Crossroads From The Archive and 45th Anniversary Set A   television   milestone,   Crossroads   (in   its   original   incarnation)   ran   for   three decades   and   became   a   staple   part   of   Britain’s   popular   culture.   Many   of   its shows   have   now   been   lost   forever   but   in   Crossroads Archive   Network   DVD   and Granada    Ventures    have    created    a    series    of    ongoing    releases    which    will feature all remaining episodes, in order. The   DVDs   now   contain   sixteen   episodes   per   release   rather   than   twelve. Although   Volumes   Four   and   Five   contain   a   total   of   nineteen   episodes   -   as these   include   omnibus   editions.   The   original   archive   releases   were   packaged as a box set in 2009 to mark Crossroads’ 45th anniversary. Volume   4,   Volume   11   and   Volume   14   contain   extras.   Volumes   1-10   can   be found here . Archive Volume Eleven: Two   promotional   trailers   are   included   before   the   VT   Clock   of   Episode   3013. The   trailers are in a raw state and are minus the ATV voice over. 3000   from   August   1978   -   Ed   tries   to   convince   George   that   it’s   in   his   best   interests   to work    at    the    farm    but,    despite    Benny’s    winning    smile,    he’s    not    convinced.    Diane continues   to   behave   friskily   with   Steve   and   works   off   her   sexual   tension   on   Shughie, who’s foolish enough to wind her up. 3001   from   August   1978   -   George   starts   to   act   spitefully   to   Benny,   while   Meg   and   David are   surprised   when   Bernard   Booth   returns   under   an   alias.   Much   to   Shughie’s   horror, Bernard   is   intending   to   return   as   head   chef,   but   he   tells   Meg   he’ll   only   do   it   under   one condition.. 3002   from   August   1978   -   Lloyd   diagnoses   a   motel   guest   as   suffering   from   a   stroke   and has   a   run-in   with   Dr.   Butterworth   who   accuses   him   of   misdiagnosis.   Diane   provides Steve   with   something   to   nibble   on   while   he   plies   her   with   alcohol   and   Benny   complains to Ed that George treats him like an imbecile. 3003   from   September   1978   -   Josie’s   sister   Linda,   a   dubious   character,   turns   up   at   the farm,    surprising    Ed    when    he    finds    out    she’s    George’s    girlfriend.    Lloyd    and    Dr. Butterworth    continue    their    professional    spat    over    Irene    Bailey’s    treatment    while Shughie bends Sandy’s ear about Bernard’s impending return. 3004   from   September   1978   -   David   is   more   than   annoyed   to   find   that   his   car   has   been pilfered,   while   Linda   and   George’s   sneaky   plans   gather   momentum.   Lloyd   believes motel   guest   Irene   Bailey   is   a   suicide   case.   Steve   apologises   to   Diane   for   being   a   berk and Glenda is schmoozed by a ginger stranger. 3005   from   September   1978   -   Diane’s   not   best   pleased   when   her   sponging   brother   Terry turns   up   out   of   the   blue   and   immediately   shows   himself   to   be   a   grade A   pest.   Jane   gets a   shock   when   she   finds   a   semi-nude   man   in   her   living   room   and   Meg   and   David’s preconceptions   of   a   dowdy   Mrs.   Booth   are   shattered   when   it   turns   out   that   she’s   a stunner. 3006   from   September   1978   -   Helen’s   flirty   demeanour   and   obvious   sex   appeal   does nothing   to   stem   husband   Bernard's   insecurities.   Diane   berates   Terry   for   being   a   filthy pig   -   she   wants   him   out   but   Jane,   being   a   weed,   thinks   it’s   okay   for   him   to   stay.   Doris believes that Linda is a “lardy spoon”, deliberately stirring up trouble for Benny. 3007   from   September   1978   -   Jane’s   appalled   that   Diane   let   Terry   get   arrested,   but Diane   thinks   it’s   the   best   laugh   she’s   had   in   a   long   while.   Bernard   takes   exception   to Shughie’s   organisational   skills   and   Dr.   Butterworth   is   concerned   when   Irene   behaves outrageously towards him. 3008   from   September   1978   -   George   contrives   to   wangle   his   way   into   Ed’s   good   books, much   to   Doris’s   disgust.   Meg   is   involved   in   a   strange   dialogue   with   the   demented   Irene Bailey, while Terry’s choice in shirts leaves much to be desired. 3009   from   September   1978   -Terry’s   feeling   a   tad   delicate   after   a   night   on   the   pop   while Vera,   now   in   Mexico,   sends   Diane   a   bottle   of   Mandingo   as   a   present.   Bernard   takes Diane’s   quiche   to   task   in   a   very   boorish   manner.   Irene   picks   up   George   in   the   motel   bar, but he doesn’t get what he expects.. 3010   from   September   1978   -   Dr.   Butterworth   takes   Irene   to   task   and   she   immediately breaks   down   in   a   fake   flood   of   tears.   Terry   makes   a   grave   faux   pas   in   social   etiquette when   he   mistakes   David   for   a   waiter.   Linda   and   George   wind   Benny   up   over   him   reading that week’s issue of Battle Picture Weekly. 3011   from   September   1978   -   Ed,   in   another   spectacularly   bad   business   decision,   tries to   browbeat   Benny   into   letting   George   buy   into   the   farm.   Jane   catches   Terry   in   the   act of   telling   fibs   and   he   confesses   that   he   was   the   one   who   thieved   Diane’s   bottle   of Mandingo. David believes that Bernard is hiding a dirty secret.. 3012   from   September   1978   -   Diane’s   temper   flares   when   she   finds   that   Terry   has   stolen the   tea   money.   Dr.   Butterworth   gives   Irene   some   spectacularly   obvious   advice,   yet   she continues   to   demand   his   personal   services.   Terry   does   a   moonlight   flit   and   Diane reckons that he’s the one who purloined David’s car. 3013   from   September   1978   -   Shughie,   pondering   designs   on   Helen’s   time,   contemplates locking   Bernard   in   the   cold   store.   Doris   disapproves   of   Benny   and   George   wrestling   in the   yard   while   Ed   remembers   that   he’s   forgotten   something   important.   Glenda   draws Shakespearean parallels between Shughie and the Booths. 3014   from   September   1978   -   Diane’s   feelings   are   still   conflicted   over   Steve   and   she takes   out   her   frustrations   on   her   aged   neighbour.   Shughie,   still   fancying   his   chances   as The   Other   Man,   gets   caught   schmoozing   Helen   by   Bernard   -   increasing   his   jealousy   by leaps and bounds. Ed foolishly asks Benny to do the farm accounts. 3015   from   September   1978   -   Irene   Bailey   goes   slowly   mad   in   her   motel   room.   Steve   is angry   with   Diane   as   he   thinks   she   sent   a   poison   pen   letter   to   his   superiors   at   the   police station.    David    pursues    his    theory    that    something    is    amiss    with    Helen,    causing consternation for her and a showdown with Bernard. Archive Volume Twelve: 3016   from   September   1978   -   Steve   makes   a   short-list   of   his   suspects   in   the   case   of   the poison   pen   letter.   While   Shughie   tries   to   tempt   Jane   to   excess,   Bernard   throws   a considerable wobbler in the kitchen. Shughie accuses him of amateur dramatics. 3017   from   September   1978   -   Steve   confronts   Bernard,   but   soon   finds   out   that   he’s barking   up   the   wrong   tree.   Sandy   tries   to   winkle   some   gossip   out   of   Meg   but   she becomes coy and evasive. Doris is none too sure about her new hat. 3018   from   September   1978   -   Irene   Bailey’s   designs   on   Dr.   Butterworth   progress   slowly. Ed,   in   another   foolish   business   decision,   accepts   £2000   from   George   to   buy   into   the business. There’s just one catch - he has to get rid of Doris. 3019   from   September   1978   -   Dr.   Butterworth   is   perturbed   when   Irene   tracks   him   down to   his   surgery. Archie   tries   to   inveigle   Shughie   into   a   dodgy   transaction.   Benny   finds   out what’s happened to Doris and occasions violence upon George’s person. 3020   from   September   1978   -   Diane,   still   in   shock   over   Steve’s   proposal   of   marriage, finds   out   from   Ed   that   Benny   has   gone   missing.   Irene   has   another   soul-searching   chat with Dr. Butterworth then goes and seeks some personal advice from Sandy. 3021   from   October   1978   -   Jane   thinks   that   she   may   be   acting   the   gooseberry,   but   Diane is   more   concerned   aATVbout   her   missing   bath   oil.   Shughie’s   Stalinist   behaviour   earns shrugs of indifference from the catering staff. He retires to peel his potatoes. 3022   from   October   1978   -   Diane   and   Jane   are   convinced   that   their   flat   is   being targeted   by   a   prowler,   but   Steve   is   sceptical.   When   they   find   one   of   Jane’s   dresses sliced   up,   he   changes   his   tune.   Helen’s   promises   of   fun   for   Bernard   turn   out   to   be   a   big tease. 3023    from    October    1978    -    Steve’s    innocent    enquiries    cause    consternation    in    the kitchen.   Helen   buys   a   somewhat   gauche   object   for   her   wrist   but   everyone’s   kind enough   to   say   it   looks   lovely   -   despite   it   being   expensive,   she   hides   its   true   worth   from husband Bernard. 3024   from   October   1978   -   Bernard   is   aghast   when   he   discovers   that   his   chalet   has   been robbed.   Dr.   Butterworth   deliberates   the   pros   and   cons   of   foisting   demented   motel guest Irene Bailey onto another practice. Diane gets ravished on the landing. 3025   from   October   1978   -   Bernard   introduces   Archie   to   the   Spanish   Inquisition.   Archie protests   his   innocence   loudly.   Irene   stuns   Meg   with   a   sweeping   comment   on   women   in general while Bernard seems in need of a hug. 3026   from   October   1978   -   Bernard   pays   a   visit   to   Dr.   Butterworth   to   discuss   the   efficacy of   his   sperm.   Archie’s   furtive   creeping   leads   to   naught   and   he’s   finally   cornered   by Steve who, in turn, shocks Diane with his theory on who’s been breaking into the flat. 3027   from   October   1978   -   Meg   invites   Tish   Hope   to   a   threesome   with   her   and   Edith Tatum.   Jane   and   Diane   remain   concerned   about   Benny’s   disappearance.   Jane   goes   on to   confess   that   she’s   been   having   nightmares,   feeding   Diane’s   paranoia   about   her possible instability. 3028   from   October   1978   -   Diane   is   shocked   to   find   that   their   midnight   prowler   has pinched   some   more   of   her   objets   d’art.   Helen   gets   twitchy   when   she   discovers   that Bernard   has   written   to   the   police   -   an   action   which   results   in   dire   consequences   for Steve. 3029   from   October   1978   -   Suspended   due   to   Bernard's   accusations,   Steve   has   a   good   old rant   at   Diane.   Edith   buys   Dr.   Butterworth   a   book   about   stamps   for   his   birthday.   Diane   is paid a visit by the police, who search her flat for incriminating evidence. 3030   from   October   1978   -   Dr.   Butterworth’s   sensibilities   are   held   to   ransom   when   Irene Bailey   gatecrashes   his   solo   birthday   celebrations.   Edith   is   shocked   to   discover   the   price of drugs. Steve foolishly pays a visit to Bernard Booth. 3031   from   October   1978   -   Dr.   Butterworth   earns   Marian’s   disapproval   when   she   finds out   about   Irene's   latest   stunt.   Meg   gets   a   surprise   call   from   Jill,   who   appears   to   be   in some state of distress. The midnight prowler strikes again. Archive Volume Thirteen: 3032   from   October   1978   -   Interrupted   mid-slash   by   Jane,   Diane   ponders   on   her   own mental   state   and   finds   it   lacking.   Mrs.   Bailey   shocks   Dr.   Butterworth   to   the   core, leading him to question her behaviour. Steve accuses Helen of stealing the pen. 3033   from   October   1978   -   While   Miss   Tatum   considers   whether   she   has   enough   energy to   heft   a   bunch   of   flowers,   Mr.   Booth   reels   under   the   revelation   that   Helen   is   the   thief. David    opines    that    Mrs.    Bailey    is    having    trouble    getting    serviced.    Mr.    Booth    feels compelled to fib to the police. 3034   from   October   1978   -   Benny   slopes   into   Reception   looking   like   he’s   been   living   in   a ditch,   which   he   has.   After   catching   him   trying   to   have   a   siesta   in   the   garden   shed, David   gives   Benny   a   lecture   on   economics.   Steve   becomes   sorely   peeved   when   he realises that Mr. Booth has lied to the superintendent. 3035   from   October   1978   -   Benny   regales   Jane   and   Diane   with   tales   of   his   life   as   a hobbledehoy.   While   Mr.   Booth’s   libido   takes   another   thrashing,   Shughie   warns   Helen   of the   dangers   of   communicable   diseases.   Diane   gives   Benny   a   lecture   on   the   Welfare State. 3036   from   October   1978   -   Diane   sweet-talks   David   and   Sandy   into   giving   Benny   a   job   in the   gardens.   Mr.   Booth   and   Helen   get   their   just   desserts   when   they’re   confronted   with evidence of their own duplicity. Shughie nearly gets squished by a lumbering Benny. 3037   from   October   1978   -   Mrs.   Bailey’s   behaviour   is   even   stranger   than   usual,   giving   Dr. Butterworth   pause   to   consider   that   she   may   be   better   off   in   a   hospital.   Mr.   Booth   tries to   get   to   the   bottom   of   Helen’s   recalcitrance   for   visiting   hospitals.   Sharon   has   trouble managing her manager. 3038   from   October   1978   -   Sharon   discovers   the   hard   way   that   certain   MOT   certificates have   been   fraudulently   issued.   Helen   confesses   to   Dr.   Butterworth   that   she   thinks   her husband may kill her. Benny gets a short, sharp lesson in hygiene from Mr. Booth. 3039   from   November   1978   -   Mr.   Booth   turns   his   back   on   Helen,   Mrs.   Bailey   vents   her spleen   and   Shughie’s   authority   is   undermined   in   the   kitchen.   Sharon   is   surprised   when Victor   makes   a   reappearance.   Shughie   confesses   to   Diane   that   he’s   a   bit   bereft   in   the pants department. 3040   from   November   1978   -   Doris   confides   to   Diane   that   Ed’s   well   on   his   way   to   losing everything.   Benny   tries   to   get   Shughie   to   give   Doris   a   job   -   a   situation   which   earns   him the   rough   edge   of   her   tongue.   Mrs.   Bailey’s   plans   to   have   an   enjoyable   suicide   are almost thwarted by Jane. 3041   from   November   1978   -   Guilt   is   handed   around   by   the   sackful   as   David   and   Dr. Butterworth   philosophise   over   the   meaning   of   life   and   death.   Mr.   Booth,   resplendent   in a   lovely   yellow   dressing   gown,   ponders   the   benefits   of   jogging.   Sharon   offers   to   move in as Diane’s lodger when Jane moves out. 3042   from   November   1978   -   Dr.   Butterworth   is   shocked   when   Marian   asks   him   to conceal   Mrs.   Bailey’s   suicide   note.   While   Victor   is   hot   on   the   trail   of   the   missing   MOT certificate,   Shughie   muses   as   to   whether   the   joint   he’s   just   cooked   came   from   a sudden death at Dudley Zoo. 3043   from   November   1978   -   Helen   uses   her   wiles   to   try   and   tempt   Mr.   Booth   into stumping   up   for   a   flat   for   them   to   live   in.   Doris   comes   creeping   back,   cap   in   hand,   to try   and   get   the   job   she   previously   spurned.   A   blonde   stranger   books   into   the   motel, asking questions about Victor. 3044   from   November   1978   -   Sharon   and   Victor   are   deliberating   on   where   they   should continue   the   night’s   frolics      when   they   are   interrupted   by   Adrienne   -   a   ghost   from Victor’s   past.   Shughie’s   quiet   time   reading   the   latest   Barbara   Cartland   is   interrupted   by a well-meaning Benny. 3045   from   November   1978   -   Doris,   now   installed   in   the   kitchens,   is   given   her   day’s instructions   by   an   exceptionally   waspish   Mr.   Booth.   David   tries   to   let   Benny   down gently   when   it   becomes   obvious   he’s   viewing   his   gardening   job   as   long-term.   Mr.   Booth gets the cold shoulder from Helen when he starts to get frisky. 3046   from   November   1978   -   Benny,   proving   that   he   does   have   enough   sense   to   come   in out   of   the   rain,   manages   to   lock   Mr.   Booth   in   the   cold   store.   Meg   is   worried   that   a   few ‘spicy   questions’   may   be   asked   at   Mrs.   Bailey’s   inquest.   Shughie   commits   Wounding With Intent on a cabbage. 3047   from   November   1978   -   Sharon   is   dragged,   against   her   better   judgement,   into   a lunchtime   liaison   with   Victor   and   Adrienne.   At   the   inquest,   Mr.   Bailey   denies   any responsibility   for   his   wife’s   mental   state,   while   Dr.   Bailey   foolishly   confesses   that   an intimate relationship existed between himself and Mrs. Bailey. Archive Volume Fourteen: Extras   on   this   release   include   8   minutes   (approx)   worth   of   re-takes   for   episode   3049,   3 minute (approx) promotional trailer for episode 3062 3048   from   November   1978   -   Adrienne   indulges   in   a   subtle   bit   of   emotional   blackmail with   Victor.   Whilst   Dr.   Butterworth   doesn’t   quite   get   the   drubbing   he   believes   he deserves   from   the   inquest,   Bernard   Booth   frowns   on   Helen’s   friend   -   a   woman   who earns her keep by ‘speciality dancing’. 3049   from   November   1978   -   Philip   Bailey   hounds   Dr.   Butterworth,   much   to   Marian’s distress.   Helen   has   a   bit   of   a   blub   and   confesses   to   Doris   that   she’s   actually   on   the   pill. Bernard   Booth’s   authority   is   flouted   when   Benny   brings   a   kitten   he’s   found   into   the kitchen. 3050   from   November   1978   -   Benny   has   his   hair   cut   to   make   an   impression   at   the garage,   but   Doris   Luke   thinks   he   may   make   the   wrong   one   in   his   filthy   overalls.   Victor has   a   bit   of   a   pout   about   the   daily   workload   while   Mr.   Booth   takes   Doris   to   task   for talking to Helen. 3051   from   November   1978   -   Victor’s   a   bit   surprised   when   he   learns   that   Benny’s ambition    exceeds    his    skillset.    Meg    is    amused    when    David    throws    a    hissy    fit,    but confesses   that   she’s   concerned   by   the   impending   advent   of   Hugh’s   ex-business   partner - Adam Chance. 3052   from   November   1978   -   David   takes   Victor   to   task   over   the   issue   of   some   unpaid bills,   and   they   discuss   Benny   Hawkins'   suitability   to   become   skilled   labour.   Bernard Booth   passes   a   waspish   comment   on   Shughie   McFee's   ancestry,   but   his   attention   is diverted by Doris’s flagrant disregard of kitchen clothing regulations. 3053   from   November   1978   -   Jane   Smith   remains   thankful   for   her   career   as   a   serving wench.   Bernard   -   in   a   fit   of   spite   -   decides   that   Doris   should   be   sacked,   but   Shughie manages   to   stonewall   him. Adam   Chance   arrives,   charming   Helen   Booth   with   his   cheesy line in chat-ups. 3054   from   November   1978   -   Meg   Mortimer   begrudgingly   hands   over   tumps   of   paperwork to   Adam   for   him   to   scrutinise.   Helen   gets   shirty   with   Doris   Luke   when   she   becomes holier-than-thou   about   her   use   of   contraception.   Victor   Lee   ponders   whether   Sharon   is being deliberately thick. 3055   from   November   1978   -   Meg   nearly   goes   into   an   apoplectic   fit   when   Adam   Chance explains   that   Hugh’s   liabilities   now   leave   her   £50-100,000   in   the   red.   Benny   tips   Joe MacDonald   the   wink   that   he   can   move   into   their   lodgings   with   them   but   Doris   has   a   bit of a shock when she discovers the cut of his jib. 3056   from   November   1978   -   Adam,   now   co-owner   in   trust   of   Crossroads   thanks   to Hugh’s   dodgy   dealings,   congratulates   Meg   on   her   business   acumen.   Shughie   McFee, nearly   trampled   by   Helen   Booth   in   a   speedy   exit,   warns   Doris   that   she’s   in   Bernard Booth's gunsights. 3057   from   December   1978   -   Adrienne   continues   to   haunt   the   office,   much   to   Sharon Metcalfe's   annoyance.   Helen   accuses   Bernard   of   being   a   nag   -   he   believes   that   Doris   is the   root   cause   of   all   her   ills   but   his   plan   to   get   her   sacked   fails   miserably. Adam   Chance continues to schmooze his way through the motel. 3058   from   December   1978   -   Adam   plays   Twenty   Questions   with   Deborah   Crisp,   but   she gives   as   good   as   she   gets.   Benny   Hawkins   has   a   big   sulk   when   he   realises   that   he’ll never   get   beyond   floor   sweeper   -   foolishly,   Mac   offers   to   train   him   up.   Shughie   smiles benignly as Doris Luke takes off her shoes. 3059   from   December   1978   -   Victor’s   disappointed   when   Sharon   can’t   accommodate   him that   evening,   so   he   casts   his   libido   in   Adrienne’s   direction.   Much   to   her   consternation, Dr. Butterworth tells Helen that she ought to come off the pill. 3060   from   December   1978   -   Bernard   Booth   is   aghast   to   find   out   from   Dr.   Butterworth that   Helen   has   an   almost   pathological   antipathy   towards   pregnancy.   Adrienne   and Sharon   indulge   in   a   bit   of   verbal   sparring.   Meg   is   overjoyed   when   she   finds   out   that   Jill Harvey is flying home. 3061   from   December   1978   -   Adam   smarmily   reveals   to   David   and   Meg   that   he   thinks that    Deborah    Crisp    may    well    be    a    blackmailer.    While    Sharon    takes    great    joy    in dampening   Adrienne’s    enthusiasm,    Benny    fails    miserably    when    he’s    asked    probing questions about box junctions. 3062   from   December   1978   -   Victor   Lee   finds   himself   playing   the   pointy   bit   in   a   love triangle   of   his   own   making.   Joe   MacDonald's   plan   to   teach   Benny   to   drive   gets   short shrift   from   both   Doris   and   Shughie.   Meg   has   a   bit   of   a   chat   with   Wendy   and   is   shocked to hear her story. 3063   from   December   1978   -   Bernard   calls   Helen’s   bluff   by   offering   her   a   divorce   -   an option   she’s   only   too   happy   to   accept.   Meg   Mortimer   discusses   with   Adam   Chance   and Tish   Hope   whether   she   should   continue   to   subsidise   her   recently   deceased   husband's illegitimate    offspring.    Shughie    indulges    in    a    bit    of    grave    dancing    over    Bernard's situation. Archive Volume Fifteen: 3064   -      from   December   1978   -   Meg   Mortimer   experiences   the   Booths’   marital   tumult   at close   quarters   while   Sharon   tries   to   entice   Diane   into   having   a   glass   of   wine   and   a   nice bath. 3065   -      from   December   1978   -   Sharon   Metcalfe   confides   her   convoluted   love   life   to Diane   Parker,   who   displays   equal   parts   horror   and   amusement.   David   Hunter   demands to   know   the   identity   of   Magic   Herbert.   Meanwhile,   Deborah   Crisp   throws   a   tantrum   at Meg. Meg takes it like a gentleman. 3066   -      from   December   1978   -   Jill   Harvey,   now   back   in   residence,   falls   short   of   offering marital   advice   to   Helen   Booth.   Sharon   tells   Diane   that   she’s   already   warned   Victor   Lee that   Adrienne’s   after   marriage,   but   he’ll   have   none   of   it.   Meg   asks   daughter   Jill   a serious question. 3067   -      from   December   1978   -   Adam   once   again   tries   his   hand   at   philandering   with Deborah   Crisp.   Victor   finds   himself   in   a   situation   not   to   his   liking   while   Meg   Mortimer decides   that   she   wants   to   meet   Hugh’s   daughter   before   she   parts   with   any   more money. 3068   -      from   December   1978   -   Benny   Hawkins   and   Joe   MacDonald   try   to   get   Sharon   to do   their   dirty   work   for   them.   Shughie   passes   a   disparaging   remark   on   Doris   Luke's festive decorations, while David is the recipient of bad news from Bernard Booth. 3069   -      from   December   1978   -   Christmas   day   in   Kings   Oak   sees   the   residents   gather   at the   village   church   for   their   festive   celebrations.   Helen   Booth   however   is   in   a   far   from merry spirit. Adam Chance and Jill Harvey meet for the first time. 3070   -      from   December   1978   -   The   Mortimer   family,   motel   staff   and   friends   gather around   the   Christmas   tree   and   indulge   in   a   small   libation.   A   shifty   looking   Benny   flees from   Doris’s   attentions   and   hides   under   a   car.   Shughie   shows   that   he’s   not   short   of   a few    moves    on    the    dance    floor    while    Diane    and    Meg    prove    to    be    the    musical accompaniment to the party. 3071   -      from   December   1978   -   Even   Victor   cannot   help   but   notice   that   he   needs   to   do something   to   rectify   his   precarious   personal   situation.   Adam,   shirt   open   far   more   than it   needs   to   be,   continues   to   bamboozle   Meg   with   figures,   though   she’s   soon   distracted by the arrival of Hugh’s love child. 3072   -      from   December   1978   -   Wendy   Crisp   asks   her   mother   a   searching   question.   Sandy Richardson   gets   a   waspish   response   from   Meg   when   he   phones   Jill   and   Shughie   McFee opines that he has no empathy with the fairer sex. 3073   -      from   January   1979   -   Bernard   Booth   tells   wife   Helen   that   it’s   obviously   fate   that she’s   not   able   to   go   to   Harrogate.   Helen   demurs.   Shughie   begins   to   throw   his   weight around   in   the   kitchen,   but   Doris   Luke   puts   him   in   his   place.   Benny’s   enthusiasm   for mending his wreck of a car begins to get on Mac’s pip. 3074   -      from   January   1979   -   Bernard’s   reconciliation   with   Helen   brings   a   smile   to   his libido.   Jill   Harvey   has   finally   made   her   mind   up   to   have   a   divorce,   despite   receiving some   emotional   blackmail   in   the   shape   of   a   letter   from   Germany.   The   claws   come   out as the trench war between Sharon and Adrienne continues. 3075   -      from   January   1979   -   Shughie’s   dander   is   well   and   truly   up   when   Doris   refers   to his   pom   frits   as   chips.   Then   his   professional   reputation   takes   a   hammer   blow   when   a customer   spurns   his   kedgeree.   Deborah   Crisp   pointedly   refuses   Adam’s   offer   of   a threesome with him and Wendy for dinner. 3076   -      from   January   1979   -   David,   resplendent   in   a   lime   green   shirt   and   paisley   tie, ponders   the   outrageous   cost   of   redecorating   the   restaurant.   Meg   tells   Bernard   how much   she’s   looking   forward   to   consuming   his   sweetbreads.   Doris   enquires   of   Shughie how he got on at the Swinging Cat discotheque. 3077   -      from   January   1979   -   Straining   under   the   weight   of   a   frozen   chicken,   Shughie confesses   that   his   arm   is   sore   due   to   martial   arts   training.   Bernard   is   slightly   stunned when   McFee   confesses   that   he   has   a   girlfriend   called   Cynthia,   a   situation   he   is   at   pains to   keep   from   Doris.   Crisp   senior   finds   that   her   frosty   demeanour   gives   her   a   degree   of immunity from Adam’s ‘charms’. 3078   -      from   January   1979   -   Tish   and   Meg   ponder   Jill’s   imminent   divorce   over   a   bottle of   sherry,   while   Adam   ponders   buying   Chimneys.   Benny   goes   missing,   for   the   second time   in   a   matter   of   weeks,   but   they   find   him   asleep   in   the   back   of   his   car.   Wendy   pours her scorn on Adam’s admittedly poor attempt at an apology. 3079   -      from   January   1979   -   Meg   informs   Jill   that   Stan   is   ready   for   a   fight   over   the custody   of   their   daughter,   Sarah-Jane.   Doris   Luke   is   concerned   by   Benny's   unhealthy interest   in   a   motor   car   while   Adam   Chance   eyes   up   the   possibilities   of   being   the   new owner   Jill   and   Stan's   former   love   nest.   Shughie   McFee   is   thrilled   by   Bernard   Booths recollections of gourmet food.
Archive Releases 1965-1979: Volume 11 - 20
Archive Volume Sixteen: 3080   from   January   1979   -      Meg   is   deep   in   thought   regarding   Jill’s   personal   situation, however   has   unwanted   issues   with   Mrs   Crisp   who   now   claims   she   has   proof   that   Hugh Mortimer   is   the   father   of   her   child   -   Wendy.   Jill   ponders   her   future   and   how   she   intends to   keep   Sarah   Jane,   telling   David   of   her   plans.   Bernard   and   Helen   Booth   discover   their marriage is on the skids while Tish finds Meg in a state of distress. 3081   from   January   1979   -   Diane   discusses   love   and   marriage   with   David,   informing   the motel   manager   that   PC   Carter   has   ‘moved   on’.   Shughie   prepares   for   his   gourmet evening.   Benny   is   worried   about   his   car   passing   its   MOT   while   he’s   blissfully   unaware   he has a bigger shock heading his way. 3082   from   January   1979   -   Benny   is   heartbroken   when   he   is   informed   his   beloved   car   is actually   stolen   and   belongs   to   someone   else.   Shughie   dresses   up   to   impress   his   ‘date’. He   engages   in   conversation   with   local   café   waitress   Cynthia   aiming   to   impress   the   lady of the teas and coffees. 3083   from   January   1979   -   Jill   hits   the   bottle   again   as   the   whole   mother   thing   takes   its toll.   Shughie’s   world   of   fantasy   is   taking   on   Disney   proportions   while   Joe   MacDonald sets his eyes on an old school flame. Stan Harvey gets an earful of abuse from afar. 3084   from   January   1979   -   Benny   says   he’s   not   keen   on   talking   to   people   over   the telephone   as   he   often   makes   mistakes   when   using   such   newfangled   technology.   Bernard Booth   puts   Shughie   McFee   back   in   his   place,   if   not   entirely   out   of   his   dream   world. Adam   tries   to   get   to   the   bottom   of   the   Wendy,   Hugh   and   Deborah   situation.   But   will they offer blood as proof? It seems unlikely as Adam’s tact fails to charm Wendy. 3085   from   January   1979   -   Adam   informs   Crossroads   Motel   co-owner   David   that   Meg’s financial   affairs   are   in   tatters   and   Hugh   has   left   her   in   a   money-less   pit.   He   confirms that   once   Hugh’s   estate   is   wrapped   up   things   will   look   pretty   bleak   for   the   once   well- off   Meg.   Joe   MacDonald   plans   to   get   old   flame   Trina   Jameson   a   job   as   a   receptionist   at the   motel.   Meg   is   left   stunned   when   she   is   offered   a   deal   to   buy   her   shares   in   order   to clear Hugh’s debts. 3086   from   January   1979   - Adam   tries   to   reassure   Meg   that   he   has   no   plans   to   take   over the   motel,   and   has   her   best   interest   at   heart.   He   also   continues   to   urge   Wendy   to   part with   blood   to   prove   Hugh   is   the   father   of   her   daughter.   Doris   discovers   Shughie   has been living one great big lie. 3087   from   January   1979   -   Doris   Luke   is   indignant   at   the   amount   of   lies   Shughie   McFee   is reeling   out.   He   however   claims   he   has   many   a   good   reason   for   the   tall   tales.   Wendy Crisp   gets   a   shock,   while   Bernard   Booth   becomes   increasingly   jealous   as   Joe   woos Helen as part of his ploy to bring Trina into the motel family. 3088   from   January   1979   -   Bernard   Booth   indulges   Shughie   McFee   and   Doris   Luke   in dialogue   of   Shakespearian   proportions   in   order   to   get   a   cup   of   tea.   Meg   turns   her magnanimity   into   a   fine   art   in   her   ultimate   dealings   with   the   Crisp   family.      A   new chapter   opens   at   the   Crossroads   Motel   as   Adam   Chance   beomes   the   third   director.   Jill decides he’d be perfect to live with and offers Adam a home at Chimney’s. 3089   from   January   1979   -   Joe   is   declared   a   bit   of   a   fool   by   Helen.   Jill   gives   Adam   a guided   tour   of   her   home,   avoiding   any   double   entendres.   Meg   rethinks   her   feelings   and upon the sorry state of affairs the Crisp family are in offers Wendy a job at the motel. 3090   from   January   1979   -   Diane   catches   Benny   lurking   in   the   motel   staff   room   and ponders   what   he’d   look   like   as   a   waitress.   Joe   and   Trina   head   off   to   the   hippest   bar   in Kings   Oak   -   The   Swinging   Cat.      Doris   and   Shughie   are   not   so   lucky,   their   night   out   ends up at the Kings Oak Café for a plate of chips. 3091   from   January   1979   -   Adam   and   Jill   converse   in   general   chit   chat   She   tells   him she’s   not   as   ‘easy’   as   he   thinks   she   may   be,   while   he   indulges   in   some   psychoanalysis   of the   soon-to-be   divorced   Mrs   Harvey.   Shughie   tries   to   entice   Helen   with   his   Scampi Provencal   but   she’s   not   interested.   Diane   catches   Trina   flouncing   around,   she   tells   her about her little prank she’s playing on Mac. 3092   from   February   1979   -   Bernard   Booth   is   overjoyed   when   he   discovers   he’s   about   to become   a   father.   Meg   is   concerned   that   Jill   shacking   up   with   Adam,   no   matter   how innocent    it    is,    could    give    Stan    the    ammunition    he    needs    to    keep    Sarah    Jane    in Germany.   Lloyd   flounces   into   the   reception   with   a   strange   woman.   Adam   is   thrilled when Jill gives his libido a tickle, only for her to then smash it to bits with a hammer. 3093   from   February   1979   -   Glenda   and   Gerry   have   a   row   over   money,   the   latter   just   out of   prison.   So   we   know   he’s   no   good.   Jill   takes   geordie   waitress   Valerie   under   her   wing, it   seems   the   motel   is   once   again   a   magnet   for   unmarried   mothers.   Meg   is   surprised   to learn   that   Lloyd   has   brought   his   daughter   to   the   motel.   But   that’s   his   business. Tish   and Lloyd share a kiss, which gets Ted’s jealousy level rocketing. 3094   from   February   1979   -   Adam   takes   Jill   to   task,   although   stops   at   putting   her   over his   knee   when   she   invites   pregnant   and   alone   motel   waitress   Valerie   Saunders   to   stay with   them   at   Chimney’s.   Sandy   is   left   feeling   bruised   after   meeting   Lloyd’s   daughter Kathryn.      David   informs   Meg   that   he   intends   to   bring   ex-wife   Rosemary   back   to   the motel   following   the   funeral   of   his   former   mother-in-law,   Stella.   Trina   and   Mac   go   to   a party. 3095   from   February   1979   -   Bernard   Booth   is   in   a   disapproving   mood   and   gives   any unfortunate    member    of    the    motel    staff    to    venture    near    him    a    word    or    two    of negativity.   Gerry   worms   his   way   back   into   Glenda’s   good   books,   but   advises   her   not   to tell   Benny.   Shughie   is   worried   the   village   may   discover   he’s   been   on   a   date   with   local spinster Doris Luke. Volume Seventeen 3096   from   February   1979   -   Meg   ponders   the   value   of   her   Derby   figurine,   Valerie confides   in   Jill   that   her   father   wouldn’t   accept   her   situation   well   and   is   possibly   more stubborn   than   Bernard   Booth.   Sandy   catches   Shughie   McFee   talking   to   his   food   while   it cooks. Ted is the recipient of a highly unwelcome visitor. 3097    from    February    1979    -    Meg    and    Lloyd    discuss    ‘daughter    problems’.    Glenda Brownlow   confides   in   Benny   Hawkins   -   village   idiot   -   that   she   has   fallen   in   love   with baddie   Gerry   Hurst.   Doris   Luke,   always   one   for   an   eye   for   the   good   and   bad   in   the world   isn’t   keen   on   Gerry.   No   good   will   come   of   it,   mark   her   words.   Diane   gets   involved in Valerie’s world of misery while Doris catches Shughie in a state of undress. 3098   from   February   1979   -   Adam   puts   down   his   regular   sleeping   habits   to   a   clear conscience.   Glenda   confesses   she   has   a   secret   passion   for   David.   Valerie   is   allowed   to remain   at   Chimney’s   for   the   foreseeable   future,   Jill   little   realising   what   problems   it may cause in the months to come. 3099    from    February    1979    -    David    and    ex-wife    Rosemary    indulge    in    some    serious conversation   before   being   interrupted   by   Adam,   much   to   David’s   relief.   Shughie   is   far from   impressed   at   the   cost   of   renovation   as   Doris   urges   him   to   invest   in   some   new   soft furnishings.   Ted   Hope,   husband   of   Tish,   gets   a   bit   frisky   with   Lloyd   Munro’s   daughter Kathryn. 3100   from   February   1979   -   Sandy   is   left   unimpressed   by   the   news   that   Adam   Chance and   his   sister   are   shacked   up   together   at   her   house,   the   home   she   shared   until   recently with   her   daughter   Sarah   Jane   and   husband   Stan   Harvey. Tish   Hope   is   feeling   even   worse as   she   wonders   just   what   is   going   on   with   Ted,   especially   as   he’s   seen   partaking   in   tea and scones with Kathryn. 3101   from   February   1979   -   Jill   sets   herself   up   as   Valerie’s   life   coach.   That   should   worry Valerie   immensely.   After   all   this   is   Jill   Harvey,   who   married   an   already   married   man, became   addicted   to   alcohol,   managed   a   shop   which   went   bankrupt,   had   an   affair   with her   half   brother   resulting   in   a   child   -   Matthew   -   and   was   brainwashed   by   a   local witchcraft   cult.   Rosemary   reacts   in   a   predictable   way   when   she   discovers   David   has been    hiding    from    her    that    their    son    Chris    is    an    international    terrorist    who    was responsible for the death of Hugh Mortimer. Shughie is smacked by Gerry. 3102   from   February   1979   -   Trina   and   Doris   pamper   Shughie   following   his   bruising.   Ted and   Kathryn   get   close.   Meg   confesses   to   son   Sandy   that   she   isn’t   Rosemary   Hunter’s greatest fan. 3103   from   February   1979   -   Tish   continues   to   become   increasingly   suspicious   of   Ted. After   all   it   isn’t   the   first   time   he’d   had   an   affair.   Remember   Constance? A   conversation with   Lloyd   far   from   helps   matters.   Diane   tries   to   winkle   some   gossip   out   of   Jill   but   she is   saying   nothing. Adam   enjoys   being   pandered   to   by   two   women   and   reveals   his   fetish for onion rings. 3104   from   February   1979   -   Lloyd   verbally   puts   his   daughter   over   his   knee   and   spanks her   for   being   so   terrible.   Kathryn   in   return   kicks   and   screams   like   a   child.   David   raises an   eyebrow   when   son   Chris   turns   up   at   the   motel.   Diane   accuses   Glenda   of   being   a   bit of a thick cow. Chris raises an eyebrow when he discovers his mother is at the motel. 3105   from   February   1979   -   Meg,   often   very   nice,   accuses   Jill   of   being   too   nice.   Sandy informs   his   mother   that   the   murderous   Chris   Hunter   is   at   the   motel.   Meg   retires   to   her room.   Adam   informs   Jill   that   Diane   has   been   dropping   hints   about   Valerie   to   him.   He believes   the   motel   staff   think   he’s   put   the   waitress   in   the   family   way.   Shughie   gets   an unwelcome visitor. 3106    from    February    1979    -   Ted    accuses   Tish    of    being    over    dramatic.    Gerry    hogs Shughie’s   bed,   while   he   makes   do   with   the   sofa.   Lloyd   tries   to   get   inside   the   mind   of his daughter. 3107   from   February   1979   -   Meg   warns   Tish   that   the   village   is   talking   about   Ted   and Kathryn.   Diane   reacts   badly   when   Gerry   grabs   her   bum   and   Shughie   is   so   out   of   sorts   he barely   reacts   to   the   news   his   nemesis   Bernard   Booth   has   decided   to   quit   the   motel   for the second time. 3108   from   March   1979   -   Lloyd   has   mixed   emotions   when   his   daughter   informs   him   she’s returning   to   America.   Adam   attempts   to   give   Valerie   a   back   rub      while   Tish   says   she won’t   be   making   a   fuss   over   Ted’s   bit   on   the   side   anymore.   David   attempts   to   have   a father-son conversation with Chris, but it fails badly. 3109   from   March   1979   -   Rosemary   decides   she’s   mourned   enough   for   her   mother   and   is heading   back   home   to   Geneva.   David   has   the   audacity   to   ask   Meg   if   Chris,   who   was responsible   for   Hugh’s   death,   can   have   a   job   at   the   motel.   Jill   congratulates   Adam   on his   flare   for   the   obvious   while   Doris   decides   to   play   Jessica   Fletcher   and   find   out   what is really going on in Shughie’s flat. 3110   from   March   1979   -   Chris   tells   Diane   he   has   no   intention   of   working   at   the Crossroads   Motel.   Jill’s   plan   to   transform   Chimney’s   into   a   home   for   unmarried   mothers gets   the   red-light   from Adam.   Shughie   is   concerned   that   Doris   has   discovered   his   secret concerning Gerry. 3111   from   March   1979   -   Lloyd   accuses   Kathryn   of   stirring   things   up   with   a   big   wooden spoon.   In   a   total   change   of   direction   Chris   decides   to   take   up   the   offer   of   barman   at the motel. Ted plans an afternoon of debauchery. Volume Eighteen 3112   from   March   1979   -   Tish   bushwhacks   Lloyd   with   a   thorny   question,   it   concerns infidelity.   Jill   runs   into   piles   of   red   tape   over   her   plans   to   open   a   home   for   unmarried mothers.   Benny   warns   Glenda   over   the   perils   of   gin   while   Kathryn   drops   hints   to   her father   that   she’s   having   a   fling   with   Ted.   She   fails   to   enjoy   however   the   backlash   of such revelations. 3113   from   March   1979   -   Gerry   Hurst   attempts   to   fill   Glenda   Brownlow   with   copious amounts   of   gin   to   get   his   leg   over.   Luckily   for   Glenda   the   pair   are   interrupted   by Shughie   who   encounters   some   violence   for   his   troubles.   He   later   makes   a   confession. Chris winds up David with his chirpy outlook while at work. 3114   from   March   1979   -   Diane   temps   Chris   back   to   her   flat   while   Tish   once   more ponders Ted’s   wayward   ways. Adam   ponders   the   benefits   of   returning   to Australia. Trina gets   one   over   on   Joe,   much   to   his   annoyance.   Rosemary   Hunter   examines   the   issues surrounding   her   ex-terrorist   son.   Most   importantly   that   others   may   see   him   as   a   bad influence. Lloyd waits up for Kathryn. 3115   from   March   1979   -   Valerie   Saunders   accuses   Jill   of   getting   a   kick   out   of   being   the new   Mame   Dennis,   patron   saint   of   unmarried   mothers.   Jill   throws   a   wobbler.   Mac   is concerned   that   his   engagement   to   Trina   is   being   taken   far   too   seriously.   Chris   panders to   David’s   idiosyncrasies   over   a   cup   of   coffee.   Jill   begins   to   fret   when   Valerie   fails   to return to Chimney’s after work. 3116   from   March   1979   -   Jill   ponders   harm   on   Valerie   when   she   returns   after   staying   out all   night.   Linda   brings   a   ray   of   misery   into   Benny’s   life   when   she   returns   to   Kings   Oak, showing   up   at   the   garage.   While   most   people   find   her   a   skanky   lowlife   garage   boss Colin   Dutton   is   attracted   to   the   bit   of   rough.   Ted   gives   Kathryn   something   to   think about. 3117   from   March   1979   -   Lloyd   reluctantly   takes   a   call   from   his   daughters   husband. Rosemary   true   to   form   informs   David   waspishly   that   their   son   has   outgrown   her.   Linda informs   Benny   she   needs   more   fun   in   her   life.   David’s   gloomy   outlook   for   the   day   is lifted by Lloyds obvious own misery. Diane gets Chris half naked. 3118   from   March   1979   -   Ted   gets   a   shock   when   Kathryn’s   husband   phones   up   for   a   chat. Jill   is   discovered   sitting   in   the   dark   deep   in   contemplation.   Rosemary   has   a   chat   with Diane over the ownership of her son. Sandy admits to Kathryn he finds her a bit scary. 3119   from   March   1979   -   Jill,   who   had   suffered   a   miscarriage   a   few   years   earlier,   is outraged   that   Valerie   has   partaken   in   an   abortion.   Chris   is   informed   he   is   due   a   large sum   of   money   from   his   late   gran.   But   it   has   a   few   terms   attached   to   it.   Lloyd   has   been busy prodding his builders. 3120   from   March   1979   -   Meg   takes   Sandy   to   task   over   his   eating   habits.   Joe   MacDonald is   getting   nervous   over   his   relationship   with   Trina   Jameson.   Garage   boss   Colin   Dutton falls   under   the   spell   of   Linda   Welch’s   cleavage.   Rosemary   Hunter   enjoys   a   gossiping spree at the expense of Tish concerning Ted and Kathryn. 3121   from   March   1979   -   Linda   stuns   Benny   by   apologising   for   her   lack   of   manners. However   all   is   not   as   it   seems.      Mac   believes   it   won’t   be   long   before   wedding   bells   are ringing   for   him   and   Trina,   which   isn’t   a   great   thought   for   him.   Chris   tries   to   wrangle some   of   his   legacy   money   from   his   parents.   Unfortunately   he’s   not   entitled   to   any   until he’s 35 or gets married. Jill takes out Valerie’s abortion on Diane. 3122    from    March    1979    -    Chris    Hunter    proposes    marriage    to    Diane    Parker,    but    it wouldn’t   be   a   ‘love   match’   just   a   money   making   venture.   She   does   a   runner.   Jill   has   a feeling   that   Stan   is   up   to   something.   And   she   intends   to   find   out   just   exactly   what. Linda and Benny have a leg slapping match. 3123   from   March   1979   -   Sharon   Metcalfe   complains   to   Colin   that   Linda   is   lurking   around the   garage   far   too   much.   Kathryn   says   tom-ayto   while   Chris   says   tom-arto.   Meg   is stunned   to   learn   that   Stan   is   taking   Jill   to   court   for   full   custody   of   Sarah   Jane.   Benny   is accused of having sex with Linda. 3124   from   March   1979   -   David   informs   Rosemary   that   he   believes   their   son   is   up   to something   devious   in   order   to   get   hold   of   his   inheritance   money.   Benny   mopes   around the   garage   miserably. Tish   and   Lloyd   indulge   in   an   evening   of   culture.   Diane   and   Sharon ponder   the   pros   and   cons   of   arranged   marriages.   Lloyd   confesses   to   Meg   that   he   enjoys winding up Ted Hope. 3125   from   April   1979   -   Mac   describes   the   joy   of   living   with   a   dysfunctional   family   to Doris   Luke.   Kathryn   tries   to   get   her   father   to   do   her   dirty   work.   In   an   astonishing display   of   hypocrisy   she   believes   he’s   having   an   affair!   Jill   is   to   expect   an   arrival   at East Midlands Airport at 3pm, but who is arriving from Germany? 3126   from   April   1979   -   Jill   is   informed   that   Stan   won’t   be   coming   back   to   Birmingham to   deal   with   their   divorce.   Rosemary   is   positively   outraged   at   the   impending   marriage between   Chris   and   common   waitress   Diane   Parker.   David   is   also   rather   indignant   about the   whole   suggestion.   Doris   lectures   Joe   MacDonald   on   his   responsibilities   once   he’s   a husband. Jill is allowed to spend some time with Sarah Jane. 3127   from   April   1979   -   Rosemary   with   a   mad   glint   in   her   eye   takes   Diane   to   task.   Ted gives   Kathryn   the   push.   Kathryn   doesn’t   take   it   too   well.   Chris   takes   great   pleasure   in his parents displeasure at his latest ploy. Volume Nineteen 3128   from   April   1979   -   Colin   comes   to   the   conclusion   that   Linda’s   attentions   are becoming   a   tad   overbearing.   Ted   and   Kathryn   decide   to   make   a   public   display   of   their personal situation. Mac gets a three-line whip to move back in with his parents. 3129   from   April   1979   -   David   Hunter   comes   to   terms   with   his   son’s   latest   wayward actions.   Although   makes   it   clear   he   is   still   unhappy   about   using   Diane   to   gain   money. Kathryn   tells   Tish   that   she’s   going   back   to   America.   Later   Tish   informs   Ted   with   glee, and then gives him an extra kick when he’s down. 3130   from   April   1979   -   Sandy   Richardson   is   left   nearly   speechless   when   Tish   Hope moves   in   to   the   motel.   David   takes   ex-wife   Rosemary   to   task   when   she   attempts   to ‘buy   off’   Diane   Parker   over   the   pending   marriage   of   convenience   to   son   Chris.   Chris   will inherit   a   large   sum   of   money   from   his   late   grandmothers   will   should   he   marry.   Lloyd mopes   around   when   he   learns   of   Tish’s   situation.   David   and   Rosemary   plan   a   different way to scupper their sons cash-making plans. 3131   from   April   1979   -   David   informs   Rosemary   they   have   no   legal   powers   to   thwart Chris’   plans.   Edith   Tatum   sits   around   enjoying   the   motel   atmosphere.   Doris   Luke   has had   quite   enough   of   Linda   Welch   and   calls   the   scrubber   a   slut   to   her   face.   Rosemary makes Chris an offer he is compelled to reject. 3132   from April   1979   -   Linda   reeling   from   Doris’   comments   takes   out   her   annoyance   on Benny,   then   delivers   more   to   Colin   for   an   encore. Trina   talks   to   Joe   about   the   virtues   of fitted   kitchens.   Tish   remonstrates   with   David,   asking   him   to   keep   out   of   her   business, or   in   this   case   personal   life.   Edith   Tatum   has   sold   the   post   office   and   new   owner   Cyril Watkins is raring to go, as he fills up the shop with baked beans. 3133   from April   1979   -   Trina   confesses   to   Doris   she’s   been   winding   Joe   MacDonald   up   to teach   him   a   lesson.   Sandy   suggests   to   Diane   that   Chris’   plans   for   the   wedding   reception are   becoming   a   tad   excessive.   Rosemary   Hunter   indulges   in   a   favourite   past   time, poking   fun   at   Diane   Parker.   Doris   offers   to   help   out   at   Cyril’s   shop,   showing   him   how much of a scrubber she can be. 3134   from April   1979   -   Chris   indulges   in   some   emotional   blackmail   when   Diane   changes her   mind   about   the   wedding.   Cyril   basks   in   the   joys   of   running   his   own   shop.   Ted confides   in   Lloyd   that   Rosemary   puts   him   off   eating   while   Tish   decides   to   accept   an offer   of   a   date.   Edith Tatum   cuts   a   dashing   figure   when   she   appears   in   a   stylish   woollen tam o’shanter. 3135   from April   1979   -   Lloyd   tries   to   lure   Sandy   into   a   large   amount   of   lying   as   part   of   a plan   he’s   trying   to   put   into   place.   Cyril’s   daughter   Eira   is   nicely   surprised   to   discover her   father’s   shop   isn’t   a   hovel.   Colin   makes   it   clear   to   Linda   what   their   situation   is, she’s not entirely impressed by the information. 3136   from April   1979   -   It   takes Ted   and Tish   over   an   hour   to   realise   they’re   being   set   up by   Lloyd   Munro.   Benny   discovers   Linda   having   a   tearful   moment   in   a   car,   he   offers   her   a mucky   shoulder   to   cry   on.   Colin   Dutton   tells   Sharon   Metcalfe   that   if   Linda   turns   up   at the garage again she’s to tell her to bugger off. 3137   from   April   1979   -   Joe   sulks   when   he   learns   that   Trina   has   another   fella,   but   is beaten   in   the   sulking   stakes   by   Linda   when   she’s   made   aware   that   Benny   is   no   longer   at her   disposal.   Diane   decides   upon   her   wedding   dress,   a   spring   frock.   Colin   comes   to realise that Linda is not a tart that likes to be trifled with. 3138   from   April   1979   -   Diane   gets   her   frisk   on,   but   finds   that   her   latest   husband   is sound   asleep   thanks   to   large   amounts   of   booze.   Sandy   throws   a   wobbler   at   Meg,   much to   both   their   surprise.   Colin   is   made   fully   aware   of   Linda’s   blackmail   plans.   He’s   not happy. 3139   from April   1979   -   Chris   decides   its   time   to   claim   his