January 27, 1987
Pauline visits Arthur in hospital and there is a mysterious drop in trade at the Vic. Naima decides to mend the roof herself and asks Tony to lend her his tools. He refuses saying it is no job for a woman. So she asks Hannah and she says "sure come on over and take your pick." She fixes the roof by putting a tile back in place and tells Debbie they should send the landlord a stiff bill. Pauline visits Arthur he is on some new pills with very bad side effects and she talks to the doctor who says they are going to take him off them. Carmel visits Mary to check on Annie to find the room is a mess and Annie is dirty. Michelle comes by later and offers to help her clear the room but Mary refuses her help and sends her off. Pat and Lofty talk about what they could do to pick the pub business up. Pat calls up some old girlfriend and invites her to bring some friends over. Lofty tries to help Kathy with the knitting and fouls up the machine. Mehmet calls and wants to pick up the jumpers at 8 Thursday morning. Then the knitting machine breaks. Tom puts up a Valentine poster in the Vic. Pat tells Sue and Tom that Mary was beat up by a geezer she picked up. Dot rushes right over to Mary to preach about the evils of selling yourself for money. Mary dashes out to have a go at Pat for telling everyone that she was on the game.