The Langtons return home from Blanche's. The Ogdens entertain Eddie for lunch. They all get drunk together. Elsie and the Faircloughs have a good meal before Rita and Elsie start sparring off each other again. With Ken in Glasgow, Annie reluctantly invites Albert to join her and Fred for a meal. The Langtons decide to throw a party. Ray is glad that Deirdre seems so much better and the Bishops are relieved. Eddie's stock of turkeys arrive - a day late for Christmas. Elsie gets her own back at Rita's age remarks and tells her that people are talking about her and Fred.