- 1 Mon 2 Jan, 1967
Stan refuses to do general maintenance in a mill for £9 a week as he's on £8 10/- on the dole. He refuses a labouring job with Len because it's raining. Ena can't afford coal so she and Vera go cold. Minnie applies for a supplementary pension and advises Ena to do so - getting £4 10/- a week and rent paid. Secretly, Ena is interviewed by the social security. She is told she'll get £5 a week as her rent is free. She is convinced that she is entitled to it. Irma refuses Hilda tick until Stan gets a job. The social man, Mr Hale, says Vera can have £3 19/-. The Labour stop Stan's dole as he keeps refusing jobs.
Air Date: 1967-01-02
- 2 Mon 9 Jan, 1967
Stan doesn't tell Hilda about the lack of money as she worries about the bills. Vera believes the doctor has told Ena what's wrong with her. She asks Ena to swear she doesn't know on the Bible. Ena refuses. Vera is sure she's going to die. Stan spends all his money on drink. Elsie tells Hilda and Irma that the dole has been stopped. Ena tells Jack about Vera's brain tumour, she doesn't know whether or not to tell Vera.
Air Date: 1967-01-09
- 3 Wed 11 Jan, 1967
Hilda threatens to throw Stan out if he doesn't get a job. Ena asks Len to get the police to find Vera's husband. He says they can't as it's not an emergency. Stan gets a job shifting coal at the sidings for Howarths. Ena is secretly pleased when Vera splashes out on a new coat. Elsie is puzzled by a strange man in the Rovers.
Air Date: 1967-01-11
- 4 16 Jan 1967
The Social Security agree to trace Bob Lomax. Elsie's strange man, Percy Bridge, hangs around the Rovers looking for work. The residents worry that the unemployment situation will get like the depression. Percy tells Elsie it was he who pulled Paul from the canal. Ena reaches breaking point as Vera accuses her of not caring for her. Elsie gives Percy £2 as a reward. Vera dies in Ena's bed.
Air Date: 1967-01-16
- 5 Wed 18 Jan, 1967
The residents collect for a wreath. Bob Lomax is informed. David and Irma advertise their flat. Percy goes after it to Irma's annoyance. Minnie, Jack and Albert go to Vera's funeral with Ena. The Barlows refuse to let Percy have the flat after he turns up with a ferret. Bob and Colin turn up at the funeral to everyone's surprise. Len agrees to let Dennis decorate his house. Someone else arrives to view the flat - Emily Nugent.
Air Date: 1967-01-18
- 6 Wed 23 Jan, 1967
Dennis sets about decorating Len's living room. Emily has persuaded her sisters to have their father in turn and has returned to Gamma Garments after a proposition from Mr. Papagopolous. Percy accepts more money from Elsie. Dennis makes a good job of his decorating. Emily asks Dennis to be the Gamma Guy - running the men's section of the new Gamma boutique. He tells her he's happy working for Len. Elsie tells Len that she owes Percy much. Emily wants Lucille to work at Gamma in the new teenager section. Annie is keen to get her out of the factory. A distracted Dennis starts a fire when his blowtorch ignites some paint and rags. As the fire rages Dennis phones for a fire engine.
Air Date: 1967-01-23
- 7 Wed 25 Jan, 1967
Dennis tries to get the fire under control but the curtains catch light. The firemen deal with the fire and have to spray under the floorboards. Dennis resigns from the Yard before Len can sack him. Annie wants Lucille to work at Gamma but she refuses. Dave Smith tells Irma he's thinking of opening a new betting shop in the area. She refuses to sell the shop to him. Dennis asks Emily for the Gamma job and against her better judgment she gives it to him. Dave tells Len it was him who pulled Paul out of the canal.
Air Date: 1967-01-25
- 8 Mon 30 Jan, 1967
Len refuses to believe Dave saved Paul. Percy tells Elsie his old landlady is holding his clothes as he owes her rent. Elsie gives him money for his rent, watched by Len and Jerry. Ena and Albert clean up Len's house. Emily asks Dennis to work on Lucille. Elsie accuses Dave of lying. She is sure Percy saved Paul. Dennis wins Lucille over with talk of cut price gear. Len and Elsie get Dave and Percy together in the Rovers to discover the fraud. Emily offers Lucille £8 a week and commission of 6d in the pound. Lucille agrees to take the job. Dave produces Paul's cap as proof. Elsie is disgusted and Len throws Percy out after retrieving her money. Elsie says thank you to Dave.
Air Date: 1967-01-30
- 9 Wed 1 Feb, 1967
Dennis arranges for Miss Weatherfield to open the New Gamma. Emily asks Len to perform the ceremony. Len offers Stan Dennis' old job. He takes it for £14 a week. The residents gossip as Elsie's friendship with Dave deepens. Len agrees to open Gamma leaving Dennis to find the 10 guineas to pay off Miss Weatherfields. Two thugs, Phil Ferguson and Eric Briggs, cut up rough at the Betting Shop, annoying Ernie. Stan's back goes on his first day at the Yard.
Air Date: 1967-02-01
- 10 Wed 27 Dec, 1967
Stan goes into hospital for observation, and loves every minute. Albert puts a bet on for Minnie at the betting shop and is harrassed by the thugs. Len and Miss Weatherfield both open Gamma. Dave takes Elsie to a concert. Eric hits Phil when he refuses to share his winnings. Albert tries to stop them and is knocked to the floor by Eric.
Air Date: 1967-12-27
- 11 Wed 8 Feb, 1967
Dave takes a shocked Albert home. Val insists he stays at No.9. Dennis and Lucille get depressed due to the lack of customers. Ernie refuses to get involved with the incident and identify the thugs. Albert plays up to Val. Ena thinks the betting shop should be closed. Dennis and Lucille find Emily too dated in her approach. Dennis decides he'll make her a new woman.
Air Date: 1967-02-08
- 12 Mon 13 Feb, 1967
Dave gives Albert, via Elsie, £25 compensation. Dennis is stunned when Emily accuses him of not being hip. Albert refuses the money. He thinks Dave is bribing him to keep quiet. Elsie advises Dave to find the thugs and settle things publicly. Elsie tries to make Emily realise she's too stuck-in-the-mud and is not encouraging the young mods to shop at Gamma. Stan is discharged from hospital as there is nothing wrong with him. Ena is infuriated to discover Dave offered Albert money.
Air Date: 1967-02-13
- 13 Wed 15 Feb, 1967
Emily entrusts herself into Elsie's hands to create her new image. Ena discovers that Dave has to apply to have his licence renewed in April. She starts a petition to get the shop closed down. Stan shows Len a doctor's note saying he can't do any heavy work. Emily has beauty treatment but feels tartified and not at all herself. Albert takes Ena's advice and contacts the police. Dave is angry to discover Len has signed the petition as 'Councillor'. Elsie accuses Len of being jealous of her and Dave.
Air Date: 1967-02-15
- 14 Mon 20 Feb, 1967
Stan gets bored of being the Yard secretary. Emily is still not sure about her appearance. Stan does his back in again when he shifts some scaffolding. Len tells the residents he can't lead the fight against Dave because in court it will look like a personal vendetta over Elsie. Elsie tells Dennis that Emily's image would change if she was trying to attract a man. Len realises he has to back his voters. Elsie tells him she doesn't care about her reputation. Lucille thinks she's got the ideal man for Emily. Elsie asks Dave not to make a fool of Len in court. He agrees. Hilda massages Stan until he is better. Dave swears to keep the thugs out of the shop if Len will get Ena to drop the petition.
Air Date: 1967-02-20
- 15 Wed 22 Feb, 1967
Val can't cope with Albert and the twins all day. Lucille plans to match-make between Emily and Brian Thomas. Brian tells Lucille he's still in love with Val. Dave bars Eric and Phil but they refuse to leave. His heavies persuade them not to hang around anymore.
Air Date: 1967-02-22
- 16 Mon 27 Feb, 1967
Val and Irma are surprised when Brian comes to call for Emily. Emily enjoys his innocence. Val decides Albert will have to go. Ena withdraws the petition. Albert leaves No.9 of his own accord after giving Val flowers. Elsie tells Dennis she's going to stay with Linda but really goes away with Dave. Brian admits he's fallen in love with Emily.
Air Date: 1967-02-27
- 17 Wed 1 Mar, 1967
Dennis worries that Brian is going to make a fool of Emily. The council refuses to let some students hire out the Town Hall for an anti-Vietnam meeting. Ron grows annoyed at Brian's lack of interest in their birding. Emily grows alarmed at Brian's infatuation. Ken discovers Len and Alf Roberts voted against the student meeting.
Air Date: 1967-03-01
- 18 Mon 6 Mar, 1967
Ron threatens to tell Emily that Dennis fixed her up with Brian unless Dennis puts a stop to the affair. Emily makes a date with Brian. Brian plans to ask her to share the future with him. Ken grows determined that the meeting should take place. Brian is annoyed when Emily introduces a chaperone - Audrey Hargreaves - as he prepares to propose. Emily leaves Audrey and Brian to it as they hit it off. Ken tells Alf the demo is going ahead - and he'll be joining it.
Air Date: 1967-03-06
- 19 Wed 8 Mar, 1967
Lucille shocks Jack by announcing she's joining the student demo. Annie shocks him by giving her approval until she discovers Lucille is only going for the aggro. Alf discovers the students haven't got police permission. Lucille gets Annie interested in the Gazette's truth game, to find out if you married the right person. She is caught in the middle as Jack and Annie vent their anger towards each other during the game.
Air Date: 1967-03-08
- 20 Mon 13 Mar, 1967
David and Val row with Ken over his principles and his pompousness after the police end the demo. Ken discloses he was charged. The customers are shocked when the Barlows refuse to sell perishables on a Sunday due to the new law. Annie continues to be upset over Jack's answers to the truth game. In court, Ken pleads not guilty. He says he felt the request for the students to move on was unreasonable. The magistrate fines Ken £5. Irma tells David she wants a baby in two years. Ken tells Val he's not paying the fine and is going to prison for seven days.
Air Date: 1967-03-13
- 21 Wed 15 Mar, 1967
The Walkers make up over the truth game. Val has sleepless nights over Ken's prison sentence. He refuses to pay the fine. Jerry gives Emily swimming lessons to help her over her fear of water. David and Val grow upset over Ken's lack of concern. David sends for Frank but Ken refuses to listen to him. David and Val decide to pay the fine for Ken behind his back. Annie refuses to let the truth game drop so Jack sleeps in the spare room.
Air Date: 1967-03-15
- 22 Mon 20 Mar, 1967
Annie is annoyed as Jack spends his third night in the spare room. Val realises she can't pay the fine because of Ken's reaction. Emily, Irma, David, Dennis, Lucille, Jerry and Stan go swimming. Dennis discovers Elsie is not in Birmingham when he phones Ivan. PC Conway arrests Ken and takes him to Strangeways, Val tells him she'll never understand him. Jack grows tired of Annie's nagging and leaves home.
Air Date: 1967-03-20
- 23 Wed 22 Mar, 1967
Annie discovers Jack's bed hasn't been slept in. Elsie returns and is guarded about her holiday. Jack turns up for work telling Annie he had a good night's sleep in bed. Annie thinks he's been staying with a woman. He doesn't tell her he's staying with Albert.
Air Date: 1967-03-22
- 24 Mon 27 Mar, 1967
Hilda nearly causes a flood in the Rover's ladies when she pulls the tap off. Annie keeps up the pretence that Jack is living in the Rovers. She thinks Jack is staying with Elsie. Elsie and Irma take Val out for the night. Annie sees Alf going into No.11 and thinks it's Jack.
Air Date: 1967-03-27
- 25 29 Mar 1967
Albert's cooking gives Jack stomach-ache. Jerry tells Len that Elsie was on holiday with Dave. Ken returns from prison. Annie breaks down and tells Minnie Jack has left her. Minnie advises Annie to fetch him back. The tech's principle sends for Ken. Annie asks Elsie for her husband back. The residents watch as Elsie goes for Annie in the Street with Hilda and Ena joining in. They are shocked when Jack appears from No.11, having nipped in through the back door.
Air Date: 1967-03-29
- 26 Mon 3 Apr, 1967
Elsie and Ena see the funny side of Jack's appearance but Annie sees it as conformation of the affair. Albert tells Annie the truth but she refuses to believe him. The tech management committee don't like the idea of ex-con Ken teaching the teenagers. Annie threatens Jack with a solicitor. Val asks Len to talk to the tech committee about Ken. Ena brings the Walkers together and Annie breaks down when Jack tells her he loves her. Ken keeps his job. Elsie is hurt when Len shies from her.
Air Date: 1967-04-03
- 27 Wed 5 Apr, 1967
Mr. Papagopolous worries about the number of credit sales at Gamma. Dennis persuades Elsie to give him a present for his 'official' birthday. Len tells Elsie he knows she went on holiday with Dave. David advises Emily to employ a debt collector. She tells Dennis it's his job. David is approached by the rate payers association to stand in the elections against Len. Len is horrified when Dennis confirms Elsie was with Linda, sorting out marital problems.
Air Date: 1967-04-05
- 28 Mon 10 Apr, 1967
Dennis celebrates his official birthday. Len refuses to apologise to Elsie. Jerry and Albert arrange a meeting for them and they make up. David is keen to stand for the Council. Dennis hates debt collecting and refuses to do anymore until Emily treatens him with the sack. David's electors realise they've asked the wrong Barlow.
Air Date: 1967-04-10
- 29 Wed 12 Apr, 1967
Minnie's insurance policy matures and she receives £72. Ken is asked to stand for the Council. They ask him to explain things to David. Dennis thinks of resigning but Elsie refuses to let him. David takes the news of the election badly. Dennis repossesses Bertha Frisk's goods for Gamma, he takes her lodger's donkey jacket. Ken turns down the council invitation in favour of David. David agrees to stand. Bert Tate, the lodger, plays Dennis at cards to see if he's to pay for his goods.
Air Date: 1967-04-12
- 30 Mon 17 Apr, 1967
Irma hates the idea of David standing for the Council and tries to embarrass him in the Rovers. Dennis wins at cards but Bert refuses to pay up. Dennis stands up to Bert and wins his admiration. Bert agrees to be the Gamma debt collector in exchange for Dennis wiping Mrs Frisk's slate clean. The Barlows throw a birthday party for the twins. Irma walks out when David talks about the elections. She refuses to become old and boring. Annie tries to help David in the elections but he decides not to stand. Minnie worries about keeping her money in the house. Two men, Harry Eastham and Johnny Wade, see her with the money.
Air Date: 1967-04-17
- 31 Wed 19 Apr, 1967
The life and times of the resident's of Manchester's 'Coronation Street'.
Air Date: 1967-04-19
- 32 Mon 24 Apr, 1967
The life and times of the resident's of Manchester's 'Coronation Street'.
Air Date: 1967-04-24
- 33 Wed 26 Apr, 1967
Eastham gets Minnie out of the way to look for the money. Jerry looks at Minnie's chimney. Jerry realises Minnie's been had and calls Ena in. Elsie is too scared to meet Steve. Minnie discovers her £52 has gone. She breaks down. Ena tells her God will avenge her.
Air Date: 1967-04-26
- 34 Mon 1 May, 1967
The life and times of the resident's of Manchester's 'Coronation Street'.
Air Date: 1967-05-01
- 35 Wed 3 May, 1967
Lucille's 18th birthday. Jack buys her an original from Gamma. The Hewitts send her a hairdryer. Irma can't compete with the other girls. Elsie tells Dot she's got a date with Steve, she worries about his reaction to her twenty years on. David gets a ticket for the Cup Final, he gives it to Jerry. Stan thinks he should have it as he's David's father-in-law. Len wants it as well. Ken suggests they play darts for it. Stan wins. Elsie meets Steve after twenty-two years.
Air Date: 1967-05-03
- 36 8 May 1967
Elsie and Steve reminisce about the past. Stan discovers his Cup Final ticket is worth £10. Elsie takes Steve to the Rovers where he meets everyone, including Dennis. She keeps telling him she's a grandmother and tells him she can't see him again. David gets another ticket. He gives it to Hilda. Stan sells his ticket to Mike Ridehalgh for £10. He plans to have a day out on the money. The residents are horrified when a train crashes through the viaduct onto the Street.
Air Date: 1967-05-08
- 37 10 May 1967
The menfolk set about moving rubble aided by the police. The guard is carried from the train with fractures and cuts. The police hear there was a car under the viaduct. Jack, Ena, Elsie and Lucille are missing. Jerry crawls through the rubble and pulls PC Jimmie Conway out. He says his girlfriend Sonia Peters is under the rubble with someone else. The police bring in a power digger. Annie feels sure Jack is under the rubble. Jerry threatens a reporter when he harasses Minnie over Ena's disappearance. Elli Jane Peters, Sonia's grandmother, turns up and is taken in hand by Minnie. Five people are carried out of the wreckage in Victoria Street. Jack and Lucille turn up to Annie's relief. David crawls under the rubble and finds Sonia. He can't tell if she's alive or not. Elsie turns up. Sonia is declared dead, Conway tries to comfort Elli. Lucille breaks down as Sonia was a school friend. David tells the other men that he's found Ena under the rubble.
Air Date: 1967-05-10
- 38 Mon 15 May, 1967
Sonia's body is carried away. The bricks start to fall again and the rescuers try desperately to get Ena out. Jack and Elsie try to comfort Minnie. Jack is given permission to open the Rovers. Stan discovers Hilda has a ticket. David drags Ena out of the rubble, she is taken unconcious to hospital. Hilda plans to go clubbing in London with Stan. Steve sleeps in Dennis' room. Elsie tells him she's not sure about their relationship. Elsie pretends to be Ena's daughter to discover she has bruises, shock and a broken arm but is otherwise fine. Mickey offers Stan the ticket back for £20. Hospitalised Ena tells Elsie she approves of Steve. Stan burns Hilda's ticket.
Air Date: 1967-05-15
- 39 Wed 17 May, 1967
The residents send Ena presents. Hilda searches for her ticket. Irma feels David compares her to Val being a good housewife. Ena walks out of the hospital. Dave asks Elsie for a date, she refuses. He tells her Len is jealous. Ena arrives home having grown tired of hospital. Steve asks Elsie where he stands with her. He tells her he loves her. Stan confesses to Irma. She promises to keep quiet for £5. She gives the money to Hilda. Irma can't see that looking after the twins is hard work. Val challenges her to swap places for a day, she accepts.
Air Date: 1967-05-17
- 40 Mon 22 May, 1967
Hilda wakes Stan at 5am to get him to go to the Cup Final. Irma and Val swap places. Irma lets the twins run riot, calling it self expression. Val finds she can't find anything in the shop. Both Val and Irma think the other brother is nicer than their husband. Dave invites Steve and Elsie out, Steve accepts. Stan spends the day on a park bench. Ken ends up looking after the twins, Irma doesn't cook him a meal and relies on Jackson's Chippie. Elsie warns Steve that Dave will make him feel like an embarrassed hanger on. Steve tells Dave the date is off, Dave is not amused. Val and Irma are annoyed that the other got a soft time from the men. Outside Dave's betting shop, Steve is assualted and knocked to the ground.
Air Date: 1967-05-22
- 41 Wed 24 May, 1967
Walter Greenhalgh rows with Dot when she stays out late. Steve staggers back to Elsie's, she makes him and Dot stay the night. Stan returns from 'London'. Len returns home drunk after a night out. The inquest on Sonia brings a verdict of accidental death. Elsie thinks Dave was Steve's assailant. Dave tells Steve it wasn't him but it could have been one of Elsie's other men friends. Steve realises his cigarette case is gone.
Air Date: 1967-05-24
- 42 Mon 29 May, 1967
Dot returns to Walter. The Barlows plan a picnic to Morecambe. Elsie asks Len to stand with Steve against Dave. Albert is put out when the Barlows take Ena on their outing. Irma blackmails Stan into painting the shop for her. Walter throws Dot out again. Dave wants Steve off his back. Steve refuses to avoid him. The Walkers panic as Dave, Steve and Len gather in the Rovers. Dave gets Len to verify that he was in a gaming club when Steve was assaulted. Stan stores a cigarette case at No.13.
Air Date: 1967-05-29
- 43 Wed 31 May, 1967
Elsie tries to get Dot. Irma discovers the cigarette case with ST on it and removes it. Albert ignores Ken. Stan tells Irma he found the case outside the Betting Shop. Irma gives Jerry the case. He gives it to Dennis and tells him to 'find' it at No.11. Albert tells Ken he wasn't bothered about him not going, but for Minnie. Ken decides to take Minnie out instead of Albert, calling his bluff. Dennis' attempt to 'find' the case is skuttled by Elsie, she demands to know where he got it from.
Air Date: 1967-05-31
- 44 Mon 5 Jun, 1967
Dennis tells Elsie Jerry gave him the case, she thinks he's covering up for Len. Minnie agrees to a car trip out with the Barlows. Elsie tells Steve it was Len who jumped him. Walter gets drunk in the Rovers. Jerry and Stan try to stop Steve and Gregg finding Len. Walter tells Dot and Elsie that he hit Dot's boyfriend on Saturday. Elsie realises he got the wrong Yank. Gregg and Steve corner Len in the Yard.
Air Date: 1967-06-05
- 45 Wed 7 Jun, 1967
Elsie wants Walter to tell Steve the truth but Dot begs her not to get him involved because of Walter. Gregg hits Len to the ground. Elsie tells the men about Walter and Steve apologises to Len. Stan tells the Tanners how he found the case. Hilda overhears his account of the cup tickets and is not amused. Elsie realises that Dennis has a girlfriend. Hilda gives Stan seven days to paint the house as a penance. Ken invites Albert to join the trip on Saturday. Swede Inga Olsen turns up at Gamma and tells Lucille that Dennis is teaching her English.
Air Date: 1967-06-07
- 46 Mon 12 Jun, 1967
Elsie takes it in her stride that Dennis has a Swedish girlfriend. Albert and Minnie row over where to go on the picnic. Dennis is annoyed when Steve and Inga hit it off. The picnickers end up in Lyme Park. Dennis' romantic intentions are spoilt by family and neighbours. Elsie and Steve go to the Roebuck Inn where they first met in 1945. He tells her to start believing he loves her. He proposes and she accepts.
Air Date: 1967-06-12
- 47 Wed 14 Jun, 1967
Inga can't stop kissing Dennis. Weatherfield Council announces a Best Kept Street Competition, with a plaque as the prize. Emily and Lucille are amazed when Dennis admits he loves Inga. Gregg is surprised to hear of the Tanner engagement. Inga tells Dennis she has been summoned home to look after her sister and baby. Gregg tells Steve he'd be better off marrying an American. Dennis entertains Inga at Gamma late at night. They are caught by Emily and Mr Papagopolous.
Air Date: 1967-06-14
- 48 Mon 19 Jun, 1967
Dennis hopes he's going to get the sack. Emily is amazed as he resigns to save her the bother. The residents aren't interested in the Street competition. Dennis tells Elsie he'd love a new daddy. She realises he has grown up at last. Gregg writes to Dot to tell her he can't see her anymore because of Walter. Dennis tells Elsie he's going to Sweden with Inga. He has a barman's job on a ferry between Immingham and Gottenburg so he can see Inga once a week. Elsie thinks it's very romantic. Ena battles with Nellie Underwood of Viaduct St over the competition. Dennis and Inga leave for Sweden. Gregg warns Elsie that Steve's family are very posh. He tells her she won't fit.
Air Date: 1967-06-19
- 49 Wed 21 Jun, 1967
Annie is keen to enter the Street in the competition when she hears of the £100 prize money. Elsie isn't sure she did the right thing accepting Steve. Steve buys Elsie a diamond engagement ring. Len and Jerry find it hard to sort out their taxes at the yard. Annie is too late to enter the Street in the competition, but Ena declares she has already entered them. Steve gives Elsie the ring but she refuses it.
Air Date: 1967-06-21
- 50 Mon 26 Jun, 1967
Hilda panics as Annie considers having all the brickwork scrubbed by hand. Ena calls a meeting. Elsie tells Steve she still wants to go out with him. Emily takes on the Yard's books. The residents meet to decide on a colour scheme for the street. Annie fancies white and yellow but Ena wants light oak. They ignore Albert's request for bottle green and Ena wins the vote. Gregg tells Steve he fears he put Elsie off. Stan makes window boxes for the competition. Emily starts a books system at the Yard. Ena gets £25 out of Wormold to help the Street. Steve makes Elsie see she'll be fine in America and the engagement is on again. Ena and Jerry enter No.3 in order to clean in out but somebody else is already in it.
Air Date: 1967-06-26
- 51 Wed 28 Jun, 1967
Ena is annoyed when graffiti appears in the street. In No.3, the Lawsons - Betty, Ronnie & Clifford - hide from everyone. Elsie goes public on her engagement. Ena and Jerry discover the Lawsons. Elsie is relieved when Len offers his congratulations. Betty tells Ena they can't afford to rent anywhere and her husband left her after they were evicted for not paying the rent. Len fears that the Lawsons would be split up if they were reported to the Council. He tells them they can stay at No.3 until he sorts something out. Steve takes Elsie to see his CO - Major Ryan. She worries as they need his permission to marry.
Air Date: 1967-06-28
- 52 Mon 3 Jul, 1967
Elsie tells Major Ryan she loves Steve. Len sorts out a bench for the space in the Street. Betty is stunned when the residents buy the family food. Major Ryan approves the Tanner wedding. Ena gives Elsie her approval. Betty refuses to go to the authorities, fearing she'll lose the kids. Val urges the residents to take the Lawsons in but no one wants them. Ken asks Len to report the Lawsons.
Air Date: 1967-07-03
- 53 Wed 5 Jul, 1967
Annie erects a striped canopy over the Rovers' door. She discovers she knows the Senior Judge, Mrs Delamere. Betty splashes out when someone posts £1 through the door. The police, Health department and Children's department descend on the Street during the competition. The Lawson's are taken away as the judges inspect the Street. Len tells Jack he was responsible for the Lawson's removal. Emily discovers Len's books are £300 out.
Air Date: 1967-07-05
- 54 Mon 10 Jul, 1967
The residents are sad to hear the Lawsons have been split up. Lucille accuses Annie of opening her mail. The Street loses the competition to Inkerman Street. Stan sells lead from the Yard to Billy Jump. Emily realises Len is the only yard member who handles money.
Air Date: 1967-07-10
- 55 Wed 12 Jul, 1967
Emily shows the figures to Jerry. Annie is puzzled when she receives a load of circulars in the post. Stan hears the books are light and begins to worry. He tells Billy there'll be no more lead. Alf tells Len that Emily and Jerry have discovered their game.
Air Date: 1967-07-12
- 56 Mon 17 Jul, 1967
Annie is sick of all the circulars. Alf tells Len to tell Jerry the truth about the money - that he invested it in a property deal. Hilda, knowing about Stan's lead deal, discovers £300 is missing. She tells Stan to throw himself on Len's pity. Len tells Jerry about the deal. Jerry demands the money back or he's leaving the partnership. Jack discovers Lucille is sending for the circulars to get back at Annie for opening her mail. Stan tells Len about the lead and begs him to believe he didn't get £300 but £5. A ladder salesman turns up at the Rovers to see Annie. Len suggests he and Alf don't declare their interests in the property deal and vote for it to secure their money. A motorbike salesman arrives to give Annie a test drive.
Air Date: 1967-07-17
- 57 Wed 19 Jul, 1967
Jack and Lucille hide the circulars from Annie. The Council refuse planning permission on the deal, losing all the money invested. Jerry refuses to accept Len's apology. He says he's leaving unless they become a limited company with equal shares. Len agrees. Lucille discovers Annie has won a weekend in Paris with a French film star for being the 100,000 person to apply to Cutie-Beauty Cosmetics.
Air Date: 1967-07-19
- 58 Mon 24 Jul, 1967
Jack doesn't want to tell Annie about Paris for fear she'll be too posh. The vicar at St Mary's refuses to marry the Tanners because of Elsie's divorce. Annie finds out about Paris and is delighted. She then calls it off because of all the talk about strip shows, Lucille takes the invitation. But Annie changes her mind again. Steve books the wedding at St Stephen's, Warrington, for the 4th Sept.
Air Date: 1967-07-24
- 59 Wed 26 Jul, 1967
Annie prepares for her trip and has Jack and Lucille running round. Dennis returns from Sweden with Inga's sister Karen. Hilda feels depressed and vague. Annie is driven off in a chauffeur driven limo. Karen doesn't like au-pairing. Annie nearly goes off without her passport.
Air Date: 1967-07-26
- 60 Mon 31 Jul, 1967
Annie returns from Paris. She brings Lucille back a French book and a beret for Jack. Elsie plans the wedding with Dot and Linda as matrons of honour. Karen leaves her job and tells Dennis she's going to live with him at No.11. Annie prepares French meals and plays French records. Karen moves into the front parlour. Dennis writes to the Swedish consult telling them he's employing Karen as his au pair. He signs the letter 'Steve Tanner'.
Air Date: 1967-07-31
- 61 Wed 2 Aug, 1967
Stan is annoyed when Hilda stays over at her cousins. Dennis tries to fix the Barlows up with Karen but Val refuses. Annie considers putting tables outside the Rovers. Ken hatches a plan to stop Annie's French ideas. Irma is suspicious of Hilda's disappearance. The men order pints in wine glasses and make Annie realise she's been talking about Paris too much. Irma discovers Hilda is not at her cousins but is missing.
Air Date: 1967-08-02
- 62 Mon 7 Aug, 1967
Irma blames Hilda's disappearance on Stan's treatment. David calls in the police. Conway takes up the enquiry. Hilda disappeared in her slippers and red hat. Elsie thinks Karen is a gold digger. David relives Ida's disappearance. A porter saw Hilda catching a train to Liverpool. Dennis hears an official is coming to vet Dennis over Karen.
Air Date: 1967-08-07
- 63 Wed 9 Aug, 1967
Stan goes to Liverpool to search for Hilda but returns alone. Karen gets a job in a Manchester cafe. Stan has to identify a body found in the canal, it isn't Hilda. Dennis cleans No.11, borrows Val's washing, and pays Lucille to stand in as his wife. They are inspected by an official who passes them before being introduced, by Len, to the real Steve Tanner.
Air Date: 1967-08-09
- 64 Mon 14 Aug, 1967
Val discovers her washing has been stolen. Stan discovers Hilda has taken the money for the Rover's outing which he, as treasurer, was holding. David worries about Irma's health. Karen is sent to be an au pair in Putney Bridge. Len, Jerry and Emily have their first Ltd Comp meeting. Len is selected as Chairman, Emily as secretary. A Doctor McKenzie turns up with Hilda.
Air Date: 1967-08-14
- 65 Wed 16 Aug, 1967
Hilda was found on the Pier Head, suffering from a break down. She still has all the outing money on her and is sedated. The doctor tells Stan that subconsciously she is jealous of Elsie getting married and having some excitement and diagnoses paranoid psychosis. Dennis gets a job advertising Crickles Circus. Hilda doesn't remember anything about Liverpool. Stan makes an effort to make her feel loved. David forces Irma to say that Hilda had a mental breakdown, to force her out of herself. An inspector from the Inland Revenue calls at the Yard to chase up the unpaid tax.
Air Date: 1967-08-16
- 66 Mon 21 Aug, 1967
Steve looks for a flat for after the wedding. Dennis gets a job selling ice creams. Jerry plans a holiday in Corsica. The tax inspector demands £100 in part payment. Jerry refuses to sign the cheque as it will mean the end of his holiday. Elsie is annoyed when Steve runs a poker school at No.11. Jerry is talked round by the female inspector. Emily worries where the Rovers outing is going to be. As the poker game hots up, Stan dips into the outing money.
Air Date: 1967-08-21
- 67 Wed 23 Aug, 1967
Albert wins £30 off Stan. Jack employs Dennis as skivvy in the Rovers. Stan admits to Len and Jack that the money was the outing fund. Albert refuses to give the money back. The Tanners decide to rent a flat in Altrincham. Annie finds Dennis hard work and is pleased when Hilda agrees to return after her break. Steve books the honeymoon to Lisbon. Len and Steve agree to try to win the money back from Albert.
Air Date: 1967-08-23
- 68 Mon 28 Aug, 1967
Steve, Len and Albert play pitch and toss. Dennis gets a job at the Where-you-whither car hire firm. Len and Steve lose their money to Albert in the Yard. They are caught out by Sgt. Bowden of the police. The copper joins in and Steve manages to win the outing money back. Emily and Annie plan the outing to Tatton Park. The men refuse and settle on a booze-up. Dennis suggests they use his firm's barge.
Air Date: 1967-08-28
- 69 30 Aug 1967
Lucille hears that the Hewitts are coming over for a visit. Elsie says they can come to the wedding. Annie, Lucille, Minnie, Ena, Val, Elsie, Hilda, Irma and Emily go to Tatton Park. Dennis steers a barge full of Jack, Albert, Steve, Stan, David and Gregg through the canal. They are horrified when a crate of beer falls into the water. Their horse, Horace, keeps refusing to move. Albert is seasick. The women try to escape from the lecherous coach driver, Frank Hoyle. Minnie is courted by Herbert Whittle, an elderly guide at the stately home. Gregg worries about his duties as Best Man. Both parties are shocked when the barge ends up in Tatton Park. Stan and Jack are forced to look round the house by Annie and Hilda. Val tells Steve not to mess Elsie about. If he doesn't intend to love Elsie forever he shouldn't marry her. Steve tells Elsie he's busy all weekend so won't see her until the wedding.
Air Date: 1967-08-30
- 70 Mon 4 Sep, 1967
Elsie has pre-wedding nerves. The Cheveskis arrive for the wedding, as do the Hewittts. Concepta feels Lucille is too sure of herself. A coach takes the residents to Warrington. Len promises Elsie he is not hurt by her marrying Steve. Rev Bryan Hesketh looks forward to the wedding as it will be his first. The guests gather at the church: Annie, Jack, Lucille, Harry, Concepta, Minnie, Ena, Val, Ken, Hilda, Stan, David, Gary, Jim Cullie, Dave Pike, Al Carroll, Emily, Walter, Len. Ivan is the usher. Gregg is more nervous than Steve. Dennis leads Elsie down the aisle, followed by Dot and Linda.
Air Date: 1967-09-04
- 71 6 Sep 1967
Rev. Bryan Hesketh marries Elsie and Steve. They exchange vows and rings. After photographer Gordon Bishop has taken the photographs, Elsie throws her bouquet to Ena. Concepta tells Lucille they want her to return to Ireland with them until she's of age. Lucille tells her she's not going. Hilda, Emily and Annie flirt with the Yanks. Harry admits to Lucille that there's nothing for her in Ireland. Dennis and Gregg read the telegrams from Mrs Tanner, Frank Barlow, Jerry, Irma, Albert, Jim Mount, Capt Bill Myers, Miami Modes, Christine Appleby, Billy Walker, Florrie and Norman Lindley, Charlie Moffitt and Jed. Emily and Annie get drunk. The Tanners leave for Lisbon. Len and Harry go to visit an old mate. On the way the van breaks down. Harry tries to repair it but the jack slips and he is crushed to death.
Air Date: 1967-09-06
- 72 Mon 11 Sep, 1967
The wedding guests move onto the Rovers. Dennis advises Lucille to go to Ireland for a year to make the Hewitts happy. Harry dies in hospital. The Tanners settle into their villa with maid service. Len breaks the news to Concepta, she has to identify the body. Len blames himself for having an old van. Concepta can't bring herself to tell Lucille. Dennis buys in a load of food. Minnie tells Lucille she's sorry before realising Lucille doesn't know anything about the death.
Air Date: 1967-09-11
- 73 Wed 13 Sep, 1967
Jack breaks Lucille down by telling her she means more to him than his own children. Harry's inquest brings forth a verdict of accidental death. Jack realises Concepta and Lucille are heading for a row. Elsie worries that Steve is missing Boston. Len offers to go back to Ireland to sort out the garage. Lucille and Concepta try to comfort each other. Lucille decides to return to Ireland with Concepta. Dennis rents the house out to a girls' pipe band.
Air Date: 1967-09-13
- 74 Mon 18 Sep, 1967
The residents are shocked by bagpipe noises. The women think it's criminal that Dennis can entertain six women. Jerry returns from a Scottish holiday to hear his divorce is up in a couple of weeks. The menfolk perk up as the pipe girls go on the prowl. Minnie and Albert try to find a match for Jerry to bring some excitement into their lives. Annie, Hilda and Val catch their husbands being entertained by the girls.
Air Date: 1967-09-18
- 75 Wed 20 Sep, 1967
Minnie wants Jerry to meet and marry librarian Sally Frost. She gives him a book to take back with a letter in for Sally asking her to take pity on lonely Jerry. Dennis is relieved when the pipers leave. Sally and Jerry get on together at the library. The Pinelli Brothers arrive at No.11 - Albert, Arthur and their mother. David tells the Ogdens that Irma is two months pregnant.
Air Date: 1967-09-20
- 76 Mon 25 Sep, 1967
Jerry spends all his time at the library. Hilda fusses round Irma too much. Mrs Cook takes over No.11. Sally agrees to go to the pictures with Jerry. Irma doesn't appear very happy about the baby. Dennis lets the Cook boys have Elsie's bed because of their somersaulting act. Peter, Sally's boyfriend turns up and asks Jerry for a fight.
Air Date: 1967-09-25
- 77 Wed 27 Sep, 1967
Peter tells Jerry he's a pacifist. Jerry agrees to pretend Peter hit him for Sally's sake. Mrs Cook changes the sleeping arrangements again and Dennis finds himself sleeping on the sofa. Stanley Fairclough turns up in the Rovers. The residents are shocked by Stanley's lack of respect for his father. The Cooks are signed up for another month in Weatherfield. Stanley tells Harry Bailey has sent him to stay for a bit. Jerry tells Len it was his fault for telling Harry. Len has been depressed.
Air Date: 1967-09-27
- 78 Mon 2 Oct, 1967
Dennis is not allowed to smoke in No.11. Len finds it hard going with Stanley. He lets him smoke, against his instincts. Dennis tells the Cooks they'll have to go but is ignored. The Tanners return from honeymoon to Altrincham. Stanley annoys everyone with his snobbery and cheekiness. Dennis asks Val to complain about the Cooks to Elsie. Elsie is not surprised to learn that Dennis has opened her house up to circus acts. Len feels he owes Stanley more than he has given him. Elsie rings Dennis and tells him she's coming to see the Cooks.
Air Date: 1967-10-02
- 79 Wed 4 Oct, 1967
Len gives Stanley jobs to do at the Yard. Irma cuts the bottoms off all her dresses when David refuses to buy her new ones. Len is annoyed when the Cooks break a sheet of glass. David shocks Irma by liking her dresses. Elsie arrives at No.11 to find the Cooks exercising in her lounge. She thinks Mrs Cook is a good influence on Dennis. David gives in and tells Irma to buy some new clothes. Arthur admits to fancying Val. Stanley tells Albert he plans to leave soon.
Air Date: 1967-10-04
- 80 Mon 9 Oct, 1967
Albert worries about Stanley's attitude to Len. Val falls for Arthur's muscles. Mrs Cook worries about what she's up to. Annie and Hilda visit Elsie, to oggle at the flat. Stan catches Stanley using Len's plane and ruining it. Stanley tells Len it wasn't him so Len blames Stan. Annie and Hilda are amused to meet Elsie's neighbour, Philip Laker. Mrs Cook warns Val off her boys. Elsie is angry when she discovers Steve has lied to her as to where he has spent the day.
Air Date: 1967-10-09
- 81 Wed 11 Oct, 1967
Len gets Stanley a place at Granston Tech. The Cooks leave over Val. Stanley tells Len he doesn't want to go to Tech. Len tells him if he wants to be a man he can - he's on his own. Elsie discovers Dennis has not been paying the rent. He promises Elsie there'll be no more lodgers. Stanley starts a fire at the Yard office, he panics when the door doesn't open. Len arrives and smashes the door in but is himself trapped.
Air Date: 1967-10-11
- 82 Mon 16 Oct, 1967
Workman Jim Lloyd rescues Len and Stanley from the fire. They are both kept in over night at the hospital. Emily makes arrangements for her birthday. Elsie misses working. Minnie, Ena and Albert join forces to go into bulk buying to save money. Stanley is discharged. He breaks down, fearing Len is seriously ill. Elsie refuses to pay Dennis' electricity bill. Stanley tells Jerry that he has guardian devils who are ruining his life and he can't stop them. Nobody wants to celebrate Emily's birthday with her. Elsie finds it hard to get on with her neighbours. Emily signs up at a marriage guidance bureau.
Air Date: 1967-10-16
- 83 Wed 18 Oct, 1967
Emily celebrates her birthday. She takes the day off work. Steve encourages Elsie to be friendly with snotty Mrs Hunt but Elsie gets on better with her cleaner May. Ena asks Albert to visit Alfred's grave with her. Emily meets Frank Starkie from the Bureau. Dennis feels sorry for Emily and plans a surprise party for her. Frank tells Emily about his seventy acre farm. She is relieved that he has never been to the bureau again. Stanley tells Len the fire was an accident. He is pleased to find him improving in hospital. He tells Jerry he is going to go back to school in Nottingham. Emily is upset to discover Dennis has a party planned when she's going out with Frank. She promised she'd be around for the party. Ena is shocked to discover fresh flowers on her husband, Alfred's, grave.
Air Date: 1967-10-18
- 84 Mon 23 Oct, 1967
Ena thinks Alfred might have had another woman. Frank joins in the party and is stunned by the residents. The women are impressed by him and envy Emily his rural roughness. Emily is thrilled when Frank kisses her on the cheek. Dennis is bored on his own and can't cope with the cooking. Val finds herself looking after him. Steve is annoyed that Elsie wants to spend so much time back in the Street. Emily looks forward to visiting Frank's dairy farm. Ena discovers more flowers, with a florist's card.
Air Date: 1967-10-23
- 85 Wed 25 Oct, 1967
Ena goes to the florists shop. Emily visits Frank farm in Clitheroe. Ken refuses to let Val do anymore cooking for Dennis. Val envies Irma's pregnancy. Elsie goes to Burtonwood to look round Steve's office. Ena discovers a man bought the flowers and that someone has put £100 in her bank account. Emily discovers she is frightened of cows. Ken refuses to have any more children. Val locks him out in anger. Steve feels Elsie is too demanding on his time. Minnie thinks Ena should just accept the money. Emily finishes with Frank as she finds the farm too much work. She looks forward to her next man. Steve gets a telegram telling him his mother is coming to visit.
Air Date: 1967-10-25
- 86 Mon 30 Oct, 1967
Lucille returns from Ireland. Elsie is scared at the idea of meeting Emmeline Tanner. Ken gets a cold from being locked out. May helps Elsie clean the flat up. Hilda tells Stan she wants the parlour decorated. Len recuperates at the seaside. Emmeline arrives and tells the Tanners she wants to visit Historical England. Stan gets cheap wallpaper, which turn out to be blank sheets. Ena gets a letter from the benefactor. He gives himself away by referring to her son as 'half pint'. Elsie feels out of things with Steve and Emmeline.
Air Date: 1967-10-30
- 87 Wed 1 Nov, 1967
Ena realises the sender must be Jack Brown, Ian's Godfather. She sends for him. Elsie cries off from showing Emmeline around Lancaster Castle. Jack tells Ena he is not the sender, but reminds her that Henry Foster called Ian 'half pint' as well. Emmeline discovers a 'sick' Elsie preparing to go to the cinema with May. Hilda decides to get a decorator in. Elsie tells Emmeline she's married to Steve whether she likes it or not. Jerry does some detective work and finds Henry Foster's address for Ena. Val catches Ken's cold. Emily makes contact with man No.2 - Douglas. Emmeline tells Steve that Elsie has an inferiority complex and is a disappointment to her. Elsie overhears and tells Steve perhaps she should leave. Ena goes to St Anne's to call on Henry.
Air Date: 1967-11-01
- 88 Mon 6 Nov, 1967
Emily is stood up by Douglas. Ena traps Henry into confessing he is the sender. Steve refuses to tell Emmeline she's not wanted to please Elsie. Henry tells Ena how he took a job which should have been Alfred's. She tells him she doesn't want his conscience money. Stan gets a cheap decorator. Douglas Preston turns up. Emily takes him to her flat. Steve tells Elsie she no longer lives in Coronation Street - she's got to be classier. Harry Lester, decorator, turns out to be colour blind. Minnie calls Ena pigheaded for not accepting the money. Lucille is suspicious of Douglas. Emmeline tells Elsie they all have to try to adjust. She tells her Steve is an obstinate man before leaving for America. Henry asks Ena to be his housekeeper in St Anne's.
Air Date: 1967-11-06
- 89 Wed 8 Nov, 1967
Hilda is worried about Harry doing the decorating when she discovers he is a baker by profession. Ena can't decide what to do about Henry's offer. Harry completely ruins the decorating. Hilda throws him out. Lucille tells Ena she should go for the change. Elsie considers getting a job. Ena turns Henry down because she's too old. Albert sees Douglas and tells Lucille he thinks he's married.
Air Date: 1967-11-08
- 90 Mon 13 Nov, 1967
Emily reorganises the Yard office, installing a filing cabinet and typewriter. Len isn't keen on it. Miami Modes agree to take Elsie back. Len is happy with Stanley back at school. Steve submits a transfer request to Germany. He is annoyed to find Ken trying on his uniform whilst showing Major Ryan around the flat. Lucille tells Emily about Douglas' wife. Douglas tells her he's not married and isn't the marrying type. He decides to break their relationship. Ken has a heated discussion with Major Ryan regarding the violence in America and Vietnam. Steve and Val are embarrassed. Emily tracks down Douglas' hotel and discovers has a domineering sister, Amy. Amy accuses Emily of being a harlot. Elsie and Steve clash over Germany and Miami.
Air Date: 1967-11-13
- 91 Wed 15 Nov, 1967
Elsie agrees not to take the job at Miami but is unhappy about Germany. To make sure she doesn't take the job, Steve phones up behind her back and cancels the job. Emily agrees to end her friendship with Douglas because of Amy's possessiveness. Ena gives Len a gold watch to sell for the Mayor's Christmas Fund. He wonders where she got it from. Peter throws his fire engine at Val and gives her a black eye. Albert believes Ken hit Val. Amy Preston calls Emily a selfish grasping woman and orders her out of her brother's life. Ken is amazed as the residents think he hit Val. Jack guesses the watch is a present from Henry for her birthday. Ryan tells Elsie that Steve asked for the transfer to Germany. He tells her he'll turn the transfer down if she promises to try to be a serviceman's wife. Jerry returns the watch to Ena telling her she shouldn't get rid of birthday presents. Steve is angry about Germany and tells Elsie she does need a new life - away from Coronation Street. He tells her they'll move to married quarters at Burtonwood. She refuses. Emily tells Douglas she is the right woman for him.
Air Date: 1967-11-15
- 92 Mon 20 Nov, 1967
Elsie receives a letter from Linda telling her she's ill and asking her to look after Paul. Elsie tells Steve she's going. Elsie reveals to Val that it's a lie concocted by her and Linda so she can get away for a bit. Dennis gets a job as a waiter. Ena advises Val to let everyone believe Ken hit her. Amy shocks Emily by giving her blessing to their wedding. Ken and Val stage rows to confuse the residents. Emily refuses to live at the hotel after the wedding. Susan scratches Val and she bears a scar. Len tells Steve he knows Linda is well.
Air Date: 1967-11-20
- 93 Wed 22 Nov, 1967
Lucille and Jerry go out with each other as a means of checking out the local talent. Len regrets telling Steve about Elsie's lie. Steve lets Elsie go to Linda's without telling her he knows about the lie. Amy is horrified to discover Emily and Douglas have found a flat. Annie worries about Lucille going out with Jerry. Len tells Elsie that he told Steve he advises her to sort it out with him. Amy ignores Douglas as he packs his bags and leaves with Emily. Jerry assures Annie that Lucille is just a friend. Emily tells Douglas she knows he doesn't want a wife - he just wanted to escape. She tells him he's free now. He's grateful. Steve tells Elsie she should go - they need some time apart. Irma complains of pains, Ena tells David to phone the doctor.
Air Date: 1967-11-22
- 94 Mon 27 Nov, 1967
Life on Britain's most celebrated street continues. Revelations are made public knowledge, as neighbours gossip about one another openly. The Rovers Return at the heart of the community should be a safe haven for all...but it's not. Fights will break out. Affairs will occur. Births, deaths and marriages. All common factors on 'Coronation Street'...
Air Date: 1967-11-27
- 95 29 Nov 1967
Irma returns to work, against David's wishes. Dennis tells Ena he intends to look after Wally Tanner. Jack talks Stan, Jerry and Len into going to the match with Annie and Lucille. Dennis visits his father and discovers the £70 is back-rent that Wally owes them. Wally tells him he's bought the stone for £60 and gives Dennis the other £10 for rent. Annie looks for trouble at the match. Irma tells David the miscarriage has scared her and she doesn't want another baby. Annie gets into the match. When some rival supporters, George Naylor and Lenny Johnson, slag City off, she retaliates. Ken suggests adoption to David. Annie disarms one of the hooligans and throws away his rattle - it smashes a chip shop window. They are all arrested.
Air Date: 1967-11-29
- 96 Mon 4 Dec, 1967
Annie is detained at the police station. The police find a toilet roll in her handbag. Len tries to get her out but the police aren't interested in his connections. The residents are disappointed when Jack brings Annie home. David goes into town, not telling Irma were he is. Len manages to get Annie off the hook, but she has to pay for the window. Ken takes on giving John Potter extra English and History lessons. David visits the adoption centre.
Air Date: 1967-12-04
- 97 Wed 6 Dec, 1967
David discovers he can't adopt as he'd only be using the child as a stop gap until Irma became pregnant. Ken is annoyed that he has to tutor John at night, but needs the money. Irma suggests they try fostering. Ken finds teaching John is hopeless as he's too thick. Dennis is annoyed when Wally turns No.11 into an OAP home with all his friends. He makes Wally feel that he's not wanted. The Potters are angry that Ken thinks John will never pass his GCE's. They tell him they'll find another teacher. Wally leaves No.11. Ena reveals he had somewhere else lined up. Albert arranges a tug-of-war between the Rovers and the Flying Horse on Christmas Morning. Val begs Ken to give John another chance and he agrees.
Air Date: 1967-12-06
- 98 Mon 11 Dec, 1967
Life on Britain's most celebrated street continues. Revelations are made public knowledge, as neighbours gossip about one another openly. The Rovers Return at the heart of the community should be a safe haven for all...but it's not. Fights will break out. Affairs will occur. Births, deaths and marriages. All common factors on 'Coronation Street'...
Air Date: 1967-12-11
- 99 Wed 13 Dec, 1967
John phones Val and tells her he's going to kill himself. Steve tells Elsie to organise a traditional Christmas with all the family. Ena teaches the men tug-of-war tactics. Mrs Potter discovers John is at a garage. Ken realises he only wants to be a mechanic. Lucille introduces her hippie friend Robert Croft to Dennis and Elsie. Dennis is horrified to discover he and his friends are coming to the party. Ken makes the Potters see that if they push John academically he'll never succeed. They agree to him staying at the garage. Steve tells Elsie he's been posted back to America.
Air Date: 1967-12-13
- 102 25 Dec 1967
Christmas Morning: The Cheveskis stay at No.11. Jill Morris settles into family life with the Barlows. The Rovers and "Flying Horse" tug for a barrel of beer and lose. The Tanners and Cheveskis spend Christmas together. Ena plays the piano for a Christmas singsong as Elsie grows nostalgic.
Air Date: 1967-12-25