. Steve and Andy donate their Christmas money. Tracy tries to contact Ken at Wendy's to no avail. Wendy takes Ken in. Alf and Jim make up as the twins send a JCB crashing into the corner shop, smashing the window.moreless