Janice persuades Kelly to join the girls on Leanne's night out. Eileen agrees to put Lloyd up as he vacates the flat. Charlie doesn't return from his night out until the morning and Tracy is seething. He is convinced he is in for an earful but she is surprisingly calm and insists that she has no problem with him staying out. Steve struggles to get his business back off the ground. Lloyd is determined to do the same and interrupts a car deal that Steve is doing in the street but Eileen is sick and tired of the pair fighting each other and bangs their heads together before heading off to London to leave them to sort it out. Charlie thinks he has got away with his night out whilst he is in the bath, Tracy writes him a note with instructions on how to cook his tea and Amy’s bedtime routine. With a smile on her face she slips out of the flat leaving the unsuspecting Charlie holding the baby. Bev is feeling guilty for muscling in on Shelley’s territory, but Fred insists she is worrying unnecessarily and a change of scene won’t do Shelley any harm. Meanwhile, Shelley is starting to look forward to leaving Weatherfield and her memories behind. Ashley, Claire and Josh return refreshed from their holiday but the cheery mood dissipates when Ashley opens a letter from the court about arranging a home visit with Matt. Sean is playing Cupid with Adam and Joanne. Charlie congratulates Tracy on getting one over him and next day Tracy is trying to butter Charlie up to persuade him to babysit so she can attend the family party. Charlie is having none of it and gets his own back by slipping out to the pub whilst she is in the bathroom. Furious Tracy heads to the Rovers and asks him to look after Amy - Shelley has overheard the entire thing and when Charlie refuses she can’t help but worry that Amy has been left home alone. Adam gives Sean internet site details and a laptop to start his family search. The factory girls are a bit wary about Leanne’s plans to take them all out for the night but with free drink on offer they aren’t about to complain. Leanne is determined to show that she is one of the girls but things don’t go quite as she had hoped when she overhears the girls talking about her morals and dubious past. In Eileen’s absence, Liz takes up the challenge of getting Lloyd and Steve to see sense over the cab firm. Steve reluctantly apologises for sleeping with Kelly and the two men are forced to accept that there is no room for two cab firms on the street. They agree to a partnership but on more equal terms this time. Sean starts his internet search. Shelley, worried about Amy, calls at the flat. Getting no reply to her calls, she spots Steve and tells him that his daughter is home alone.
Writer: |Damon Rochefort|Mark Wadlow|