Don tells Ivy that she needs help and suggests she contacts Alcoholics Anonymous. She refuses to accept she's an alcoholic. Lisa decides to stay away from Des for the time being. Derek discovers that Nigel Chadwick attends Weatherfield Comprehensive. Nigel offends him by getting a girl to call him "Mr Carpet Head". Derek realises that he's surrounded by enemies. Lisa tells Jack she's fed up of Vera getting at her and she may move back to Blackpool. Jack begs her not to leave. Deirdre is shocked when Tracy buys a new dress. She realises Tracy is now a young woman and has to struggle with her emotions. The Platts decide to let Carmel stay another night as they know she's scared of the nurses' home. Jack tells Vera that her tongue is driving Lisa and Tom away. Vera is horrified and tells Lisa she can see Des whenever she wants to. Lisa assures her that Des is not after her. Ivy tells Don she turns to drink as she's frightened of being alone. He refuses to be emotionally blackmailed but agrees to move back permanently to keep her off the bottle. She is thrilled.