August 9, 2004
Den gets increasingly furious about the continual phone messages that he's taking for Chrissie. Feeling as if he's being taunted, things get worse when Dennis moves Zoe in. To keep himself occupied and to reassert his bachelor status, Den arranges a boy's card game. However, Den is left disappointed when Dennis and Andy both leave to see their women and he is left alone. Sonia is struggling to keep her patience at Pauline's and is desperate for her and Martin to get a place of their own, Martin is reluctant and doesn't want to upset Pauline. Things are taken out of his hands however when Pauline finds details that Sonia has collected about flat lettings. Dot is terrified about her forthcoming treatment, however continues to keep her worries to herself. Paul bonds with the basketball team as they attempt to raise cash for new kits. He holds a pool competition that is a real hit and he starts to revel in his success.