Mike finds a letter to Eddie amongst his mail. He realises that Eddie has been using his flat as a love nest. He tackles Hilda but she swears she hasn't helped Eddie. Don Worthington asks Rita to take in a sixteen-year old girl for a few days. She agrees as it's an emergency and Sharon Gaskell moves in. Mike tackles Eddie and he tells Mike about his copied key. Mike threatens to bring the police in. Eddie tells him that he's got nothing to offer a woman and used the flat to impress Marion. Mike agrees not to tell the police, feeling sorry for him. Eddie asks Mike if he could tell Marion the truth in the flat, Mike admires his cheek and agrees. Jackie Moffatt and Gail go out for the evening while Jackie's husband Geoff babysits. Len finds Sharon at No.9 who introduces herself as his new foster daughter. Sharon enjoys having a room of her own; Len enjoys Sharon's spirit. Ivy calls on Gail to find Geoff babysitting. She is put out that Gail is on the town.