Chris tells Sean they need to put up a united front over Tate Haulage's involvement in the accident. He suggests that Laura, as a lawyer, should put the company's case to the Department of Transport Inspectors. But will she be able to convince them that they were not responsible? Loves young dreams, Donna and Marc are having problems finding time to spend together. But when Ollie tells him that she is going out, he seizes the opportunity. Marc tells his sister that he won't be able to leave the house because he has too much homework and with the family out of the way, he invites Donna over. And it's not long before they are doing more than homework! But, their moment of teenage passion is broken when Ollie walks in unannounced and is appalled to find her brother and best friend in a clinch. Lisa confides to Roy that she feels that she may have been responsible for the bus crash. But she is unaware that their conversation has been overheard by Nellie. Eric confronts Sam and accuses him of stealing his wallet. He protests his innocence, but Eric refuses to let the matter rest, and reports the theft to the police.


Regular cast

Guest cast



  • First appearances of Cain, Charity and Shadrach Dingle.
  • This was an one-hour episode. Unlike usual hour-long episodes, which are two episodes merged, this one was produced as one long episode.
  • This episode features an extended version of the theme song due to a longer cast list.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,380,000 viewers (11th place).
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