World war 3 has broken out between David Platt and Gary Windass. Gary speaks to Jason who fills him in on some interesting information about David's history and all the scrapes he's been involved in. Armed with some serious ammo he sets about trying to wind David up and succeeds despite Tina begging David to ignore his childish antics. After suffering a day of antagonism David finally flips and punches Gary – a brawl ensues and Tina tries to stop it but Gary gets the better of David and knocks him to the ground. Maria calls at the factory to apologise to Tony for wrongly accusing him of killing Jed but Carla is intrigued when Maria can't resist a dig about Tony evicting the old man. Later Carla decides to pay Emily a visit to try and find out exactly what went on and she's surprised when Emily reveals that the previous day, she hadn't seen him seen Christmas Eve-the same time Jed disappeared! Ken takes Eccles for another walk along the canal and once more bumps into Martha who invites him for lunch on the barge. He discovers that she is appearing in a local production of A Streetcar Named Desire and asks him if he would mind helping her with her lines. As Ken sits enraptured it is clear that Martha is worlds away from his problems back in Weatherfield. Elsewhere Janice gets the shock of her life when she sneaks out of the hospital for a crafty fag with her new mate Mike.