Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Grimshaws of 11 Coronation Street

It was way back in 2007 when Debbie mentioned in the comments that Elsie Tanner’s maiden name was Grimshaw. I always thought it was odd that particular piece of information just sat there on the shelf, not being used. You … Continue reading

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Roy Cropper: Last Real Man on Coronation Street

Also, tonight’s episode aired on June 20, 2011, which puts us at six months and 8 days behind the current episodes. We’re getting there!

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Merry Christmas from Corrie Canuck

I miss Yana Lumb. On behalf of all of us here at Corrie Canuck World HQ, I’d like to wish all of you the best this Christmas and all the best in the new year!

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My Christmas Wishlist for Coronation Street

Dear Santa I’ve been a good boy this year but I don’t want to ask for much for Christmas. Instead, I’d rather you direct your powers of gift-giving to a certain Northern English street called "Coronation": Please stop sending every … Continue reading

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This is the Coronation Street Writers Room Right Now

“Ok, John Stape fell off a building and landed on his head. Let’s say he … got away? Everyone? Yes? Yes? Good. That’s lunch then.”

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“You’d think I asked for a unicorn sandwich…”

Oh, Tracy Barlow. Well, it is a specialty item. You wouldn’t expect Roy’s to have it.

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Obscure Football Reference of the Day

This is a bit late due to the smurfman watching the street via the CBC website these days… The night after Becky goes out on her night of revenge, she tells Steve that she spent the night with Steven Gerrard … Continue reading

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John Stape, I know it’s too late to say this but….

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Oh Coronation Street’s Alright, Mind You, There’s Some You’ll Have to Watch – 51 Today

Corrie Street is 51 years today! And for those who missed John’s posting, get yourself into¬† the Wayback machine and see the first episode ever!

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Update for Wednesday, Dec. 7: Spilled Milk

John and Fiz ¬†(The skinny: John’s web of lies is creeping closer to home, thanks in part to Chesney’s suspicions and digging. Baby Hope is getting bigger every day and doing fine. John and Fiz made the decision to give … Continue reading

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