Monthly Archives: September 2010

Update for Tuesday, September 29, 2010. Bad Santa

While waiting for the bus, Ken sees Janice heading into the café so he runs in to meet her. He discusses Pete and Leanne’s plan for the new wine bar and his reservations about it, expecting Janice to feel the … Continue reading

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Obscure Pop Culture Reference of the Day

Last night, when Graeme was teasing Gary about his army weekend, Eddie tried to intimidate him by suggesting Gary knew that one-handed fighting skill that incapacitates your opponent. Graeme mocked him by suggesting that Eddie was referring to the “Vulcan … Continue reading

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Update for Wednesday, Sept. 22: Tarred’n’Feathered

DC Slouchy is trying to poke holes in John Stape’s story in the interview room. The constable wants to know why Rosie would make up the story she has. John speculates that it might be because Rosie is greedy or … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, September 21. That’s the last Chicken Kiev you’ll get off me!

We begin where we left off with Rosie screaming in the street for help. Bill hears her cries and comes quickly to her aid where she tells him that John tried to assault her. Despite his denials and the fact … Continue reading

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The Road to Coronation Street

Tonight in the UK, BBC4 aired a TV movie called The Road to Coronation Street. The film details how series creator Tony Warren managed to create a nightly drama about the lives of working class people in the north of … Continue reading

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Obscure Football Reference Of The Day

When Maria, Helen and Barry were getting ready to leave for Ireland, she pulled a blue shirt of a bag of clothes destined for the charity shop. Maria holds it to her nose, and says she can still smell Liam. … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, September 12, 2010. The Darling Buds of November

Carla has arrived at Maria’s door, to see what was up about Tony being arrested. Helen Connor is, of course, delighted that now that she’s made her peace with Maria, Carla has arrived just in time to be her new … Continue reading

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Update for Wednesday, Sept. 8: A Confession of Muhrdur!

We open as Roy Cropper, non-swimmer, plunges to the bottom of murky Weatherfield Canal, past an old rusty bicycle. Tony watches dispassionately. Hayley and Maria are at the Croppers’. Hayley is becoming more agitated and wants to phone the police. … Continue reading

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Update for Tuesday, September 7, 2010. Man Overboard!

(Illustration by artist Thea Brine, it originally appeared here) Outside Roy’s Rolls, John Stape sweeps the sidewalk out front as Tony Gordon watches from the shadows. Maria returns home to find Ozzy upstairs and Tony gone. Back at the café, … Continue reading

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Felicity Kendal

Last week Joe kept calling Gail ‘Felicity Kendal’ when she shows up in her “handyman” outfit to work on the boat. This is referring Felicity Kendal’s role in that 70’s BritCom, ‘The Good Life’ or as we got it over … Continue reading

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