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Sleeping Partners

by | 13th, May 2004

‘FRED Elliot’s plans to treat himself to a tasty Thai are about to backfire horribly as his Oriental Flower turns out to be slightly more home grown than he’d hoped.

Weatherfield rock

Fellow Square Dealer Dennis has helped Fred to post his details on “t’internet” in the hope of meeting a potential wife (ideally one who’s deaf and blind).

Fred’s taking it very seriously and is even trying to lose weight in a bid to woo Mrs Elliot the Fourth. Unfortunately for him though, he’s going to lose pounds of a different nature, as ‘friend’ Dennis is setting Fred up with a Manchester market stall trader called Stacey.

“I’ve found us another one!” he told her. “And this one’s loaded.” Poor Fred, he can’t even order a mail-order bride properly; still at least the postage will be cheaper.

Elsewhere in Weatherfield, the path of true love is proving just as rocky for others. Candice’s new boyfriend Tim seems to be as illusive as a Victoria Beckham hit single. He did graciously agree to turn up to Maria’s 21st birthday party but he stayed only long enough to charm Candice into bed and then left so quickly he must have left skid marks on the duvet.

Janice will also be looking for a quick exit later this week, when she wakes up in bed with Les. Janice agreed to meet Les for a drink to celebrate their divorce, a drink Les took to mean a date.

He’d ushered Chesney and Kirk round to Fizz’s and put on his best pulling gear: the infamous leopard skin jacket that looks like a Showaddywaddy cast-off. Janice is clearly suffering from some form of brain damage after the factory fire as she not only agreed to

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